Coverage of UML2¶
Modelio XMI Import/Export is designed to enable all model elements to be imported and exported.
However, at this time, only some of the elements defined in the UML2 metamodel are managed. Details on exactly what is covered are provided below.
It should also be noted that imports/exports may be incomplete, because of the differences that exist between the UML2 and Modelio metamodels.
Static diagram elements¶
All class diagram elements are managed.
All object diagram elements are managed.
All component diagram elements are managed.
All deployment diagram elements are managed.
All package diagram elements are managed.
Composite structure diagrams
All composite structure diagram elements are managed.
Behavioral diagram elements¶
Use case diagrams
All use case diagram elements are managed.
All state diagram elements are managed.
All activity diagram elements are managed.
Dynamic diagram elements¶
All sequence diagram elements are managed.
Communication diagram elements are not yet managed.
Timing diagram elements are not managed by Modelio.
Templates are managed.
Profiles can be imported into Modelio but they must be defined in a module.
This means that the UML profile must be imported into a module by using the XMI Import Profile command.
Profiles can also be exported from Modelio through the XMI Export Profile command.
Modelio compatibility option¶
By activating the Modelio/Modelio compatibility option, it is possible to export and re-import notes with their associated type. If this option has not been activated, the types of notes are lost (UML2 restriction). By default, imported notes are of “comment” type.
Note: Some metaclasses define notions that are only present either in UML2 or in Modelio, but not in both. These cannot be imported or exported.
Examples: In sequence diagrams, “Continuations” do not exist in Modelio and cannot therefore be imported. “ConsiderIgnoreFragments” are imported simply as “CombinedFragments”.