Source Code Options

When you generate code for a particular language, you can set certain options. These include:

Create a default constructor
Create a destructor
Generate copy constructor
Select default language
Generate methods for implemented interfaces
Set the Unicode options for code generation
 

Access     Tools | Options | Source Code Engineering

Configure code generation options

Field

Action

See also

Always synchronize with existing file (recommended)

 

Select the radio button to synchronize imported code with an existing file.

 

Replace (overwrite) existing source file

 

Select the radio button to overwrite the existing source file with imported code .

 

Component Types

Click on this button to open the Import component types dialog, to set up the importation of component types.

 

Import Component Types

Default Language for Code Generation

 

Click on the drop-down arrow and select the default coding language for code generation.

 

Wrap long comment lines at

Type in the number of characters to allow in a comment line before wrapping the text to the next line.

 

 

Auto Layout Diagram on Import

 

Click on the drop-down arrow and  select if and when a diagram is automatically generated on code import.

 

Output file use both CR & LF

Select the checkbox to include carriage returns and line feeds; set this option according to what operating system is currently in use, as code might not render correctly.

 

 

Prompt when synchronizing (reversing)

 

Select the checkbox to display a prompt when synchronization occurs.

 

Remove hard breaks from comments on import

Select the checkbox to remove hard breaks from commented sections on importation.

 

 

Auto generate role names when creating code

 

Select the checkbox to generate role names when creating code.

 

Do not generate members where association direction is "Unspecified"

 

Select the checkbox to prevent generation of members if the Association direction is unspecified.

 

Create dependencies for operation returns and parameter types

 

Select the checkbox to generate dependencies for operation returns and parameter types.

 

Comments: Generate

Select the checkbox to generate comments.

 

 

Comments: Reverse

Select the checkbox to generate reverse comments.

 

 

Remove prefixes when generating Get/Set properties

 

Type in the prefixes, separated by semi-colons, used in your variable naming conventions, to be removed in the variables' corresponding get/set functions.

 

Treat as suffixes

Select the checkbox to use the prefixes defined in the Remove prefixes when generating Get/Set properties field as suffixes.

 

 

Capitalized Attribute Name for properties

 

Select the checkbox to capitalize Attribute names for properties.

 

 

Use "Is" for Boolean property Get()

 

Select the checkbox to use the Is keyword for the Boolean property Get().

 

Code page for source editing

Click on the drop-down arrow and select the character embedding format to apply.

 

 

Notes

It is worthwhile to configure these settings, as they serve as the defaults for all Classes in the model; you can override most of these on a per-Class basis using the custom settings (from the Code Generation dialog)

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