Logical Actor Editor

This wizard helps you setting the properties of a Logical Actor.

Base

Field

Description

Default

Name

The name of the current Element.

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Summary

A short headline about the role of the current Element.

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isAbstract

Specifies whether the current Actor is abstract or not. An abstract Actor is an Actor that is expected to be specialized by one or several concrete Actors.

Note 1: At this stage in the tool, the "isAbstract" feature is not exploited (no specific constraint, no associated validation rules, etc.).
Note 2: Unless having a good reason to do so, "isAbstract" feature shall not be used when strictly following the Arcadia methodology.

FALSE

Super

One or several Physical Actors from which the current Actor is a specialization.

Note 1:  At this stage in the tool inheritance relationships between Actors are not fully exploited.
Note 2: Unless having a good reason to do so, inheritance shall not be used when strictly following the Arcadia methodology.

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Implemented Interfaces

The list of Interfaces directly implemented (i.e. not through Component Ports) by the current Actor.  Interfaces aggregate Exchange items (Operations, Events, Flows, Shared Data).

Note: Unless having a good reason to do so, Implemented Interfaces shall not be used when strictly following the Arcadia methodology.

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Used Interfaces

The list of Interfaces directly use (i.e. not through Component Ports) by the current Actor.  Interfaces aggregate Exchange items (Operations, Events, Flows, Shared Data).

Note: Unless having a good reason to do so, Used Interfaces shall not be used when strictly following the Arcadia methodology.

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Allocated Functions

The list of Logical Functions performed by the current Actor.

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Actor Realizations

One or several System Actors from which the current Logical Actor is a refinement.

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Description

This field contains the business description of the current element. Links towards other model elements or diagrams can be created in this description using the "Add Link" button.

By default this field in read-only, so that hyperlinks can be navigated. To start editing the description, click first on the "Edit" button at the very left side of the toolbar.

Extensions

Field

Description

Default

Applied Property Values

One or several Property Values related to the current Element. These Property Values might be located right under the current Element or anywhere else in the Model.

The "browse" button allows associating an already existing Property Value (not necessarily located under the current Element). The "cross" button allows removing the association between the selected Property Value and the current Element. This action does not delete the Property Value itself.

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Applied Property Value Group

One or several Property Value Groups related to the current Element. These Property Values Group and the Property Values they contain might be located right under the current Element or anywhere else in the Model.

The "browse" button allows associating an already existing Property Group (not necessarily located under the current Element). The "cross" button allows removing the association between the selected Property Value and the current Element. This action does not delete the Property Value itself.

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Management

Field

Description

Default

Visible in Documentation

Specifies whether this element is exposed to the Documentation Generation tool.

True

Visible in Link Manager

Specifies whether the current element is exposed to the Link Manager tool, for example for traceability with Requirements.

True

Progress Status

Not all elements in the design phase of a System have the same maturity (some are Drafts, some need to be reviewed, etc.). This field allows setting the maturity level of the current Element.

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