Display Inherited Attributes

When displaying a Class with attributes in a diagram, you can also show the inherited attributes from all parents in the element's type hierarchy (ancestors).

Access     On diagram | Right-click element | Features & Properties | Feature and Compartment Visibility (Ctrl+Shift+Y)

Enable Display of Inherited Attributes

In the Inherited Features panel, select the Show Attributes checkbox.

You can also override an inherited attribute's initial value, selecting the Features & Properties | Override Attribute Initializers option to display the Override Attribute Initializers dialog.

Field/Option/Button

Action

See also

Variable

Click on the drop-down arrow and select the variable name.

 

 

Operator

Click on the drop-down arrow and select the appropriate operator.

 

 

Value

Type a new initial value.

 

 

Note

Type in any comments or notes concerning the variable.

 

 

OK

Click on this button to save the variable and close the dialog.

 

 

When you view the inherited attributes, the system merges the list of attributes from all ancestors and applies the attribute initializers, so that the final child Class displays the correct attribute set and initial values.

Example

Attributes-Inherited

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