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Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

Les diagrammes de type organigramme des tâches du projet (OTP) ou structure de découpage du projet (SDP), ou encore Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) (en anglais) sont encore en phase de test : leur syntaxe peut évoluer sans aucune garantie.

WBS diagram are still in beta: the syntax may change without notice.

Syntaxe OrgMode

OrgMode syntax

La syntaxe est compatible avec celle de OrgMode.

@startwbs
* Business Process Modelling WBS
** Launch the project
*** Complete Stakeholder Research
*** Initial Implementation Plan
** Design phase
*** Model of AsIs Processes Completed
**** Model of AsIs Processes Completed1
**** Model of AsIs Processes Completed2
*** Measure AsIs performance metrics
*** Identify Quick Wins
** Complete innovate phase
@endwbs

This syntax is compatible with OrgMode

@startwbs
* Business Process Modelling WBS
** Launch the project
*** Complete Stakeholder Research
*** Initial Implementation Plan
** Design phase
*** Model of AsIs Processes Completed
**** Model of AsIs Processes Completed1
**** Model of AsIs Processes Completed2
*** Measure AsIs performance metrics
*** Identify Quick Wins
** Complete innovate phase
@endwbs

Changement de direction [<, >]

Change direction

Vous pouvez changer de direction en utilisant :
  • <
  • >

@startwbs
* Business Process Modelling WBS
** Launch the project
*** Complete Stakeholder Research
*** Initial Implementation Plan
** Design phase
*** Model of AsIs Processes Completed
****< Model of AsIs Processes Completed1
****> Model of AsIs Processes Completed2
***< Measure AsIs performance metrics
***< Identify Quick Wins
@endwbs

You can change direction using < and >

@startwbs
* Business Process Modelling WBS
** Launch the project
*** Complete Stakeholder Research
*** Initial Implementation Plan
** Design phase
*** Model of AsIs Processes Completed
****< Model of AsIs Processes Completed1
****> Model of AsIs Processes Completed2
***< Measure AsIs performance metrics
***< Identify Quick Wins
@endwbs

Notation arithmétique [+, -]

Arithmetic notation

Vous pouvez utiliser la notation suivante (avec des + ou des -) pour choisir le côté du diagramme.

@startwbs
+ New Job
++ Decide on Job Requirements
+++ Identity gaps
+++ Review JDs
++++ Sign-Up for courses
++++ Volunteer
++++ Reading
++- Checklist
+++- Responsibilities
+++- Location
++ CV Upload Done
+++ CV Updated
++++ Spelling & Grammar
++++ Check dates
---- Skills
+++ Recruitment sites chosen
@endwbs

You can use the following notation to choose diagram side.

@startwbs
+ New Job
++ Decide on Job Requirements
+++ Identity gaps
+++ Review JDs
++++ Sign-Up for courses
++++ Volunteer
++++ Reading
++- Checklist
+++- Responsibilities
+++- Location
++ CV Upload Done
+++ CV Updated
++++ Spelling & Grammar
++++ Check dates
---- Skills
+++ Recruitment sites chosen
@endwbs

Multi-lignes

Multilines

Vous pouvez utiliser : et ; pour obtenir une boîte multi-lignes, comme sur MindMap.

@startwbs
* <&flag> Debian
** <&globe> Ubuntu

***:Linux Mint
Open Source;

*** Kubuntu
*** ...
@endwbs

[Réf. QA-13945]

You can use : and ; to have multilines box, as on MindMap.

@startwbs
* <&flag> Debian
** <&globe> Ubuntu

***:Linux Mint
Open Source;

*** Kubuntu
*** ...
@endwbs

[Ref. QA-13945]

Masquer les bordures [_]

Removing box

Vous pouvez enlever les contours des boîtes en utilisant le caractère tiret bas (_), comme pour les cartes MindMap.

@startwbs
+ Project
 + Part One
  + Task 1.1
   - LeftTask 1.2
   + Task 1.3
  + Part Two
   + Task 2.1
   + Task 2.2
   -_ Task 2.2.1 To the left boxless
   -_ Task 2.2.2 To the Left boxless
   +_ Task 2.2.3 To the right boxless
@endwbs

[Ref. QA-13297] [Ref. QA-13355]

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WARNING

You can use underscore _ to remove box drawing.

