Creating Diagrams

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Creating Diagrams

Diagrams represent visually how modeling elements interact, what is their structure, dependencies, hierarchy, and so on. Diagrams must belong to a package in the project, and therefore must be created under an existing package in the Model Tree window. You can move diagrams from one package to another at any time, by dragging them into a destination package.

 

 

To create a new diagram:

1.Right-click a package in the Model Tree window.
2.Select New Diagram | <Diagram Kind>.

 

You can also create a new diagram from the Diagram Tree window, as follows:

 

1.Right-click the root node ("Diagrams") in the Diagram Tree window.
2.Select a package where the diagram should belong, and click OK.

 

When the diagram window is active, the toolbars displays only modeling elements applicable to the current diagram kind. The diagram kind is displayed in the Properties window after you click an empty area of the diagram. In addition to this, the following icons depict the diagram kind.

 

Icon

Description

ic-d-activity

Activity Diagram

ic-d-bpmn

BPMN 1 (Business Process Modeling Notation) Business Process Diagram

um_ic_bpmn2_business_process_diagram

BPMN 2 Business Process Diagram

um_ic_bpmn2_choreography_diagram

BPMN 2 Choreography Diagram

um_ic_bpmn2_collaboration_diagram

BPMN 2 Collaboration Diagram

ic-mod-diagram

Class Diagram

ic-d-commun

Communication Diagram

ic-comp-diag

Component Diagram

ic-d-compstr

Composite Structure Diagram

um_ic_database_diagram

Database Diagram

ic-mod-node-diag

Deployment Diagram

ic-d-interOv

Interaction Overview Diagram

ic-mod-object

Object Diagram

ic-d-package

Package Diagram

ic-d-profile

Profile Diagram

um_ic_protocol_state_machine_diagram

Protocol State Machine Diagram

ic-seq-diag

Sequence Diagram

ic-d-statem

State Machine Diagram

ic-d-sysdias

SysML diagrams (9 diagram types)

ic-d-timing

Timing Diagram

ic-d-usecase

Use Case Diagram

ic-d-schema

XML Schema Diagram


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