Macros provide access to element fields within the UML model and are also used to structure the generated output. All macros are enclosed within percent (%) signs in the form of:
In general, macros (including the % delimiters) are substituted with literal text in the output. For example, consider the following item from the Class Declaration template:
... class %className% ...
The field substitution macro, %className%, would result in the current Class name being substituted in the output. So if the Class being generated was named Foo, the output would be:
... class Foo ...
The CTF contains a number of types of macros: