General Settings

The General page of the element Properties dialog contains the following fields:

Field

Usage

See also

Name

Change the element's name

 

Stereotype

(Optional) Type the name of a stereotype for the element, or click on the drop-down arrow and select one

 

Role

Type the role played by the object represented by the element

 

Alias

Type an alias (alternative display name) for the object

 

Keywords

Enter free-text items such as keywords or context information; this can be filtered in Use Case Metrics and Search dialogs

 

Author

Enter or select the name of the original author

 

Language

Select the programming language for the object

 

Status

Indicate the current status of the element (such as Approved or Proposed)

 

Complexity

Indicate the complexity of the element (used for project estimation), such as Easy, Medium or Hard

 

Version

Enter the version of the current element

 

Phase

Indicate the phase this element is to be implemented in (for example, 1, 1.1, 2.0 ...)

 

Notes

Enter any notes text associated with the element, as described for the Notes window

You can format the notes text using the Notes toolbar at the top of the field

Notes

NotesToolbar

Further facilities are made available by clicking on the Advanced page.

Learn More: