1. What You Will Learn

After finishing this guide you will understand how to manage command repositories in the BPMN Editor app.

2. What are Commands?

Each Command handles a certain task (e.g. creating a directory). They can be run on their own or be chained together and thereby represent the smallest building block of a Workflow

3. What is a Command Repository?

A command repository represents a collection of commands, this repository then can be added to BPMN Editor app, thereby the app will be able to fetch all the commands from the repository and will make them available to use.

4. Managing Commands

The following chapters will teach you how to manage your Commands.

4.1. Open the Command Repository Dialog

To open the Command dialog navigate to Preferences > Commands as seen below:

Editor Command Repos
Figure 1. Open the Command Repository Dialog

This Dialog is used for managing your command repositories.

PAK Editor Repos
Figure 2. Command Repository Dialog

4.2. Add Nexus and Artifactory Repository

Adding a nexus/artifactory repository works by simply clicking on one of the provided buttons in the upper section of the window. The displaying dialog will take all the information needed in order to add the repository. Once all the information is given the repository can be added by clicking the “Add” button.

PAK Editor Add Maven Repo
Figure 3. Adding a maven based Repository
PAK Editor Add OpenAPI Repo
Figure 4. Adding a Open Api based “Repository”

4.3. Editing a Repository

Editing of a repository works by simply clicking the edit button of one of the repositories.

Editor Edit Repo
Figure 5. Edit Repository Dialog

4.4. Deleting a Repository

A repository can be deleted by clicking the “Remove” Button of the repository which should be deleted.

Editor Remove Repo
Figure 6. For each Repository is a “Remove” button

4.5. Enable/Disable a repository

A repository can be enabled/disabled by selecting/deselecting the checkbox in the enabled column. The commands of a disabled repository will not be made available and thereby not be shown.

Editor Disabled repo
Figure 7. Disabled “Codebeamer Open API” Command Repository

4.6. Saving changes

All changes (e.g. toggle enable/disable, add / deletion of a repository), will be made permanently by clicking the “Save changes” button on the right lower side of the window.

Editor Save Repos
Figure 8. Dont forget to press the “Save Changes” button