Add a View To Your Model

A View is a top level package, within a model. It can be categorized by purpose using different icon types, such as Use Case View, Component View  or Deployment View. Views are used to contain packages, diagrams and elements - the building blocks of your model.

Use to

Create a new View in your project

How to add a View

Step

Action

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1

Select a model root node in the Project Browser, then either:

Click the New Package button () on the Project Browser toolbar
Select Project | New Package
Right-click the model root node and, from the context menu, select New View, or
Press ( Ctrl+W )

 

The Create New View dialog displays.

 

Views

2

Enter an appropriate name for the new View.

 

 

3

Click the appropriate radio button to select an icon for the View.

 

 

4

Click on the OK button.

The Create New View dialog closes.

The new View is created as a child of the selected model root node.

 

 

Notes

There are six types of View, which represent conventional ways of categorizing the purpose of a Model View; these Views represent different structural or behavioral aspects of the same model

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