[keyword] !MagicDrawUML

[note] MagicDraw UML has a powerful model validation engine that indicates invalid configurations in diagrams (such as indications of invalid Package/Model ownership of child elements).

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[note] Webel: in MagicDraw UML if you move a suitable element symbol IN A DIAGRAM into a Component symbol IN A DIAGRAM that "outer" Component won't "steal ownership", so it can be used as a «!logical» grouping container.

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[note] TIP: In MagicDraw UML one can include external image resources (such as screenshots) in UML diagrams !

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[note] In MagicDraw UML, depending on how you manipulate the elements, Components do not automatically "steal ownership" of the elements they graphically contain. In the Webel recipe «!logical» Components are used for convenient "parasitic" graphical groupings.

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[note] In MagicDraw UML and the best UML tools one can choose to exclude certain information about selected attributes (such as default values) and operations (such as operation signature) in their respective compartments to leave a minimal hint of their roles.

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[note] In MagicDraw UML and the best UML tools one can choose to show only selected attributes and selected operations in their respective compartments.

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[note] TIP: If you run out of room sometimes it's handy to draw hierarchies "upside down"

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[note] MagicDraw UML: it is often handy to open the (usually empty) attributes compartment of an Interface symbol so that it displays as a rectangle and can be more easily targeted by relationships than the Interface icon. This DOESN'T mean it has no operations!

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