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Profile Diagram

Create Profile Diagram

To create a Profile Diagram:
  1. 1.
    Select first an element where a new Profile Diagram to be contained as a child.
  2. 2.
    Select Model | Add Diagram | Profile Diagram in Menu Bar or select Add Diagram | Profile Diagram in Context Menu.
See also
UML Profile Diagram - For more information about UML Profile Diagram.

Profile

To create a Profile (model element only) by Menu:
  1. 1.
    Select an Element where a new Profile to be contained.
  2. 2.
    Select Model | Add | Profile in Menu Bar or Add | Profile in Context Menu.

MetaClass

To create a MetaClass:
  1. 1.
    Select MetaClass in Toolbox.
  2. 2.
    Drag on the diagram as the size of MetaClass.
To create a MetaClass (model element only) by Menu:
  1. 1.
    Select an Element where a new MetaClass to be contained.
  2. 2.
    Select Model | Add | MetaClass in Menu Bar or Add | MetaClass in Context Menu.
You can use QuickEdit for MetaClass by double-click or press Enter on a selected MetaClass.
  • Name Expression : Edit name expression.
    Syntax of Name Expression
    expression ::= [ '<<' stereotype `>>` ] [ visibility ] name
    stereotype ::= (identifier)
    visibility ::= '+' | '#' | '-' | '~'
    name ::= (identifier)
  • Visibility : Change visibility property.
  • Add Note : Add a linked note.
  • Add Stereotype : Add a stereotype with a connected extension.

Stereotype

To create a Stereotype:
  1. 1.
    Select Stereotype in Toolbox.
  2. 2.
    Drag on the diagram as the size of Stereotype.
To create a Stereotype (model element only) by Menu:
  1. 1.
    Select an Element where a new Stereotype to be contained.
  2. 2.
    Select Model | Add | Stereotype in Menu Bar or Add | Stereotype in Context Menu.
You can use QuickEdit for Stereotype by double-click or press Enter on a selected Stereotype.
  • Name Expression : Edit name expression.
    Syntax of Name Expression
    expression ::= [ '<<' stereotype `>>` ] [ visibility ] name
    stereotype ::= (identifier)
    visibility ::= '+' | '#' | '-' | '~'
    name ::= (identifier)
  • Visibility : Change visibility property.
  • Add Note : Add a linked note.
  • Add Attribute (Ctrl+Enter) : Add an attribute.
  • Add Operation (Ctrl+Shift+Enter) : Add an operation.
  • Add Sub-Stereotype : Add a sub-stereotype.
  • Add Super-Stereotype : Add a super stereotype.
To suppress Attributes, see Suppress Attributes.
To suppress Operations, see Suppress Operations.
To show or hide Operation Signatures, see Show Operation Signature.

Extension

To create a Extension:
  1. 1.
    Select Extension in Toolbox.
  2. 2.
    Drag from a Stereotype and drop on a MetaClass.
You can use QuickEdit for Relationship (See Relationship).