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Properties Sub-Menu

The element 'Properties' context menu provides a range of options for displaying and updating the properties, notes, Tagged Values and Linked Document of an element, and for locating the element in any diagrams that contain it.

Access

Context Menu

Project Browser | Right-click on element | Properties

Options

Option

Description

See also

Properties

Displays the Properties window for the element, which you can use to view and modify the element properties.

Properties Window for Elements

Special Action

Displays either the 'Properties' dialog for the element or, for specialized elements, the dialog that defines their action. For example, if this option is selected for a Checklist Artifact, the 'Checklist Items' dialog displays for defining the checkbox items in the list.

Notes

Displays the Notes window, showing any notes that have been written for the element.

Notes

Responsibilities

Displays the Responsibilities window, through which you can add and update internal Requirements (Responsibilities), Scenarios and Constraints on the element.

Responsibilities

Tagged Values

Displays the Tagged Values window, showing any Tagged Values (extended properties) that have been created for the element.

Tagged Values

Summary

Displays the Summary View of the selected element, which provides a brief, read-only summary of the general properties of the currently selected:

  • Element (including Packages)
  • Attribute
  • Operation
  • Test
  • Maintenance item
  • Resource

The display refreshes immediately as you select different objects and items. You can highlight a section of text or the complete content, and copy it to be pasted into an external document.

The Summary View does not display details for Views, Model Packages, diagrams, instances or connectors.

Linked Document

Displays the 'Linked Document' tab of the Document window showing the Linked Document for the element, if one exists.

Linked Documents in the Document Window