Astah User's Guide

Requirement Table

You can easily create Requirement tables. Tables include Requirement's name, ID's and texts hierarchically. Importing/Exporting via Excel files is available.


Requirement Table

Create a Requirement Table

  1. Go to [Diagram] - [Requirement Table] or create it from the pop-up menu in the Structure Tree.
    Requirement Table
  2. TIPS: Create from Structure Tree
    You can create it from Root package, Package, Model, SubSystem or Requirements.

  3. [Edit] window opens.
    Requirement Table
  4. Display the top parent if the requirement table is created under a requirement

      Show the top parent if the Requirement is created under a Requirement.
    Requirement Table



    Display requirements under sub packages.

      Show the requirements under sub packages.
    Requirement Table




Set Requirement Table

[Edit Requirement Table] button on Requirement Table's property view will open an edit window.
Requirement Table


Editing Requirement Table

Double-click on the ID / Name / Text cell on the Requirement Table. Text cell can be input with multiple lines.


Edit Supplier and Client

  1. Right-click on the Requirement on the Requirement Table and select [Edit Client/Supplier].
  2. Click [Add] button.
    Requirement Table
  3. Choose a requirement and select the dependency kind from the drop-down list.
    Requirement Table

Adding Child Requirement

  1. Right-click on a Requirement on the Requirement Table and select [Add Child Requirement]. A child Requirement is created under the selected Requirement.
    Requirement Table

Adding Brother Requirement

  1. Right-click on a Requirement on the Requirement Table and select [Add Brother Requirement]. A brother Requirement is created to the selected Requirement.
    Requirement Table

Import Requirement Table from Excel

  1. To import a Requirement Table from Excel, go to [Tool] - [Requirement] - [Import Requirement Table from Excel] in the Main Menu.
    Requirement Table
Requirement Table

Click on the Select button and specify a Namespace.

Requirement Table
Select Template

Select a template from default, existing template or create a new template.

Requirement Table

Export Requirement Table

You can export Requirement Tables to Excel.

  1. Go to [Tools] - [Requirement] - [Export Requirement Table to Excel].
  2. Edit window opens.
    Requirement Table

Select Requirement Table to export

Requirement Table
Select format

You can choose default template or customized template. Also you can create a new template from [New Template] button.
Requirement Table
Requirement Table

Requirement Table Template

  1. To create a Requirement Table template, go to [Tool]-[Requirement]-[Import Requirement Table from Excel / Export Requirement Table to Excel] in the Main Menu and click on the [New Template] button.
    Requirement Table
  2. Set header color, diplaying items and orders...etc.
    Requirement Table