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Scenario Types

A drop-down list of scenario types is available in the Scenario tab of an element Properties dialog, with the standard types Basic Path, Exception and Alternate Flow. You can set additional scenario types using the Scenario tab the General Types dialog.

To access this dialog, select the Settings | General Types menu option. Click on the Scenario tab.


To add a new scenario type, click on the New button and:

  • In the Scenario Type field type the name of the scenario type
  • In the Description field type a short description of the scenario type
  • In the Weight field type the weighting to apply to the scenario type
  • In the Note field, type any additional information on the scenario type
  • All four fields must be completed. Click on the Save button.

The scenario displays in the Defined Scenario Types list.


You can transport these scenario types between models, using the Export Reference Data and Import Reference Data options on the Tools menu.