Reserved Names

Elements

Elements (such as Class, State or Event) have the following reserved names for parts of the shape.

Name

Description

shape main

The main shape is the whole shape.

shape label

The shape label gives the shape a detached label.

decoration <identifier>

Decoration gives the shape a decoration as defined by the name in <identifier>.

Connectors

Connectors (such as Association, Dependency or Generalization) have the following reserved names for parts of the shape.

Name

Description

shape main

The main shape is the whole shape.

shape source

The source shape is an extra shape at the source end of the connector.

shape target

The target shape is an extra shape at the target end of the connector.

shape <labelID>

The <labelID> gives the connector a detached label, where <labelID> is one of the following:

  • LeftTopLabel
  • MiddleTopLabel
  • RightTopLabel
  • LeftBottomLabel
  • MiddleBottomLabel
  • RightBottomLabel