UI Control Elements

Description

A UI Control element represents a user interface control element (such as an edit box). It is used for capturing the components of a screen layout and requirements in a Custom or User Interface diagram.

There are a number of UI Control elements available in the User Interface page of the Toolbox. These include:

List
Table
Text Box
Label
Form
Panel
Button
Combobox
Checkbox
Checkbox (left hand side)
Radio button
Radio button (left hand side)
Vertical Line
Horizontal Line

Example

The icons can be combined on a Screen icon to represent the appearance of a user interface screen, as shown:

ExampleofaUserInterfaceDiagram
 

You can also extend the available icons by selecting other stereotypes in the UI Control Element Properties dialog. The full set of available stereotypes is shown below; type or select the text in the Stereotype field to create the corresponding icon.

 

UIStereoTypes

Toolbox icon

e_uiControl   (where UI Control is the name of the user interface element type)

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