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I have within a uml.trigger, defined a Signal specification. Now I want to show this trigger specification in my generated document. To do that, I tried to user the Event section in the document template but nothing is generated.

What template section is right to handle the trigger specifications?

When updating my MDG based on SysML, shall I refer to SysML1.4 or SyML1.5 in V14.

General Board / Is UAF included in SysML1.5?
« on: May 04, 2018, 07:26:43 pm »
I admit, that I did not look jet in the SysML1.5 spec., but is UAF included in SysML1.5?

When I create a SysML1.5 diagram I can also select lots of UAF diagrams in the V1418.

For me it was very handy to edit names directly in the project browser without opening the Properties dialog. This feature seem to be gone in V14. But why?

General Board / MDG Profile derived from sysml in V14
« on: May 03, 2018, 11:37:54 pm »
I have a profile derived from SysML. Within that, I have derived stereotypes but also I use SysML toolboxes. Currently I refer within my MDG by “SysML1.4::” to the SysML version.

What do I have to do in EA V14?
“SysML1.4::” or SysML1.5::?

ff you add field content in the “embedded elements” section, this content shall be processed, but nothing happens!


General Board / Table field of Tree Order
« on: April 17, 2018, 11:21:55 pm »
can anyone point me to the DB field where the tree order (Project Browser) is stored?
Thank you in advance!

In my document template I process ports and properties to become a list after the element which embeddes.
However, for embedded elements the Element order defined under “Document Options” seem to be ignored. Do I anything wrong? Or is it a bug?

General Board / Document Templates; How can I filter to ports?
« on: April 16, 2018, 08:16:54 pm »
Under “Document Options/Exclude Filters/Exclude details for” I miss Ports. How can I differentiate between ports and other properties?

A drop of a template fragment within section “embedded elements” is not executed!

A workaround is to drop it to another place in the calling template and use copy and paste afterwards.

Seen in Build 1310


I created an IBD in a Block. After selecting the frame and ticking on elements in Parts/Properties those elements appear in the frame as expected. But when I try the same on such a property to get its properties nothing happens!

How do I synchronize properties of properties in IBD diagrams?

General Board / EA V14? Is now the EA Application Modal?
« on: April 12, 2018, 10:50:18 pm »
I am not sure if this is a EA issue, but since some day, all my EA installations are modal. I mean, to switch to another application I have to minimize my EA instance, just clicking in my task bar to another application does not work anymore.

Maybe it is something in my registry I got after installing a V14.

Does anyone know how I get rid of that?

Bugs and Issues / EA1415 Usage of Synchronize Structural Elements
« on: April 12, 2018, 10:42:53 pm »
In another thread I learnt, that the feature Synchronize Structural Elements does not longer pop up a window to select the elements but e.g. no is activating the “Interaction Points” tab for call behaviour actions.
However when trying the same on SysML IBD’s the “Parts/Poperties tab should be selected. In fact nothing happens at all (Synchronize Structural Elements does just nothing)!

Remark: A user action leading to slightly change within the GUI somewhere typically not in the focus of the users eye will cause at least for not frequent EA users some trouble.

When you create a BDD, the diagram frame is now shown according to SysML spec. Fine!

However the diagram frame attribute ”Selectable” is not selected by default, but it should be (from my perspective).

If a user ticks “Selectable“, scenarios exist where this user tick gets lost!

One scenario where even more strange things happen is the following:
-Create a BDD diagram under a package.
-Tick “Selectable“ on the BDD frame
-Put into the diagram some blocks
-Move the diagram to another package

Now “Selectable“ is unticked (Not OK) and the diagram contains the BDD frame (OK). In the BDD frame the graphical representation of the original package (before movement) is shown (Not OK) and within this old package the blocks are shown (Not OK) (which are not in the package anymore).

What is the difference between an action pin “Classifier” an action pin “Type” and an action pin “Behavior/Parameter”?

When you drag an Activity with classified parameters as Invocation (Action) with “Structural Elements=All” action pins are created.

When selecting an action pin on the diagram, in “Element Properties/Element” you see under Advanced in property “Classifier” “name:Classifier” fitting to the parameter of the activity. Further on, in “Element Properties/Pin” you see under “Argument/Parameter” the right activity parameter for the pin. However the "Type" of the pin is empty.

When you do the same Parameter/Pin synchronization later by “Element Properties/Behavior”, in addition to the “Classifier” and “Argument/Parameter” properties the "Type" property is set as well.
Further on you are allowed to set the "Type" to something different as “Classifier”/“Argument/Parameter”.

In this case, the properties “Classifier” and “Argument/Parameter” point to the Activity parameter but the Type of cause not. In the diagram, the pin label part showing the classifier, shows the type rather than the “Classifier”/“Argument/Parameter”.

And finally you can even change the “Classifier” to something else to get a pin:
Having Classifier A, Type B and Parameter Argument C 

What is the sense of all that?

This or similar stuff exists in V13 as well.

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