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Add a Port to an Element

Add a new Port to an element

Use one of these steps:




Click on the Port symbol in the 'Composite' page of the Toolbox, and drag the symbol to (or click on) the target host element.

This creates an untyped, simple Port on the boundary, near the cursor position.


On the context menu of a suitable Class, Part or Composite element in the Browser window, select the 'Add | Port' option.


Drag a suitable classifier from the Browser window onto a Class or Part on a diagram.

A prompt displays to add a typed Port or Part at the cursor position.

The new Port is typed by the original dragged classifier.


Use the 'Ports' sub-menu (on a diagram, right-click on element | New Child Element) to add a new Port to the currently selected element.

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