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Ways to apply image on a symbol
You can apply an image on a symbol using:
The Image Library tab
To apply an image on a symbol using the Image Library tab
- From the Window menu, select Image Library. The Image Library tab opens on the right side of the window.
- Drag the image directly on the symbol.
The Select Image dialog
To apply an image on a symbol using
- Open the
- Open the Specification window of any element, select Image (Icon for Stereotype) property cell and click .
Select Class, Actor, Port, Block, Part, Node, Performer, Concept Role, Stereotype, or Text Box ((HTML Text) on the diagram pane and click on the smart manipulator toolbar.
Only mentioned elements support the Image Library button on the smart manipulator by default. You can customize the smart manipulator of any other element. by doing one of the following:
- Select the image you want to apply.
The external resources
To apply an image on a symbol from the external resources
Select an image from any external resource (e.g. web browser, email).
You can apply images of the following formats: .gif, .jpg, .jpeg, .svg, .png, .wmf.
Drag it directly on a symbol.
If the the image that you applied on a symbol is large, you can resize that symbol to a preferred size automatically.
To resize a symbol to a preferred size
a. Select the symbol with an image applied.
b. Click smart manipulator that appears at the right bottom side of the shape’s horizontal border.
Symbol display mode
You can change the symbol display mode. How to change the stereotype name and its icon visibility on an element's shape >>