Inheritance diagrams

The aim of this automatic diagram is to show where a class is situated within its inheritance graph.

Contents

  • Class C itself.
  • C’s parent classes and interfaces.
  • The classes derived from C.
  • The implementation and inheritance links.

Applicable elements

Inheritance diagrams can be created on any Classifier.

Layout

  • Class C is placed in the center of the diagram.
  • C’s parent classes and interface:
    • are placed above C.
    • are viewed in “simple” mode.
    • are exactly the same size and are horizontally aligned.
  • C’s child classes and interface:
    • are placed below C.
    • are viewed in “simple” mode.
    • are exactly the same size and are horizontally aligned.

Note: All elements present in this diagram have a specific associated style.

Example

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