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UI Control Elements

A UI Control element represents a user interface control element (such as an edit box). It is used for capturing the components of a screen layout and requirements in a Custom or User Interface diagram.

There are a number of UI Control elements available in the 'User Interface' page of the Toolbox. These include:

  • List
  • Table
  • Text Box
  • Label
  • Form
  • Panel
  • Button
  • Combobox
  • Checkbox
  • Checkbox (left hand side)
  • Radio button
  • Radio button (left hand side)
  • Vertical Line
  • Horizontal Line


The icons can be combined on a 'Screen' icon to represent the appearance of a user interface screen, as shown:

You can also extend the available icons by selecting other stereotypes in the 'UI Control Element Properties' dialog. The full set of available stereotypes is shown here; type or select the text in the 'Stereotype' field to create the corresponding icon.

Toolbox icon

(where UI Control is the name of the user interface element type)

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