Visual Basic Conventions

Enterprise Architect supports the round trip engineering of Visual Basic 5 and 6, where the following conventions are used.

Visual Basic .Net is supported as a different language.

Stereotypes

Stereotype

Applies To

Corresponds To

global

Attribute

 

The Global keyword.

import

Operation

 

An operation to be imported from another library.

property get

Operation

 

A property get.

property set

Operation

 

A property set.

property let

Operation

 

A property let.

with events

Attribute

 

The WithEvents keyword.

 
Tagged Values

Tag

Applies To

Corresponds To

Alias

Operation with stereotype import

The alias for this imported operation.

 

attribute_name

Operation with stereotype property get, property set or property let

 

The name of the variable behind this property.

Lib

Operation with stereotype import

The library this import comes from.

 

New

Attribute

The New keyword.

 

Other Conventions

The value of in for the Kind property of a parameter corresponds to the ByVal keyword
The value of inout or out for the Kind property of a parameter corresponds to the ByRef keyword

 

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