Activity diagram connection rules

  Activity Activity parameter node
Action Accept event action
Send signal action
Decision node
Merge node
Fork node
Join node
Initial node
Activity final node
Flow final node
Input pin Output pin
Activity Control Flow
Object Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Object Flow Control Flow Control Flow Object Flow
Activity parameter node Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow  
Action Control Flow Object Flow Control Flow,
Exception handler
Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Object Flow Control Flow Control Flow Object Flow,
Exception handler
Exception handler
Accept event action Control Flow Object Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Object Flow Control Flow Control Flow Object Flow,
Exception handler
Exception handler
Send signal action Control Flow Object Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Object Flow Control Flow Control Flow Object Flow,
Exception handler
Exception handler
Decision node Control Flow Object Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Object Flow Control Flow Control Flow Object Flow  
Merge node Control Flow Object Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Object Flow Control Flow Control Flow Object Flow  
Fork node Control Flow Object Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Object Flow Control Flow Control Flow Object Flow  
Join node Control Flow Object Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Object Flow Control Flow Control Flow Object Flow  
Initial node Control Flow Object Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Object Flow Control Flow Control Flow Object Flow  
Activity final node                            
Flow final node                            
Input pin                            
Output pin   Object Flow       Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow   Object Flow Object Flow    
Value pin                            
Object node Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow
Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow  
Central buffer node Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow   Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow  
Data store node Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow   Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow  
Interruptible activity region                            
Expansion region                         Exception handler Exception handler
Expansion node Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow   Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow  
Swimlane                            
Structured Activity node Control Flow   Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow   Control Flow Control Flow Exception handler Exception handler
Conditional node Control Flow   Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow   Control Flow Control Flow Exception handler Exception handler
Loop node Control Flow   Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow   Control Flow Control Flow Exception handler Exception handler
Sequence node Control Flow   Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow   Control Flow Control Flow Exception handler Exception handler
Connection rules in activity diagram A

 

  Value pin Object node Central buffer node Data store node Interruptible activity region Expansion region Expansion node Swimlane Structured Activity node Conditional node Loop node Sequence node
Activity
Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow     Object Flow   Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow
Activity parameter node   Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow
  Object Flow   Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow
Action   Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow     Object Flow   Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow
Accept event action
  Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow     Object Flow   Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow
Send signal action
  Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow     Object Flow   Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow
Decision node
  Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow     Object Flow   Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow
Merge node   Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow     Object Flow   Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow
Fork node
  Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow     Object Flow   Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow
Join node
  Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow     Object Flow   Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow
Initial node
  Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow     Object Flow   Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow
Activity final node
  Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow     Object Flow          
Flow final node   Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow     Object Flow          
Input pin                        
Output pin             Object Flow          
Value pin                        
Object node   Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow     Object Flow   Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow
Central buffer node   Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow     Object Flow   Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow
Data store node   Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow     Object Flow   Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow
Interruptible activity region                        
Expansion region Exception handler                      
Expansion node   Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow     Object Flow   Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow Object Flow
Swimlane                        
Structured Activity node Exception handler               Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow
Conditional node Exception handler               Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow
Loop node Exception handler               Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow
Sequence node Exception handler               Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow Control Flow
Connection rules in activity diagram B

 

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