The Element view

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The Element view

Key:

  • 1. The “Element” view tab.
  • 2. The “Element” view toolbar.
  • 3. The “UML” group.
  • 4. The “Extensions” group.

Stereotypes

From the Element contextual menu:

  • Add stereotype [3 – Add stereotype(s)…] : Opens the “Add stereotype” window, in which you can select the stereotype(s) you want to add to the selected element.
  • Remove [8 – Delete / Del key] : Remove the stereotype from the selected element.
  • Cut [16 – Cut / Ctrl+X key] : Cut the stereotype from the selected element.
  • Copy [17 – Copy / Ctrl+C key] : Copy the stereotype from the selected element.
  • Paste [18 – Paste / Ctrl+V key] : Paste the stereotype to the selected element.

From the Element toolbar:

  • Add stereotype [3] : Opens the “Add stereotype” window, in which you can select the stereotype(s) you want to add to the selected element.
  • Remove [8 / Del key] : Remove the stereotype from the selected element.
  • Move up [11] Moves the selected stereotype up.
  • Move down [12] Moves the selected stereotype down.

Note: For more information, see “Adding stereotypes to elements”.

UML Group

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The “UML” group of the “Element” view

Key:

  1. “UML” group.

  2. Type of the selected element.

  3. “Picking” field.

  4. UML properties of the element.

From the “Value” cell of the property of your choice:

  • Enter/Modify a simple property [Left-click] : Makes the “Value” field of the property active, enabling you to enter or modify information in it.

  • Enter/Modify a ‘picking’ property (4) [Left-click] : Makes the ‘picking’ functionality active, enabling you to pick an element into the explorers or diagram in order to fill the field.

    You can also use [Ctrl-Space] short-cut to display a drop down list of the elements available for this field.

Note: For more information, see “Modifying an element’s properties”.

Extensions Group

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The “Extensions” group of the “Element” view

From the Tagged Values fields:

  • Add/Remove a tagged value which has no parameters [Right-click on the tickbox] : Adds the tagged value in question to the selected element. To remove the tagged value from the selected element, just uncheck the tickbox.

  • Add/Remove a tagged value which has one parameter [Right-click on the field] : Activates the “Value” field, enabling you to directly enter the value of the tagged values parameter. Once a value has been defined, the tagged value is added to the selected element. To remove the tagged value from the selected element, just activate the “Value” field and remove the defined parameter value. The tagged value is then removed from the selected element.

  • Add a tagged value which can have several parameters [Right-click on the field] : Opens the “Edit tagged value parameters” window, in which you can define and add parameters to the tagged value. Once one or several values have been defined, the tagged value is added to the selected element. To remove the tagged value from the selected element, just click in the “Value” field to open the “Edit tagged value parameters” window and remove all the parameters. The tagged value is then removed from the selected element.

Note: For more information, see “Adding tagged values to elements”.

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