Mode Editor

This wizard helps you setting the properties of a Mode.

Base

Field

Description

Default

Name

The name of the current Element.

<generic name>

Summary

A short headline about the role of the current Element.

<blank>

State Realization

One or several Modes in the previous engineering phase (for example Logical Architecture if the current Mode is located in the Physical Architecture refined by the current Mode.

<blank>

do Activity

Ongoing behavior, performed as long as the element is in the current Mode. Available behaviors are Operational Activities, Functions, Functional Exchanges, Component Exchanges, and Exchange Items.

<blank>

Operational Activities / Functions

The list of Operational Activities or Functions which are available in the current Mode.

<blank>

Referenced State / Mode

One or more State or Modes in which the current Mode is also used. This can be between Regions in the same State Machine or between different State Machines.

<blank>

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.

<blank>

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.

<blank>

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.

<blank>