News from the project

Improved Container Selection Lands in bpmn-js

Published by Nico Rehwaldt on Thursday, 02 June 2022.


We are excited to announce the bpmn-js@9.1 release: The release allows you to select container elements by clicking on them anywhere. That significantly improves the interaction with participants and expanded sub-processes.

You can now click anywhere into a container to select it:

Improved participant/sub-process selection shipped with bpmn-js@9.1

Enjoy the new container selection in larger process and collaboration diagrams.

Try out the change on

What is Next?

We're currently in the middle of our quarterly spring cleaning, working on several additional core modeling improvements.

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