Create a Combined Fragment

Create a Combined Fragment

Step

Action

See also

1

Drag the Fragment element onto the diagram from the Interaction Elements page of the Toolbox.

Combined Fragment

2

In the 'Type' field, click on the drop-down arrow and select one of the various types of interaction operator.

Interaction Operators

3

In the 'Condition' field, specify a condition or interaction constraint for each operand.

4

A rectangular frame displays, partitioned by lines into segments for each operand.

5

Adjust the frame to encompass the required event occurrences for each operand.

Notes

  • A message will always be contained within a fragment or a fragment operand when it is moved within it
  • Fragments on Sequence diagrams will resize when a message is moved down to ensure that messages, once within a fragment, always remain within the fragment