Inline Features Submenu

The Inline Features sub-menu provides various options to directly edit Class diagram model elements from the Class diagram. Select the Element | Inline Features menu option to access this submenu.

Menu Option & Function Keys

Use to

Edit Selected  [F2]

Attach a note or attach a constraint to the element.

View Properties

Open the dialog containing details of the selected element feature, or the element if no feature is selected.

Insert New After Selected

Insert a new item in the element.

Create Linked Note

Add a Note element linked to the selected item, reflecting the content of that item.

Add Attribute  [Ctrl]+[Shift]+[F9]

Add an attribute to the element.

Add Operation  [Ctrl]+[Shift]+[F10]

Add an operation to the element.

Add Other  [Ctrl]+[F11]

Insert a feature on the specific element item, such as Maintenance features and Testing features.

Delete Selected from Model
[Ctrl]+[Shift]+[Delete]

Delete the selected item from the model.

Other options that are available while in editing elements mode in a diagram (when an attribute or operation is highlighted) include:

Key

Use to

[Enter]

Accept current changes.

[Ctrl]+[Enter]

Accept current changes and open a new slot to add a new item.

[Esc]

Abort edit, without save.

[Shift]+[F10]

Display the context menu for in-place editing.

[Ctrl]+[L]

Invoke the Set Element Classifier dialog.