How to Draw CRC Card Diagram?

Class-Responsibility Collaborator (CRC) card visualize classes in card-like presentation. Each CRC card contains information like the description of class, its attributes and responsibility. A CRC card diagram is a holder of these cards.

Creating CRC card diagram

  1. Select Diagram > New from the application toolbar.
  2. In the New Diagram window, select CRC Card Diagram.
  3. Click Next.
  4. Enter the diagram name and description. The Location field enables you to select a model to store the diagram.
  5. Click OK.

Creating CRC card

Click CRC Card on the diagram toolbar and then click on the diagram to create a CRC card. You can create as many as CRC card on a diagram by repeating this step.


Create CRC card

Editing CRC card properties

All properties in a CRC card must be edited inline. To edit, double click on the desired field, update its value, and click on the diagram background to confirm editing.

Edit description
Edit description

Adding attributes

Right-click on the Attributes heading and select Add > Attribute from the pop-up menu.


Add attribute

Enter the name and description. Repeat this step until all attributes are added.

Attribute added
Attribute added

Adding responsibilities

Right-click on the Responsibilities heading and select Add > Responsibility from the pop-up menu. Similar to creating an attribute, enter the name and collaborator of each responsibility to show the relationship with other parties.

Add responsibility
Add responsibility

Related Resources

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

 
Chapter 16. CRC card diagram Table of Contents Part III. Project glossary
 

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