Model Validation Broadcasts

Perform Model Validation from an Add-In

Using Enterprise Architect broadcasts, it is possible to define a set of rules that are evaluated when the user instructs Enterprise Architect to perform model validation. An Add-In that performs model validation would involve the following broadcast events:

Topic

Detail

Link

EA_OnInitializeUserRules

EA_OnInitializeUserRules is intercepted in order to define rule categories and rules

EA_OnInitializeUserRules

EA_OnStartValidation

EA_OnStartValidation can be intercepted to perform any required processing prior to validation

EA_OnStartValidation

Validate Request

The following functions intercept each request to validate an individual element, package, diagram, connector, attribute and method

 

EA_OnRunElementRule

EA_OnRunElementRule

EA_OnRunPackageRule

EA_OnRunPackageRule

EA_OnRunDiagramRule

EA_OnRunDiagramRule

EA_OnRunConnectorRule

EA_OnRunConnectorRule

EA_OnRunAttributeRule

EA_OnRunAttributeRule

EA_OnRunMethodRule

EA_OnRunMethodRule

EA_OnEndValidation

can be intercepted to perform any required clean-up after validation has completed

EA_OnEndValidation

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