Edit Element Item Name

You can edit the name of an element, operation or attribute directly on the diagram using in-place editing.

Edit element or feature name

Step

Action

See also

1

Open the diagram containing the element.

2

Click on the element and on the name to change within the element.

The item line is highlighted in a lighter shade (the default is white), to indicate that it has been selected.

3

Right-click on the item.

The context menu displays.

4

Select the 'Edit Selected' menu option, or press F2 to enable you to edit the item directly from the diagram.

The name of the attribute or operation is highlighted.

5

Delete or type over the name.

6

Press the Enter key to accept the change, or Esc to cancel the change.