UML note

In Visual Paradigm, UML notes can be created and attached to a shape via an anchor connector. The premier advantage of using UML notes is to annotate a specific model element on the diagram with normal text or HTML text or to define OCL.

Creating a UML note with resource centric

  1. Move the mouse over a shape.
  2. Press on the Resource Catalog icon and drag it out.
    Mouse the mouse over a shape
    Mouse the mouse over a shape
  3. Release the mouse button at the position where you want to create the note shape.
  4. Select Anchor -> Note from Resource Catalog.
    Drag the resource icon
    Drag the resource icon
  5. The note is created and is is connected with the shape.
    Note created
    Note created

Editing UML note content

  1. Double click the note to start editing its content. Note that the toolbar above the note can be used to format its content.
    Start editing
    Start editing
  2. Drag the bottom right corner of note to resize it.
    Resizing
    Resizing
  3. Click on the diagram background to confirm editing the note.

Related Resources

The following resources may help you to learn more about the topic discussed in this page.

 
Chapter 6. Annotations and freehand shapes Table of Contents 2. Callout shape
 

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