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darryl_staflund

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Question about diagram notes
« on: March 18, 2004, 09:57:33 pm »
Hi there,

I have created a Use Case that contains a number of basic and alternative scenarios drafted up as paragraphs and entered into EA Architect 4.00 (721).  I now want to create sequence diagrams (one for each scenario) to depict navigation flows between the various UI screens that realize the scenarios.

Is there any way I can introduce diagram notes in the sequence diagrams that pull their textual information from the scenarios entered into the associated use cases?

Thanks,
Darryl Staflund
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Re: Question about diagram notes
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2004, 04:19:15 am »
Yes, there is. This is a method I came up with (and posted here) a long time ago.

1. Drop your use case on the sequence diagram.
2. Add an empty note to the sequence diagram.
3. Draw a Note Link between then note and the use case.
4. Right-click the note link and select Link this Note to an Element Feature.
5. Select the scenario you want.
6. Repeat 2-5 for every scenario in the use case.
7. Delete the use case from the sequence diagram.

Hope it helps.
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Re: Question about diagram notes
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2004, 07:38:27 am »
oooOOooo!!!

Very nice.  Thanks for the recommendation -- it sounds like that will do the trick :-)

Darryl