Edit Operation Parameter Keyword

You can directly edit operation classifiers by element, using the in-place editing menu. This enables you to rapidly assign parameter keywords.

How To:

To directly edit operation classifiers by element, follow the steps below:

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1

Open the diagram containing the element

 

EditElementOperationsKey

2

Click on the element, and on the operation to edit within the element

The item line is highlighted in a lighter shade (the default is white), to indicate that it has been selected

 

 

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Right-click on the item

The context menu displays

 

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Select the Edit Selected menu option (or press ( F2 ) ) to enable you to edit the operation directly from the diagram

The name of the operation is highlighted

 

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Right-click on the data type of a parameter to display the context menu

 

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From the context menu you can:

  • Change the operation classifier by clicking on the appropriate menu option - static, isquery, abstract or fixed; the diagram is updated to reflect the changes
  • Display the Class properties - click on the Goto Definition menu option
     
    If the data type is Class, Enterprise Architect locates the Class in the Project Browser and opens its Properties dialog
     
    If the data type is a raw data type, Enterprise Architect displays the message This data type is a raw data type
     
    If the data type is not defined in the model, the message is: The data type is not defined in the model

Properties Dialog