Numeric Range Generator

You can also use the Configure Timeline dialog to create a range of states having numeric values to be applied to the Timeline.

Important: This operation deletes all existing states and transitions for the Timeline element.

How to

To create a range of states having numeric values

Step

Action

1

Double-click on the Lifeline element.

The Configure Timeline dialog displays.

 

2

Click on the Create Continuous Numeric States button.

The Numeric Range Generator dialog displays.

 

3

In the High Value and Low Value fields, type the upper and lower values of the range.

 

4

In the Step Value field, type the increase interval.

Nonsense values do not parse; Low Value must be less than High Value, and Step Value must be a positive value smaller than the total range.

 

5

In the Units field, type the name of the measurement unit; for example, minutes.

 

6

Click on the OK button.

Enterprise Architect displays a warning that existing states and transitions are to be deleted.

 

7

Click on the Yes button.

The Configure Timeline dialog redisplays, with the defined range of states listed in the States panel.

 

8

Click on the OK button.

For a:

Value Lifeline, the first state is shown on the Timeline for the full time range of the Timeline
State Lifeline, the range of states is displayed as the y-axis of the Timeline