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MagicDraw 19.0 LTR SP3 Documentation


You can specify the tooltips display mode of the symbols on the diagram pane by selecting to hide it, to show only element name, or its documentation text. The element tooltip in the Model Browser displays only documentation text, if it is specified for an element. Otherwise, the tooltip is not shown in the Model Browser.

Writing documentation for an element

You can write a documentation for an element by using the:


To change the tooltips style of the symbol on the diagram pane


  1. On the main menu, select Options > Project.
  2. In the Project Options dialog find the Tooltips Style option.
  3. Select one of the following value:
    • Do Not Show (default) -  the tooltip is not shown when hovering a mouse on any element.
    • Show Element Name - The tooltip displays the name of the element when hovering a mouse on it.
    • Show Element Documentation - The tooltip displays the documentation text of the element when hovering a mouse on it.
  4. Click OK.
    The symbol tootips display mode is changed in the entire project.

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