Our monitors are not as big as white boards, but we model our business processes on them and often need as much space as possible. To utilize the most space best thing would be if we had the entire screen area to work with and could hide all the “fluff”.
jBPM Designer is typically embedded as the BPMN2.0 Web-Editor in Drools Guvnor. As Guvnor has other visual components such as the navigation bar, header, footer etc, when modelling our processes they really get in the way:
To address this problem in jBPM Designer we have added Full-Screen capability which allows users to display the modelling area across the entire screen area. To do that, click on the “Full Screen” button in the Designer navigation bar:
And here is what the Full-Screen mode looks like:
Full-Screen mode is currently supported by Firefox, Chrome and Safari browsers. This new feature is currently in Designer master repo and will be part of the next release.