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Custom Diagram

A Custom diagram is an extended Class diagram that is used to capture requirements, user interfaces or custom-design models.

Custom models provide a few extensions to the UML model and enable some exploratory and non-rigorous experimentation with model elements and diagrams. You generate Custom diagram elements and connectors from the 'Custom' pages of the Diagram Toolbox.

Custom Diagram Element Toolbox Icons

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Package element

Packages are used to organize your project contents, but when added onto a diagram they can be use for structural or relational depictions.

Package
Requirement element

A Requirement element captures the details of a system requirement.

Requirement

An Issue element represents an item of concern (that might or might not occur) or a failure to meet a defined requirement in the current system.

Issue

A Change element represents a change in the defined requirements for the current system and can be used to request and manage the change process.

Change
Screen element

A Screen element is used to prototype a User Interface screen flow.

Screen
User interface control element

A UI Control element represents a user interface control element (such as an edit box).

UI Control
Test Case element

A Test Case is a stereotyped Use Case element which enables you to give greater visibility to tests.

Test Case

An Entity is a stereotyped Object that models a store or persistence mechanism that captures the information or knowledge in a system.

Entity

Custom Diagram Connector Toolbox Icons

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Association connector

An Association implies that two model elements have a relationship, usually implemented as an instance variable in one or both Classes.

Aggregation connector

An Aggregation connector is a type of association that shows that an element contains or is composed of other elements.

Generalization connector

A Generalization is used to indicate inheritance.

Realization connector

A Realizes connector represents that the source object implements or Realizes its destination object.

Nesting connector

A Nesting Connector is an alternative graphical notation for expressing containment or nesting of elements within other elements.