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When you place an element on a diagram, you can display it with a number of compartments that reveal, not only the attributes and operations of the element, but also several other properties such as tags, constraints and tests, as described here.

Compartment Types




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Or, fully qualified, expanded format:



Tags Compartment

The tags compartment lists all Tagged Values for an element as entered in the Tagged Values window.

The fully-qualified option operates only on those Tagged Values that were created in Enterprise Architect release 7.1 or later; it does not expand Tagged Values created in earlier releases.

Tagged Values



Responsibilities Compartment

The responsibilities compartment shows a list of responsibilities as entered on the Requirements page of the element Properties dialog.




Constraints Compartment

The constraints compartment shows a list of element constraints as entered in the Constraints page of the element Properties dialog.



Testing Compartment

The testing compartment lists all of the tests associated with an element as listed in the Testing window.


Working on Test Records


Maintenance Compartment

The maintenance compartment lists all of the defects, changes, issues and tasks associated with an element, as listed in the Maintenance window.


Working on Maintenance Items


To set the visibility of the various compartments, see the Feature Visibility topic

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