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Create a Control Element

Create As An Object

To create a Control element on a diagram as an Object, follow the steps below:

  1. In the Toolbox, select the More Tools | Analysis menu option.
  2. From the Analysis Elements page, drag the Control element onto the diagram.

Create As A Class

To create a Control element as a stereotyped Class, using the Class Properties dialog, follow the steps below:

  1. Insert a new Class.
  2. Right-click on the element and select the Properties context menu option; the Properties dialog displays.
  3. In the Stereotype field, type the value control.
  4. Click on the Apply and OK buttons.
  5. Save the diagram ([Ctrl]+[S]).

The appearance changes as illustrated in the following diagram (for the Security Controller element):



The Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern is a design pattern for building a wide range of applications that have a user interface, business or application logic and persistent data.