How do I Divide an Entity?

Dividing Entities

A single entity is split or divided up into two or more entities.

Suggested Technique

  1. From the activity where the entity is divided, connect one or more Create routings, each specifying the quantity of entities to create for that particular new entity.
  2. Don’t create any other output routing connections for the original entity to take. This causes the original entity to exit the system.

Example: A company receives telephone orders from which an invoice and a shipping request are generated. The invoice and shipping request continue on through the model, but the call is ended at the Take Order activity.

TO DO: Create entity graphics for both of the new entities. Change both routings from the Take Order activity to Create routings with the Created entity name: entered as shown above.

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