Astah User's Guide

Property View


Astah Property View


What is "Property View"?

"Property View" is a pane that is located on the left-bottom of Astah Window where you configure detailed settings for diagrams and models.



Project's Property

To show property of the project, click a root package in the tree view.

Astah Property View

There are three tabs for Project's property.

  1. Profile Stereotype
  2. Project Setting
  3. Version History


Profile Stereotype

You can add icon associated with stereotype and switch the notation of models with the stereotype on diagrams.

  1. Click a root package in the structure tree.
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  2. Select [Profile - Stereotype] tab and click [Add] button.
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  3. A profile is created, double-click the item or click [Edit] button.
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  4. Enter stereotype and upload an image file you want it to be associated with the stereotype. You can choose "Classifier" or "Action" for the type.
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  5. Now you can switch icon to the uploaded image file by choosing [Customize] menu.
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Diagram Style

You can set diagram styles per project.


Set Style

  1. Click a root package in the structure tree.
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  2. Choose [Project Setting] tab and click [Set].
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  3. Choose the style you like and click [Apply] - [OK].
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Sync Style

You can import the style setting that Astah has to a currently-opened project.

  1. Click a root package in the structure tree.
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  2. Choose [Project Setting] tab and click [Synchronize] button.
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  3. A confirmation dialog opens, click [OK].
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  4. You will get a confirmation dialog when the style is imported successfully.
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Font

You can change the font style.

  1. Click a root package in the structure tree.
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  2. Choose [Project Setting] tab. Current font style name is on the Default font button.
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  3. To change the font, click the button.
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Set Programming Languages

You can set programming languages for the projects you are going to make.

  1. Click a root package in the structure tree.
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  2. Choose [Project Setting] tab and tick the checkbox of the language.
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Version History

[Version History] tab shows a list of Edition and its model version the project has been edited with.


Astah Version History

Diagram Property

Diagram Properties varies depending on the diagram type.
As a sample, this section will show you the property of Class diagram. astah property view

  1. Base: You can edit diagram name and show/hide diagram frame.
  2. TaggedValue: You can edit TaggedValues.
  3. Hyperlink: You can add and edit Hyperlinks to the diagram.
  4. Initial Visibility: You can choose which models to show/hide on the diagram.


TaggedValue

You can show/edit TaggedValue.
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You can add/edit hyperlinks to diagrams.
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ButtonFunction
newOpen Hyperlinks.
openAdd Hyperlinks to the files.
saveAdd "URL" hyperlinks.
auto-saveAdd "Model" hyperlinks.
undoDelete Hyperlinks.
redoEdit Hyperlinks.
zoom100Move up the selected hyperlink on the list.
zoominMove down the selected hyperlink on the list.


Initial Visibility

You can show/hide items on the currently-opened diagram. Default visibility setting can be done in the System Properties.
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