Add a Note to a Connector

This topic describes how you can connect notes and constraints to graphical relationships.

Notes enable you to provide explanations and further detail for one or more connectors on a diagram, with a visible Note element.

How To:

To add a note or constraint to a connector, follow the steps below:

Step

Action

See also

1

Right-click on one of the connectors to attach a note to

The context menu displays

 

2

Select the Attach Note or Constraint menu option

The Link Relations dialog displays

 

3

Select the appropriate radio button in the Link Type panel

 

4

Check all the connectors that participate in the set

 

5

Click on the OK button to complete the note or constraint creation

 

6

Use the normal Note dialog to enter the appropriate text for the note or constraint

 

Notes:

  • The constraint note is drawn slightly differently to a regular note, and has { and } automatically added to visually indicate the constraint form
  • As an alternative to the procedure above, you can drag the Quick Linker arrow on an existing Note or Constraint, and drag it to the required connector; a  Notelink is automatically created to attach the Note or Constraint to the connector

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