Copy Features Between Elements

Using drag and drop, you can copy attributes and/or operations from an element in the Project Browser or Element Browser on to another element in a diagram.

How to

To copy an element feature

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Step

Action

See also

CopyElemFeat

 

1

Open a diagram that contains the target element.

In the example to the left, the AccountItem Class is the target and the Customer element is the donor - this is depicted for the Project Browser but is almost identical for the Element Browser.

 

2

Click on the attribute or operation and drag it to the target element.

 

3

Release the mouse button.

 

The image below shows AccountItem after the attribute Account has been dropped from the browser on to it.

To copy multiple element features from the Project Browser (not the Element Browser)

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Step

Action

See also

CopyElemFeat2

1

Open a diagram that contains the target element (as in the example above, the AccountItem Class is the target and Customer is the donor).

 

2

Hold down ( Ctrl ) (separate features) or ( Shift ) (select a range) and click on the attributes and/or operations to copy, then drag the selected features to the target element.

 

3

Release the mouse button.

 

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