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Version: 14.1

Filter Models & Objects

ADONIS includes a filter mechanism which allows you to control the visibility of models and objects:

Reset State Filter on Scenario Switch

Your state filter settings will remain in effect until you switch to another scenario. The filter settings will be saved in the background and reapplied when you switch back to the original application scenario.

Filter Models and Objects by State

Depending on the configuration of the release workflows in ADONIS, models and objects can have different states. The state filter allows filtering models and objects according to these states. Models and objects which do not match the filter are hidden from the Explorer, dashboards, charts, etc.

If the state filter is turned off again, all models and objects will be displayed.


You can use the state filter to display only versioned models in the "Released" state (icon ). All other models are hidden and will be visible once the status filter is removed.


The state filter is only available if the model release workflow or the document release workflow is enabled.

Filtered Model and Object Types

Only model and object types with a state set by a release workflow are evaluated by the state filter:

  • Model Release Workflow

    Business Process Diagrams, Process Landscapes and Processes are affected.

  • Document Release Workflow

    Documents are affected.

Special Case: Hide "Draft" State

When you hide the "Draft" state (icon ), creating new instances of the currently hidden model and object types is not allowed. All other model and object types are not affected by this limitation.


The attributes which are evaluated for the state filter vary depending on the Application Library in use and product configuration. In the ADONIS BPMS Application Library, the state filter evaluates the attribute State. This attribute is located in the Notebook chapter "Change History".

Activate the State Filter

In order to activate the state filter:

 State Filter

  1. Click the Filter button , and then click State filter (1).

  2. Select the state types which should be visible in ADONIS (2).

  3. Click Apply (3). Only versioned models and objects with a matching state are visible now.

Optionally you can also:

State Types

Each state type bundles certain release workflow states:

  • Draft

    Select to view draft versions of models and objects.

  • Review

    Select to view models and objects that are currently being reviewed.

  • Released

    Select to view released models and objects (released, valid etc.).

  • Archived

    Select to view archived models and objects.

Extended View

Use the Extended View to fine-tune which states are displayed (instead of state types). In order to do so:

 State Filter - Extended View

  1. In the table, select the states which should be visible in ADONIS (1).

  2. Click Apply (2).

Only versioned models and objects in the selected state(s) are visible now.