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Define Stereotype Tagged Values

You can define additional meta-information for a stereotype by adding various types of Tagged Value, which you identify as attributes of the Stereotype element. The simplest Tagged Values are those for which you type plain text into the 'Value' field.

For more complex Tagged Values, such as enumerations and Structured Tagged Values, see these topics:

  • Add An Enumeration to a Stereotype
  • Define a Structured Tagged Value
  • Define Stereotype Tags with Predefined Tag Types


Display the 'Attributes' page of the Features window, using one of the methods outlined here.


Design > Element > Features > Attributes

Context Menu

In the Browser window or a diagram | Right-click on element | Features | Attributes

Keyboard Shortcuts

F9 or Ctrl+5

Define Tagged Values for a Stereotype element



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Click on this button to clear the dialog fields ready for creating a new attribute.


Type the name of the tag you are assigning to the Stereotype element.


Click on the drop-down arrow and select the attribute type.

Initial Value

(Optional.) Type the initial value of the tag.


Type a description of the tag.


Click on this button to save the new attribute details.


Click on this button to close the 'Attributes' page.

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