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Add Enumeration Elements

Enumerations can be used to restrict the values available to stereotype tags.

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How to

To add an Enumeration element

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1

Open your Profile Package child Class diagram.

 

 

2

In the Toolbox, select More tools | Profile.

The contents of the Profile page of the Toolbox display.

 

 

3

Drag an Enumeration item from the toolbox onto the diagram.

If the Properties dialog does not display, double-click on the element on the diagram.

 

 

4

In the Name field, type the name of the new Enumeration.

 

 

5

Click on the Details tab and on the Attributes button.

The Attributes Properties dialog displays.

 

 

6

In the Name field, type the name of the Enumeration attribute.

 

 

7

In the Type field, click on the drop-down arrow and select the appropriate type.

 

 

8

In the Initial field, type the initial value of the attribute.

 

 

9

Click on the Save button, and repeat steps 6 to 9 for additional attributes.

 

 

10

When you are finished, click on the Close button.

 

 

11

Right-click on the Stereotype element and select the Attributes context menu option.

The Attribute Properties dialog displays for the stereotype.

 

 

12

In the Name field type a name for the attribute.

 

 

13

In the Type field click on the (  ...  ) button and select the name of the enumeration element from the Select <Item> dialog.

 

 

14

In the Initial field type the name of the required enumeration attribute as the default value.

 

 

15

Click on the Save and Close buttons.

You have now generated a drop-down list for setting the value of the tag in the Tagged Values window.