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Create a Communication Message

To create a Communication Message, follow the steps below:

  1. Open a diagram (one of: Communication, Analysis, Interaction Overview, Object, Activity or State Machine).
  2. Add the required objects.
  3. Add an Associate relationship between each pair of objects that communicate.
  4. Right-click on an Associate to display the context menu.
  5. Select the option to add a Message from one object to the other.
  6. When the Message Properties dialog displays, type in a name and any other required details.
  7. Click on the OK button. The Message is added, connected to the Association and Object instances.
  8. Move the Message to the required position.