Re: Flow Chart Question: Repeated Process

Subject: Re: Flow Chart Question: Repeated Process
From: Mike Starr <mike -at- writestarr -dot- com>
To: Ed <glassnet -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2008 22:36:42 -0500

Don't know if it's a standard but here's what I do. I isolate the repeated process on the flowchart drawing page with a small circle at the top of the repeated process. I put a letter in the circle. At the end of the repeated process I put a small circle with the next letter in the alphabet in it.

Then when I need to send someone to that process from the main flowchart, I add the first letter in a circle at that point. Where the repeated process rejoins the main flowchart, I add a circle with the second letter.

For an example, see:

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> On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 2:55 PM, Hemstreet, Deborah
> <DHemstreet -at- kaydon -dot- com> wrote:
>> Does anyone know if there is a standard for showing a repeated process
>> in a flow chart?
>> I have a flowchart where a certain process is followed. There is a
>> decision "Ifs" that is followed by SEVERAL decision "Ifs".
>> One of tertiary "Ifs" determines all is OK and goes BACK to TWO of the
>> possible initial "Ifs" and then closure...
>> So is there any way, without a LOT of crossing lines, to give a symbol
>> and simply indicate which flow to follow for the two repeat processes?
>> Thanks in advance
>> Deborah

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