SAP Knowledge Base Article - Preview

2270393 - Element IDs change after import/export of BPMN files - SAP PD


  • In a BPMN file, each object are identified by string values.

    Example, <bpmn2:startEvent id="StartEvent_1">

  • Import a BPMN 2.0 file generated outside SAP PowerDesigner then export the Business Process Model as a standard BPMN 2.0 file, the ID values have changed for BPMN elements:

     <bpmn2:startEvent id="_U-gR9MBREeW_kvNEP17uUQ" name="Start_1">

  • The IDs should be preserved to support round-trip importing and exporting of BPMN 2.0 files.



SAP PowerDesigner 16.6 (PD)


SAP PowerDesigner all versions


"business process model", CR794934, 794934 , KBA , BC-SYB-PD , PowerDesigner , Bug Filed

About this page

This is a preview of a SAP Knowledge Base Article. Click more to access the full version on SAP ONE Support launchpad (Login required).

Search for additional results

Visit SAP Support Portal's SAP Notes and KBA Search.