Activity and State Options

Activity Diagram

Option Name Description
Show Caption
  • Initial Node - (default false) Show caption for Initial Node
  • Expansion Node - (default false) Show caption for Expansion Node
  • Activity Final Node - (default false) Show caption for Activity Final Node
  • Flow Final Node - (default false) Show caption for Flow Final Node
  • Decision Node - (default false) Show caption for Decision Node
  • Merge Node - (default false) Show caption for Merge NodeArtifactat
  • Fork Node - (default false) Show caption for Fork Node
  • Join Node - (default false) Show caption for Join Node
Show Partition Header
  • Auto - (default) Show horizontal and/or vertical Partition headers if there is Partitions in that orientation
  • Always Show - Always show Partition headers regardless of the orientation of Partitions, even if there is no Partition
  • Always Hide - Always hide Partition headers
Control Flow Display Option

Determines how to show Control Flow (connectors) in Activity Diagram.

  • Solid line
  • Dashed line
Decision/Merge Node connection point style Determines how connector connects to decision/merge node.
  • Default (default)
  • Connect to vertex
Show action called behavior

Determines how to show action called behavior within an action shape.

  • Do not show called behavior (default)
  • Show action name and called behavior
  • Show called behavior only
Show Object Node Type (default true) Show the type of object node inside the object node shape.
Activity Diagram Options details

State Machine Diagram

Option Name Description
Show Caption (State Machine Diagram)
  • Shallow History - (default false) Show caption for Shallow History
  • Deep History - (default false) Show caption for Deep History
  • Initial Pseudo State - (default false) Show caption for Initial Pseudo State
  • Junction - (default false) Show caption for Junction
  • Final State - (default false) Show caption for Final State
  • Terminate - (default false) Show caption for Terminate
  • Fork - (default false) Show caption for Fork
  • Join - (default false) Show caption for Join
Auto create Initial State on State Diagram (default true) Automatic create an initial state when creating a State Machine Diagram.
Default location (in pixel) Position of Initial State create by default.
Show transition trigger Triggers can be added to a Transition relationship. This option determines the visibility of Triggers.
  • Show - (default) Show Triggers information on a Transition connector
  • Hide - Do not show Triggers information on a Transition connector
Use state name tab (default false) Name tab is a a tiny rectangle that appear on top of a state and at the left hand side, displaying the name of a state. Use state name tab is to enable such tab.
Center state caption vertically  
Show precondition, postcondition and body of internal activities in State
(default true) Show the precondition, postcondition and body of internal activities in state.
State Machine Diagram Options details

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