With a Message Start Event you can start a BPMN model. "Message" is not restricted to emails or calls: Every action that represents or contains information for a recipient is a message.

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A start event can only be created via the elements toolbar.

ExecutionOn Event: Input message (define the corresponding type of message in your own Library or Data Model class).

Editing and Styling

  • Refer to Working with the BPMN Editor for further information regarding editing of BPMN elements using the different context menus on the diagram pane.
  • Refer to Styling BPMN Elements for further information regarding styling possibilities for BPMN elements, for example how to change the background color, the font style and size etc.


Click the icon to download a simple example model that shows what you can do with Start Events in Scheer PAS Designer.