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Attributes are features of a class or other element that represent the properties or internal data elements of that element. For a Customer class, CustomerName and CustomerAddress can be attributes. Attributes have several important characteristics, such as type, scope (visibility), static, derived and notes.


Create and Modify Element Attributes

Note: This facility is only available if the element supports Attributes.

1.In the Diagram view, either:
·Right-click on the element to be edited, and from the context menu select the Attributes menu option
·Click on the element and press [F9], or
·Drag the attribute from the Project Browser window onto the element.

Note: Attributes are displayed in the Project Browser window beneath the element:

2.The <Element name> Attributes dialog displays.

See the topics on the Attributes General, Detail and Constraints tabs.