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Use Case Toolbox
The Use Case Toolbox pages are used to model system functionality from the perspective of a system user. Use Case objects are used to build the Use Case models, which describe the functionality of the system to be built, the requirements, the constraints and how the user interacts with the system.
Sequence diagrams can be associated with Use Cases to capture workflow and system behavior.
Use Case Toolbox pages
Except where discussed here, each element and relationship that you can create using these Toolbox pages is described in the UML Elements and UML Connectors sections of the Help.
These two relationships are stereotyped Dependency relationships defined by the Open Modeling Language (OML):
The 'Basic Use Case' icon adds the Basic Use Case Pattern to your diagram as a starting point for developing the diagram (drag the icon onto the diagram to open the 'Add Pattern <name> to Diagram' dialog and click on the ).
|Behavioral Diagram Elements Structural Diagram Elements UML Connectors Test Case (System) Boundary Add Pattern Dialog|
- To add an element to the currently-open diagram, click on the appropriate icon and drag it into position on the diagram; set an element name and other properties as prompted
- To add a relationship, click on the appropriate icon, then click on the start element in the diagram and drag to the end element