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Display Inherited Operations

You can configure a selected element in a diagram to display the complete operation set obtained from all ancestors in the element's type hierarchy, as well as those directly owned.


Context Menu

Right-click element on diagram | Compartment Visibility

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Enable Behavior

On the 'Compartment Visibility' dialog, in the 'Show Element Compartments' panel, select the 'Inherited Operations' checkbox.


This diagram illustrates the behavior, where it has been enabled for each element in a simple hierarchy. The Child element inherits from all other levels of the hierarchy.

A UML Class diagram showing a class hierarchy with inherited Operations.