Change Diagram Type

If necessary, you can change the type of a diagram to another type. This is useful if you have either made a mistake in selecting the diagram type to begin with, or if the purpose and nature of a diagram changes during analysis.

Access Open diagram | Diagram | Advanced | Change Type

Change a diagram type

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1

On the 'Change Diagram Type' dialog, in the 'Select From' panel, click on the appropriate technology or category containing the new type for the diagram.

The 'Diagram Types' panel displays a list of the diagram types for the selected category.

UML Diagrams

2

In the Diagram Types panel, click on the diagram type to change to.

3

Click on the OK button to change the diagram type.

The system checks whether there is a template diagram for this diagram type in the Templates Package and, if so, applies the display characteristics defined in that template.

Set Element Templates Package

Notes

  • Some diagram types do not switch to others; for example, you cannot change a Class diagram into a Sequence diagram