Exporting Diagrams via XML

Guide to exporting diagrams in XML format

This approach is suited to migrate individual diagrams and transfers only the diagram content to the target environment.

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No Metadata is transferred along with the diagram using this approach

This approach is a very fast way to transfer diagrams between environments that does not require admin privileges.
However the diagram metadata, i.e. information about the diagram, e.g. its' description, who created/updated it, the contributors and consumers and so on, are not exported along with the diagram.

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A – Select ‘Export’ then ’XML’ on the DIAGRAM pane

B – Uncheck the ‘Compressed’ option, if you want to export it uncompressed, i.e. in human readable XML format

C – Click EXPORT

D – The XML file will download automatically once ready. Drag and drop it (compressed or uncompressed) on the canvas on the target environment (option 1)

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E – Navigate to ‘Edit Diagram’ on the DIAGRAM pane

F – Select ‘Add to Existing Diagram’ in the drop-down menu

G – Delete the content here and paste the clean (uncompressed) XML here and click OK (option 2)