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Requirement Class

An Element Requirement object holds information about the responsibilities of an element in the context of the model. Requirements can be accessed using the Element Requirements collection.

Associated table in .EAP file

t_objectrequires

Requirement Attributes

Attribute

Remarks

See also

Difficulty

String

Notes: Read/Write

The estimated difficulty of implementing the requirement.

LastUpdate

Date

Notes: Read/Write

The date the requirement was last updated.

Name

String

Notes: Read/Write

The requirement itself.

Notes

String

Notes: Read/Write

Further notes on the requirement.

ObjectType

ObjectType

Notes: Read only

Distinguishes objects referenced through a Dispatch interface.

ObjectType

ParentID

Long

Notes: Read only

The ElementID of the element to which this requirement applies.

Priority

String

Notes: Read/Write

The assigned priority of the requirement.

RequirementID

Long

Notes: Read only

A local ID for this requirement.

Stability

String

Notes: Read/Write

The estimated stability of the requirement.

This is an indication of the probability of the requirement - or understanding of the requirement - changing. High stability indicates a low probability of the requirement changing.

Status

String

Notes: Read/Write

The current status of the requirement.

Type

String

Notes: Read/Write

The requirement type.

Requirement Methods

Method

Remarks

See also

GetLastError()

String

Notes: Returns a string value describing the most recent error that occurred in relation to this object.

Update()

Boolean

Notes: Updates the current Requirement object after modification or appending a new item.

If False is returned, check the 'GetLastError()' function for more information.