Astah User's Guide

Deployment Diagram


class-diagram


Create Diagram

  • Go to [Diagram] - [Deployment Diagram]
  • Create from the pop-up menu in the Structure Tree


Hide Diagram Frame

Select the Deployment Diagram in the Structure Tree, then check off the [Frame Visibility] in the Propety view.
frame

TIPS: Hide diagram frame by default
You can hide diagram frame by default in the System Properties.


Deployment Diagram Tool Palatte

This is the tool palatte of Communication Diagram, for all the common tools, check out here.

Deployment Diagram Toolbar

ButtonItem
NodeNode
Node InstanceNode Instance
ComponentComponent
ComponentInstanceComponent Instance
AssociationAssociation
ButtonItem
RealizationRealization
InterfaceInterface
DependencyDependency
InstanceSpecificationInstanceSpecification
LinkLink


Component

Create

There are two ways to create a Component.

  1. Select [Component] on the Tool palatte and click on the Diagram.

Show Part

You can switch the visibility of Parts from Component's Pop-up menu.



Show Port

You can switch the visibility of Ports from Component's Pop-up menu.





Part


Create

Select [Part] from the Tool Palatte and click on a diagram.



External Part


Create

  1. Select [External Part] from the Tool Palatte and click on a Component.
  2. Select a role (part) to associate with.
  3. Now an External Part is created.


Connector


Create

  1. Select [Connector] from the Tool palatte and click target modele elements.

Change direction of Association.

To change the direction, click [Reverse Direction] from Connector's pop-up menu. To change the direction, the connection needs to have its own name.



Port


Create

Select [Port] from the Tool palatte and click model elements.