You can directly edit operation classifiers by element, using the in-place editing menu. This enables you to rapidly assign parameter keywords. To use this feature, follow the steps below:
|1.||Open the diagram containing the element.|
|2.||Click on the element, and on the operation to edit within the element. The item line is highlighted in a lighter shade (the default is white), to indicate that it has been selected.|
|3.||Right-click on the item. The context menu displays.|
|4.||Select the menu option (or press ) to enable you to edit the operation directly from the diagram. The name of the operation is highlighted.|
|5.||Right-click on the data type of a parameter to display the context menu.|
|6.||From the context menu you can:|
|·||Change the operation classifier by clicking on the appropriate menu option - , , or . The diagram is updated to reflect the changes.|
|·||Display the Class properties - click on the menu option. |
If the data type is Class, Enterprise Architect locates the Class in the Project Browser window and opens its Properties dialog.
If the data type is a raw data type, Enterprise Architect displays the message This data type is a raw data type.
If the data type is not defined in the model, the message is The data type is not defined in the model.