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Adding ActivityParameters to ActivityDiagram via EA API
« on: May 25, 2024, 10:32:14 pm »
Hello all,

I want to use EA APi to add ActivityParameters to an ActivityDiagram.
I have added the Activities and identified the GUID of the ActivityParameters correctly.
However, when I am trying to update the diagramobject I am running into a stack overflow during execution.

Does anyone know what could be the issue?
It seems to be this line parameterDiagramObject.Update();
And it is independently caused for iterating through EA.Elements or EA.Diagobjects to add the diagramobject to the diagram.

Adding the ActivityParameters manually via, Features/InteractionPoints/Show works perfectly. However I would like to automate this step if possible.


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 public static void ShowActivityParametersInDiagram(string activityDiagramGUID, string activityGUID,EA.Repository Repository, OutputMyTab outputTab)
        {
            // Retrieve the EA.Element for the activity using its GUID
            EA.Element activityElement = Repository.GetElementByGuid(activityGUID);
            EA.Diagram activityDiagram = Repository.GetDiagramByGuid(activityDiagramGUID);

            if (activityDiagram != null && activityElement !=null)
            {
              foreach (EA.Element parameter in activityElement.Elements)
                {
                    EA.DiagramObject parameterDiagramObject = activityDiagram.DiagramObjects.AddNew("", "");
                    parameterDiagramObject.ElementID = parameter.ElementID;
                    parameterDiagramObject.Update();                 
                   }
            }
            activityDiagram.Update();
            }
            else
            {
               
                outputTab.WriteDebugMsg($"Error: Unable to retrieve activityDiagram for GUID: {activityDiagramGUID}");
            }
        }

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Re: Adding ActivityParameters to ActivityDiagram via EA API
« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2024, 03:32:13 am »
Hard to tell without the stack trace. However, the  activityDiagram.Update is superfluous since you do not change the diagram properties.

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Re: Adding ActivityParameters to ActivityDiagram via EA API
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2024, 10:35:00 am »
Try asking copilot to create the script for you may give you some hints.
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Re: Adding ActivityParameters to ActivityDiagram via EA API
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2024, 04:50:45 pm »
I have a shapescript on the ActivityParameters to visualize the direction for in and out.
If I look into the xml of the manually generated ActrivitiyParameters obtained bey Features/InteractionPoints/ShowAll, I am getting this for the diagram objects however, printing digaramobject.sequence or diagramobject.style return 0 for each entry.
Is there a way how to set those parameters before.diagramobject.update()?
I am just wondering if this could cause the stackoverflow.

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<Table name="t_diagramobjects">
<Row>
<Column name="Diagram_ID" value="2011"/>
<Column name="Object_ID" value="25696"/>
<Column name="RectTop" value="-95"/>
<Column name="RectLeft" value="50"/>
<Column name="RectRight" value="190"/>
<Column name="RectBottom" value="-145"/>
<Column name="Sequence" value="4"/>
<Column name="ObjectStyle" value="DUID=B9E218C5;"/>
<Column name="Instance_ID" value="23741"/>
<Extension Diagram_ID="{3EAE5DB3-7462-4654-9275-A40541AE92F5}" Object_ID="{EF479DC4-F6E3-46c0-AD69-2651BE55DE84}"/>
</Row>
<Row>
<Column name="Diagram_ID" value="2011"/>
<Column name="Object_ID" value="25743"/>
<Column name="RectTop" value="-88"/>
<Column name="RectLeft" value="135"/>
<Column name="RectRight" value="170"/>
<Column name="RectBottom" value="-103"/>
<Column name="Sequence" value="1"/>
<Column name="ObjectStyle" value=" DUID=82CBCB57;LBL=CX=284:CY=14:OX=0:OY=0:HDN=0:BLD=0:ITA=0:UND=0:CLR=-1:ALN=1:ALT=0:ROT=0;"/>
<Column name="Instance_ID" value="23747"/>
<Extension Diagram_ID="{3EAE5DB3-7462-4654-9275-A40541AE92F5}" Object_ID="{2204DF86-B848-4923-AAD5-B4BF35CB94E9}"/>
</Row>
<Row>
<Column name="Diagram_ID" value="2011"/>
<Column name="Object_ID" value="25742"/>
<Column name="RectTop" value="-88"/>
<Column name="RectLeft" value="95"/>
<Column name="RectRight" value="130"/>
<Column name="RectBottom" value="-103"/>
<Column name="Sequence" value="2"/>
<Column name="ObjectStyle" value=" DUID=985763BD;LBL=CX=284:CY=14:OX=0:OY=0:HDN=0:BLD=0:ITA=0:UND=0:CLR=-1:ALN=1:ALT=0:ROT=0;"/>
<Column name="Instance_ID" value="23748"/>
<Extension Diagram_ID="{3EAE5DB3-7462-4654-9275-A40541AE92F5}" Object_ID="{FAA98753-DF0B-4ff6-9986-526481237C4B}"/>
</Row>
<Row>
<Column name="Diagram_ID" value="2011"/>
<Column name="Object_ID" value="25741"/>
<Column name="RectTop" value="-86"/>
<Column name="RectLeft" value="50"/>
<Column name="RectRight" value="85"/>
<Column name="RectBottom" value="-101"/>
<Column name="Sequence" value="3"/>
<Column name="ObjectStyle" value=" DUID=08F7BAB9;LBL=CX=291:CY=14:OX=0:OY=0:HDN=0:BLD=0:ITA=0:UND=0:CLR=-1:ALN=1:ALT=0:ROT=0;"/>
<Column name="Instance_ID" value="23749"/>
<Extension Diagram_ID="{3EAE5DB3-7462-4654-9275-A40541AE92F5}" Object_ID="{17447D79-F5A8-462d-9F1F-C6F41DC60EDB}"/>
</Row>
</Table>