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Element Scenarios & Requirements
The Scenarios & Requirements window provides a convenient method of quickly adding, viewing, editing and deleting rules applied to an element. The window shows details of the entities that impose such rules or restrictions on the element, namely:
Design > Element > Scenarios > Manage Scenarios
Use of the window
The Scenarios & Requirements window is typically used to examine Use Case and Test Case elements, and any other elements that realize an external Requirement.
For convenience, you can display the window as either a dockable window around the edge of your workspace, or as a view in the center of your workspace (in which the Scenarios, Constraints and Requirements are shown on separate tabs).
Use the icon in the window toolbar to toggle between these display options.
Review an internal requirement, constraint or scenario for an element
Select the element in the Project Browser or diagram and select the Scenarios & Rules menu option.
The Scenarios & Requirements window displays.
The appropriate screen displays, with the details of the selected item in the fields.
The toolbar icons, from left to right, enable you to:
You can also add or edit formatted notes in the 'Notes' field, using the Notes toolbar at the top of the field.
The list panel also provides a context menu that provides options for adding a new item to a folder, deleting the selected item or, for a requirement, converting an internal responsibility into an external Requirement element.
|Scenarios Constraints Converting an Internal Responsibility Into an External Requirement Notes Toolbar Requirements