Boundary Element Settings

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A system boundary element is a non-UML element used to define conceptual boundaries. You can use boundaries to help group logically related elements (from a visual perspective, not as part of the UML model).

Configuring Boundary Elements

Boundary elements can be configured to display in different ways. The main differences are:

·Solid border
·Dotted Border
·With horizontal or vertical 'swim lanes'; swim lanes are used to group elements in a vertical or horizontal context (eg. Client, Application and Database tiers could be represented in swim lanes).