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Controlling the "drop as" option
« on: November 24, 2023, 01:40:51 am »
On most diagrams, dropping an element from another package offers "Link" as the default option.

On a customised Use Case diagram in my MDG, the default is "Instance (Object)". I don't really want that to be the default (and thought I'd done something wrong as on other diagrams I have created "Link" is the default).

It seems to be that if a diagram is customised from a "Diagram_Use Case" metaclass then "Instance" is the default. Is there a way to control that (I'm thinking an attribute that I can add). There doesn't seem to be anything in the MDG guide.

Interestingly changing the metaclass to "Diagram_UseCase" (without the mandatory space and hence not in the list of valid metaclasses) actually results in the behaviour that dropped elements do default to "Link". (I only discovered that as I have mistakenly created other diagrams with that as the base metaclass!)