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Features Tab

The Features tab of the diagram Properties dialog enables you to define how features (attributes and operations) are displayed on the diagram.

Access     Diagram | Properties > Features

Use to

Define how features (attributes and operations) are displayed on a diagram




See also

Show Qualifiers and Visibility Indicators

Show or hide the qualifiers and visibility indicators on the diagram.

Qualifiers include such things as the 'derived' symbol (/) and the public key symbol (PK).

Visibility indicators include such things as +, -, # and ~, which indicate the scope of access of the item (such as an attribute, operation or role).


Visibility indicators

Show Stereotypes

Show the stereotypes on all features.



Show Property String

Show the advanced property string for all element features, for example, {readOnly}.



Show Operation Return Type


Display the return data type of operations.


Suppress Brackets for Operations Without Parameters


Suppress brackets on operations that have no parameters; that is, Opn; rather than Opn();.


Always Show Linked Features

Force display of linked attributes and operations, regardless of the setting of any other option that might hide them.


Linked Attributes and Operations

Visible Class Members

Hide Class members according to their scope and methods that specify properties.


Visible Class Members

Show Attribute Detail

Select whether to show both the attribute name and type, or the attribute name only.



Show Parameter Detail

Control the display of method parameters.


Visible Class Members