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Can't create new BPMN2 model - project does not exist? Select parent folder? [message #996780] Wed, 02 January 2013 22:11 Go to next message
Edward Henigin is currently offline Edward HeniginFriend
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I'm at the very beginning... I've just updated Java to 1.7.10, installed Eclipse for the first time 3.7, and updated BPMN2 to 0.2.0. Then I tried following the screencast given here

http://eclipse.org/bpmn2-modeler/videos/BPMN2Modeler-SimpleProcess.htm

and immediately trip up. When I select a BPMN2 Model wizard and hit Next, the next dialog asks to create a new BPMN2 model, it wants a parent folder. But I don't seem to be able to enter anything at all to let me proceed. I have no idea what to do to get past this screen? Screenshot below. I can't figure out what to do to get the 'Next >' or 'Finish' buttons to become active.

Thanks,

Ed

Edit: this forum software won't let me link to an external screenshot since I have less than 5 messages. Ok great. Well here's the link to the screenshot, you'll need to manually delete the space between 'googleusercontent.' and 'com' to make it work.

lh4.googleusercontent. com/-2uuiHFhdWpY/UOStZ9eIlBI/AAAAAAACUzg/z-aNN5ircl8/s912/BPMN2%2520create%2520problem.PNG
Re: Can't create new BPMN2 model - project does not exist? Select parent folder? [message #997059 is a reply to message #996780] Thu, 03 January 2013 14:08 Go to previous message
Robert Brodt is currently offline Robert BrodtFriend
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Hi Edward, welcome to the wonderful world of eclipse and BPMN2 Smile

The reason you are not able to create a new BPMN2 process file is because you have not yet created a project. If you are using (or planning on using) the jBPM5 runtime, you should probably install JBoss Tools (JBT) or JBoss Developer Studio (JBDS) - one is the subscription edition, the other is the community supported version. Then create a new project using the "jBPM project" wizard. Now you should be able to create the BPMN2 process in the src/main/resources package.

If you're not familiar with JBT/JBDS, it's probably a good idea to look through the documentation first, here: http://www.jboss.org/drools/documentation

Let me know if you get stuck again Wink

Cheers,
Bob
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