Qualifiers Dialog

The Qualifiers dialog is used to define the Qualifiers of an Association connector end, Port, Part or Attribute.

General Tab

Review, edit or complete the fields as indicated in the following table:

Field

Action

See also

Name

Display the name of the Qualifier.

For a new Qualifier, type the name (with no spaces).

 

 

Alias

Display an optional alias for the Qualifier.

If necessary, type in a new alias.

 

 

Type

Display the Qualifier type.

The type can be defined by the code language (data type) or by a classifier element. When you click on the drop-down arrow, the set of values in the list provides the appropriate data types.

To select or define possible classifiers, either click on the Select Type option in the list, or click on the (  ...  ) (Select) button to display the Select <Item> dialog.

To add new code language data types that can be displayed in this list, see the Data Types topic.

 

Select <Item> Dialog

Data Types

Scope

Define the Qualifier as Public, Protected, Private or Package.

If necessary, click on the drop-down arrow and select a different scope.

 

 

Stereotype

Define the optional stereotype of the Qualifier.

If necessary, either type a different stereotype name or click on the drop-down arrow and select a stereotype.

 

 

Derived

Indicate that the Qualifier is a calculated value.

If you select this checkbox, the Qualifier name on the element has the derived symbol (/) as a prefix.

 

 

Static

Indicate that the Qualifier is a static member.

 

 

Const

Indicate that the Qualifier is a constant.

 

 

Initial

Display an optional initial value.

If necessary, type in a new initial value.

 

 

Notes

Enter any free text notes associated with the Qualifier.

You can format the notes text using the Notes toolbar at the top of the field.

 

Notes toolbar

 

To change the position of a Qualifier in the list in the Qualifiers panel, click on the Scroll Up or Scroll Down (hand) buttons.

Detail Tab

Use the Detail tab to model additional properties of a selected Qualifier, such as its multiplicity, redefined properties and subsetted properties.

Select a Qualifier on the General tab, then review, edit or complete the Detail tab fields as indicated in the following table.

Field

Action

See also

Lower bound

Define a lower limit to the number of elements allowed in the collection.

 

 

Upper bound

Define an upper limit to the number of elements allowed in the collection.

 

 

Allow Duplicates

Indicate that duplicates are allowed.

Maps to the UML property isUnique, value FALSE.

 

 

Multiplicity is Ordered

Indicate that the collection is ordered.

 

 

Redefined Property

Review the redefined properties for the Qualifier.

Add redefined properties by clicking on the Add button to display the Select Property dialog.

 

Select Property Dialog

Subsetted Property

Review the subsetted properties for the qualifier.

Add subsetted properties by clicking on the Add button to display the Select Property dialog.

 

Select Property Dialog

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