Boxless on Arithmetic notation

Several boxless node

@startwbs
+ Project
 + Part One
  + Task 1.1
   - LeftTask 1.2
   + Task 1.3
  + Part Two
   + Task 2.1
   + Task 2.2
   -_ Task 2.2.1 To the left boxless
   -_ Task 2.2.2 To the Left boxless
   +_ Task 2.2.3 To the right boxless
@endwbs

All boxless node

@startwbs
+_ Project
 +_ Part One
  +_ Task 1.1
   -_ LeftTask 1.2
   +_ Task 1.3
  +_ Part Two
   +_ Task 2.1
   +_ Task 2.2
   -_ Task 2.2.1 To the left boxless
   -_ Task 2.2.2 To the Left boxless
   +_ Task 2.2.3 To the right boxless
@endwbs

Boxless on OrgMode syntax

Several boxless node

@startwbs
* World
** America 
***_ Canada 
***_ Mexico
***_ USA
** Europe
***_  England
***_  Germany
***_  Spain
@endwbs

[Ref. QA-13297]

All boxless node

@startwbs
*_ World
**_ America 
***_ Canada 
***_ Mexico
***_ USA
**_ Europe
***_  England
***_  Germany
***_  Spain
@endwbs

[Ref. QA-13355]

Colors (with inline or style color)

It is possible to change node color:

  • with inline color

@startwbs
*[#SkyBlue] this is the partner workpackage
**[#pink] this is my workpackage
** this is another workpackage
@endwbs

@startwbs
+[#SkyBlue] this is the partner workpackage
++[#pink] this is my workpackage
++ this is another workpackage
@endwbs

[Ref. QA-12374, only from v1.2020.20]

  • with style color

@startwbs
<style>
wbsDiagram {
  .pink {
      BackgroundColor pink
  }
  .your_style_name {
      BackgroundColor SkyBlue
  }
}
</style>
* this is the partner workpackage <<your_style_name>>
** this is my workpackage <<pink>>
** this is another workpackage
@endwbs

@startwbs
<style>
wbsDiagram {
  .pink {
      BackgroundColor pink
  }
  .your_style_name {
      BackgroundColor SkyBlue
  }
}
</style>
+ this is the partner workpackage <<your_style_name>>
++ this is my workpackage <<pink>>
++ this is another workpackage
@endwbs

Using style

It is possible to change diagram style.

@startwbs
<style>
wbsDiagram {
  // all lines (meaning connector and borders, there are no other lines in WBS) are black by default
  Linecolor black
  arrow {
    // note that connector are actually "arrow" even if they don't look like as arrow
    // This is to be consistent with other UML diagrams. Not 100% sure that it's a good idea
    // So now connector are green
    LineColor green
  }
  :depth(0) {
      // will target root node
      BackgroundColor White
      RoundCorner 10
      LineColor red
      // Because we are targetting depth(0) for everything, border and connector for level 0 will be red
  }
  arrow {
    :depth(2) {
      // Targetting only connector between Mexico-Chihuahua and USA-Texas
      LineColor blue
      LineStyle 4
      LineThickness .5
    }
  }
  node {
    :depth(2) {
      LineStyle 2
      LineThickness 2.5
    }
  }
  boxless {
    // will target boxless node with '_'
    FontColor darkgreen
  }  
}
</style>
* World
** America 
*** Canada 
*** Mexico
**** Chihuahua
*** USA
**** Texas
***< New York 
** Europe
***_  England
***_  Germany
***_  Spain
@endwbs

Word Wrap

Using MaximumWidth setting you can control automatic word wrap. Unit used is pixel.

@startwbs


<style>
node {
    Padding 12
    Margin 3
    HorizontalAlignment center
    LineColor blue
    LineThickness 3.0
    BackgroundColor gold
    RoundCorner 40
    MaximumWidth 100
}

rootNode {
    LineStyle 8.0;3.0
    LineColor red
    BackgroundColor white
    LineThickness 1.0
    RoundCorner 0
    Shadowing 0.0
}

leafNode {
    LineColor gold
    RoundCorner 0
    Padding 3
}

arrow {
    LineStyle 4
    LineThickness 0.5
    LineColor green
}
</style>

* Hi =)
** sometimes i have node in wich i want to write a long text
*** this results in really huge diagram
**** of course, i can explicit split with a\nnew line
**** but it could be cool if PlantUML was able to split long lines, maybe with an option who specify the maximum width of a node

@endwbs


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