Create Notes and Text

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You can create both notes and text on a diagram; the two are slightly different.

Create a Note

To create a note, follow the steps below:

1.Right-click on the background of a diagram. The context menu displays.
2.Select the Create Element or Connector |  Common |  Note menu option.
·If you have the Edit Object On New checkbox deselected, the Note element displays on your diagram; type your note text directly within the Note element
·If you have the checkbox selected, the Notes Window displays; type your text in that window and click on the OK button.

The Note text displays in the Note element.


Create Text

To create text, follow the steps below:

1.Click on the New Text Element icon in the UML Elements toolbar, and click on the diagram. The Notes window displays.
2.Type your text, then click on the OK button to save it.

Your text displays on the diagram in the following format, with no border: