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Set Default Appearance

If you want to define a simple default appearance for a stereotyped element or connector, you can select the Stereotype element that defines it and just set any or all of the:

  • Background/fill color
  • Border color
  • Border line width, or
  • Font color

To set these, you use the 'Default Appearance' dialog.


Context Menu

Right-click on element | Appearance | Default Appearance

Keyboard Shortcuts



  • When you save the Profile defining the stereotyped elements and connectors, select the 'Color and Appearance' checkbox on the 'Save UML Profile' dialog

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