Object Toolbox

The Object Toolbox is used to create Object diagrams, which reflect multiplicity and the roles that instantiated Classes could serve. They are useful in creating different cases in which relationships and Classes are applied.

Object Toolbox pages

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See also

Except where discussed here, each element and relationship that you can create using these Toolbox pages is described in the UML Elements and UML Connectors sections of the Help.

A Boundary is a stereotyped Object that models some system boundary, typically a user interface screen.

A Control is a stereotyped Object that models a controlling entity or manager.

An Entity is a stereotyped Object that models a store or persistence mechanism that captures the information or knowledge in a system.

Behavioral Diagram Elements Control Boundary Structural Diagram Elements Entity UML Connectors

Notes

  • To add an element to the currently-open diagram, click on the appropriate icon and drag it into position on the diagram; set an element name and other properties as prompted
  • To add a relationship, click on the appropriate icon, then click on the start element in the diagram and drag to the end element

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