Connector Type-Specific Options

The Type-Specific section of the connector context menu is specific to the object, and only appears for a few different connectors. Some examples are shown below:

Connector

Menu Option

Action

See also

Transition

Locate in State Table

Switch a State Machine diagram to a State Table, with the selected Transition cell highlighted on the table.

 

 

Transition

Message

Set the value of the Message.

 

 

Transition

Find Triggers Associated

Identify hidden triggers, and locate a trigger in the Project Browser; if there:

Is one trigger, it is immediately highlighted in the Project Browser
Are two or more triggers the Element Usage dialog displays, listing the triggers; double-click on the required trigger to highlight it in the Project Browser
 

 

Transition

Queue Triggers in Simulation

 

(Available when a simulation is being executed.)

Adds the Trigger to the end of the list in the Simulation Events tab of the Breakpoints & Events window, without signalling it.

 

Simulation Events

Transition

Signal Triggers in Simulation

(Available when a simulation is being executed.)

Adds the Trigger to the Simulation Events tab of the Breakpoints & Events window and signals it at the current step of the simulation, leaving it with the status signalled.

 

Waiting Triggers

Association

Find Association Class

Locate and highlight the Association Class element in the Project Browser.

 

 

Aggregation

Set Aggregation to Composite

Change the Aggregation to Composite.

 

 

Aggregation

Set Aggregation to Shared

Set the Aggregation to shared; this appears after Set Aggregation to Composite has been selected.

 

 

InformationFlow

Find Items Conveyed

(Listed only if there are Information Items on the connector.)

Locate the Information Item in the Project Browser; if there:

Is one item, it is immediately highlighted in the Project Browser
Are two or more items the Element Usage dialog displays, listing the items; double-click on the required item to highlight it in the Project Browser
 

 

Notes

Context menus vary slightly between connector types, and not all menu options are present on all connector context menus; the type-specific menu options are not always included