Visual matters – adding images can make your diagrams dynamically expressive.
Let’s find out what Astah Professional and UML offers to help with that.

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Customized Stereotype icon


You can replace UML objects such as Classes and Actions with any image file you’d like.
This is available in Astah Professional edition only.


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How to switch UML objects to icon

  1. Go to [Tools] – [Project] – [Set Icon for Stereotype]


  2. A window opens, click [Add] icon.


  3. One line will be added. Click [Edit] button.


  4. Enter the stereotype and upload an image file you want it to be associated with the stereotype.


  5. Now select a class with the stereotype, choose [Customize] on the toolbar.


  6. A model will turn into the related icon.