Control Structure Diagram¶
The Control Structure Diagram shows the structure and relationship of the analysis subject.
Diagram Element of the Control Structure Diagram¶
This is the mode to execute the basic operations in the Diagram Editor.Select all of the Diagram Elements (components, links, feedback links, notes, etc.).
Add a component.
Add a link.
Add a feedback link.
Add a start/end point.
For others, refer to Common Diagram Elements.
Creating a Component¶
Click on the [Component] button on the tool bar, and click on the diagram. Or double-click on the Control Structure Diagram to create a component.
Editing a Component¶
Double-click on the Name of the Diagram Element in the Diagram Editor to edit the name.
Or edit under the Base tab of the Component property.
Creating a Control Action¶
Hovering the mouse over the link will display the [Control Action] icon. Click on the icon to create a control action.
After creating a Control Action
Click on [Add Control Action] on the context menu.
Editing the Control Action¶
Double-click on the control action of the Diagram Editor and edit it.
Or edit under the Base tab of the Control Action property.
Creating a feedback¶
When the mouse hovers over the feedback link, the [Feedback] icon is displayed. Click on the icon to create the feedback.
After creating a feedback
Click on [Add Feedback] on the context menu of the feedback link.
Editing the Feedback¶
Double-click on the Feedback in the Diagram Editor to edit it.
Or edit under the Base tab of the Feedback property.
Creating the start/end point¶
Click on the [Endpoint] button on the tool bar then click on the diagram.
Creating the Process Model¶
Click on [Process Compartment Visibility] on the context menu of the component.
Process Model, Process Variable, Process Value can be added under the Process Model tab of the component. For adding, refer to [Process Model] tab.
Add Process Variable¶
Click on [Add Process Variable] on the context menu of the component.
Select the Process Model Variable and add with the Enter key.
Add Process Value¶
Click on [Add Process Variable] in the context menu of the Process Model Variable. The context menu of the Process Model Variable is displayed by right-clicking on the Process Variable in the Diagram Editor.
Select the Process Model Value and add with the Enter key.
Editing the Process Model¶
Double-click on the Process Variable and Process Value of the component in the Diagram Editor to edit them.
Changing the order of the Process Variables and Process Value of the Process Model¶
To change the order of the Process Variables and Process Value, move them by dragging and dropping on the diagram.
Process Model Compartment Visibility/Non-visibility¶
Change the Process Model Compartment Visibility/Non-visibility of the component, using [Process Compartment Visibility] on the context menu of the component.
Generate Control Loop Diagram¶
Generate Control Loop Diagram¶
Click on [Generate Control Loop Diagram] in the context menu of the Link.
Click on [Generate Control Loop Diagram] on the context menu of the control action.
The Control Loop Diagram is generated by extracting the components directly related to the selected link or control action.
Any component that is not directly connected to the control action is displayed as an omission (square).
The start/end points are displayed as they are.
Generate control structure diagram¶
Generate a control structure diagram under the component and describe the structure under it in more detail.