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Behavior Call Arguments

You define the arguments of a Behavior Call using the 'Arguments' tab of the Properties window for the element.

Access

Ribbon

Design > Element > Properties > Properties > Arguments

Define the arguments of a Behavior Call

Step

Action

See also

1

In the 'Name' field, type the name of an argument to map to the behavior.

2

In the 'Param' field, click on the drop-down arrow and select a behaviors parameter from the list of parameters associated with the behavior.

3

In the 'Default' field, set any required value.

Optionally, you can also:

  • Assign a stereotype from the 'Stereotype' field drop-down list, or by browsing for one using the Browse. button
  • Provide an alternative name or reference for the argument, in the 'Alias' field, and/or
  • Type in some notes to describe or explain the argument

4

If a diagram is displayed, and if required, select the 'Show in current diagram' checkbox to add an Action Pin on the diagram.

Action Pin

5

Click on the Save button.

6

If appropriate, click on the New button and repeat steps 1 to 5 for another argument:parameter mapping.

Notes

  • If you attempt to map a newly created argument to a parameter that is already associated with a different argument, Enterprise Architect identifies the mapping and prompts you to confirm that you intend to change the association

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