Edit Feature Scope

How to

To rapidly change the scope of an attribute or operation directly from the diagram

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Step

Action

See also

 

1

Open the diagram containing the element.

 

 

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2

Click on the element and on the item to edit within the element.

The item line is highlighted in a lighter shade (the default is white), to indicate that it has been selected.

 

 

3

Right-click on the item.

The context menu displays.

 

 

4

Select the Edit Selected menu option (or press ( F2 ) ) to enable you to edit the attribute or operation directly from the diagram.

The name of the item is highlighted.

 

 

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5

Move the cursor to the scope of the item and delete the previous entry.

 

 

6

Reassign the entry by typing in one of the following symbols:

+ indicates that the scope is Public
- indicates that the scope is Private
~ indicates that the scope is Package
# indicates that the scope is Protected

 

 

7

Press ( Enter )  to save the change, or ( Esc )  to cancel the change.

The diagram is updated to reflect the changes (also see the catalogNumber attribute in the  screen illustrations to the left).