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Basic Flowchart Symbols and Meaning

Basic Flowchart Symbols and Meaning

Flowcharts are the best for visually representation the business processes and the flow of a custom-order process through various departments within an organization. ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Flowcharts solution offers the full set of predesigned basic flowchart symbols which are gathered at two libraries: Flowchart and Flowcharts Rapid Draw. Among them are: process, terminator, decision, data, document, display, manual loop, and many other specific symbols. The meaning for each symbol offered by ConceptDraw gives the presentation about their proposed use in professional Flowcharts for business and technical processes, software algorithms, well-developed structures of web sites, Workflow diagrams, Process flow diagram and correlation in developing on-line instructional projects or business process system. Use of ready flow chart symbols in diagrams is incredibly useful - you need simply drag desired from the libraries to your document and arrange them in required order. There are a few serious alternatives to Visio for Mac, one of them is ConceptDraw PRO. It is one of the main contender with the most similar features and capabilities. Read more
Flow process chart is used in quality control to display the action sequence of physical or manual process.
Flow process chart is useful for recording actions and documenting the production process.
Flow process chart helps to analyze and improve the process steps.
Flow process chart is more preferable than flowchart for documenting the mostly sequential processes.
Three types of flow process charts include: 1) man-type charts depicting the person actions, 2) material-type charts displaying the actions with product or material object, 3) equipment-type charts visualizing the useage of tools and equipment.
The set of symbols used in the flow process charts was developed by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
This flow process chart example was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Matrices solution from the Marketing area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
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