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Color Code External Requirements

External requirements can be color coded on a diagram, to provide quick visual cues indicating the status of a requirement. The color code requirements use the following default conventions:

Yellow for Proposed
Blue for Approved
Green for Validated
Orange for Mandatory
Black for Implemented



You can change these colors, and add or remove status types, using the Status Types dialog.

Enable color coded external requirements




Select the Tools | Options menu option.

The Options dialog displays.



From the hierarchical tree select Objects, and select the Show status colors on diagrams checkbox to enable the status of external requirements to be represented by color coding.


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