Edit a Stereotype Element

If you want to add to or correct the properties of a Stereotype or Metaclass element in a Profile, you can edit it using the standard facilities such as the element Properties dialogs and Tagged Values window. However, you can also update the Stereotype element through the Profile Helper Stereotype Properties dialog and, through the Stereotype, also update the Metaclass elements that the Stereotype extends.

Any changes you have made to the elements by other means, such as through the element Properties dialog, are reflected in the contents of the Profile Helper.

Access     Right-click on Stereotype element | Edit with Profile Helper

Edit the Stereotype element

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1

The Stereotype Properties dialog defaults to the General tab. On this tab you can:

Change the Stereotype element name
Add further Metaclass elements to be extended by this Stereotype element
Add or change values for the attributes of the Stereotype element
Add or change values for the attributes of each Metaclass element
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Add Stereotypes and Metaclasses

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Click on the Tagged Values tab. On this tab you can:

Edit the default value of a tag
Add a new tag of one of a range of types
Create a tag group
Assign or reassign a tag to a group
Remove a tag group
Delete a Tagged Value from the Stereotype
 

3

Click on the Shape Script tab. On this tab you can:

Add a Shape Script (if one does not exist)
Edit the existing Shape Script using the Shape Editor
 

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When you have finished editing the Stereotype element, click on the OK button.

The Profile Class diagram redisplays, with the edited elements showing the changes you have made.

 

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