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Attribute Tagged Values

Tagged Values are a convenient means of extending the properties a model element supports, including attributes. Such extensions can then be used by code generators and other utilities to transform UML models into other forms.

Access

Ribbon

Design > Element > Editors > Properties > Tags, click on an attribute

Start > Desktop > Design > Properties > Tags, click on an attribute

Keyboard Shortcuts

Ctrl+2 > Tags

Add a Tagged Value to an attribute

Step

Action

See also

1

Click on the New tag button. button in the window toolbar.

The 'Tagged Value' dialog displays.

2

In the 'Tag' field, type the tag name or click on the drop-down arrow and select a defined tag.

3

In the 'Value' field type a specific value for the tag. (For some types of Tagged Value, the 'Value' field is grayed out. In this case, continue to step 4 and enter the value against the tag name in the 'Tags' tab of the Properties window or 'Properties' dialog.)

4

Click on the OK button to confirm the operation.

The tag name and value are displayed under the attribute name in the 'Tags' tab of the Properties window.

Notes

  • Tagged Values are supported for attributes, operations, objects and connectors
  • You can define custom tags by creating a Custom Tagged Value Type

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