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Timing Toolbox

The Timing Toolbox provides the modeling elements for creating Timing diagrams, which define the behavior of objects along a time-scale to visualize how the objects change state and interact over time.

Timing diagrams can be used for defining hardware-driven or embedded software components, and time-driven business processes.

Timing Toolbox pages



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Except where discussed here, each element and relationship that you can create using these Toolbox pages is described in the UML Elements and UML Connectors sections of the Help.


The Message relationship is specifically described for Timing diagrams.

Behavioral Diagram Elements

Structural Diagram Elements

UML Connectors

Message (Timing Diagram)


To add an element to the currently-open diagram, click on the appropriate icon and drag it into position on the diagram; set an element name and other properties as prompted
To add a relationship, click on the appropriate icon, then click on the start element in the diagram and drag to the end element

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