Astah User's Guide

Suggest Feature

Just by moving your mouse over a model, Astahs new suggest feature offers suggestions to add other models in/from the model easily. For example, put your mouse over a Class, the suggestions of creatable models in/from a Class appear as icons, such as Attributes, Operations, Etc. To pick a suggestion, just click the icon... It is that easy. The suggest feature helps you save time and keep up with your modeling smoothly and efficiently.


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Use

  1. Have your mouse over a model, then a list of icons appear.
    astah suggest feature
  2. For example, click a diamond icon
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  3. Now attribute is added to the class
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Hide the suggest icons

There are three ways to hide the suggest icons.

  1. Hide now
  2. Hide all from currently-opened diagram
  3. Hide by default


1. Hide now

Hold [Shift key] down. Suggest icons never appear while [Shift] key is pressed down.



2. Hide from currently-opened diagram

Click [Suggest Feature] icon on the diagram tool bar to turn it off.

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3. Hide by default

Go to [Tools] - [System Properties] - [Diagram Editor] and turn off the Suggest feature by default.

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