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Connector Type-Specific Options

The 'Type-Specific' section of the connector context menu is specific to the object, and only appears for a few different connectors. Some examples are described here.

Connector Options

Connector

Menu Option

See also

Transition

Locate in State Table

Action: Switch a State Machine diagram to a State Table, with the selected Transition cell highlighted on the table.

Transition

Message

Action: Set the value of the Message.

Transition

Find Triggers Associated

Action: Identify hidden triggers, and locate a trigger in the Project Browser; if there:

  • Is one trigger, it is immediately highlighted in the Project Browser
  • Are two or more triggers the 'Element Usage' dialog displays, listing the triggers; double-click on the required trigger to highlight it in the Project Browser

Transition

Queue Triggers in Simulation

Action: (Available when a simulation is being executed.)

Adds the Trigger to the end of the list in the 'Simulation Events' tab of the Breakpoints & Events window, without signalling it.

Simulation Events

Transition

Signal Triggers in Simulation

Action: (Available when a simulation is being executed.)

Adds the Trigger to the 'Simulation Events' tab of the Breakpoints & Events window and signals it at the current step of the simulation, leaving it with the status signalled.

Waiting Triggers

Association

Find Association Class

Action: Locate and highlight the Association Class element in the Project Browser.

Aggregation

Set Aggregation to Composite

Action: Change the Aggregation to Composite.

Aggregation

Set Aggregation to Shared

Action: Set the Aggregation to shared; this appears after Set Aggregation to Composite has been selected.

InformationFlow

Find Items Conveyed

Action: (Listed only if there are Information Items on the connector.)

Locate the Information Item in the Project Browser; if there:

  • Is one item, it is immediately highlighted in the Project Browser
  • Are two or more items the 'Element Usage' dialog displays, listing the items; double-click on the required item to highlight it in the Project Browser

Notes

  • Context menus vary slightly between connector types, and not all menu options are present on all connector context menus; the type-specific menu options are not always included