Using Specification window you can perform various actions that are necessary when working with model elements. Every model element has its own specification.

The following table describes only common functions of the Specification window.

Add/modify model
element properties
and inner elements

Choose the desired property group and specify its properties in the general specification pane.
Open referenced

From the shortcut menu, select Open Specification or click Open specification button. When another element specification is open, you can work with both specifications in the same window.
Navigate between
open specifications
To navigate between open specifications, use the Back and Forward buttons.
Manage relationships
  • View all relationships in which the element participates. Modify the name of the relationship.
  • View/change the direction of the relationship.
  • Modify the target element.
  • Create new outgoing or incoming relationships.
Add/edit element
Add element description, describe use case scenarios, or add other relevant information that can be used for generating reports or technical documentation. Documentation also can be written in HTML using the HTML editor.
Manage element
Open, edit, add, or remove hyperlinks from the selected model element to a file, address, other element / symbol, or requirements.
Manage element tags and tagged values
Create tag definitions, view, create, modify, assign default tagged values.
Manage element
Define new, edit, or apply constraints to an element.
Track element
symbol usage in diagrams
Find out in which diagrams the symbol is used. Open these diagrams directly from the specification window.
Select model
element in the
Containment tree

From the shortcut menu, choose Select in Containment Tree or click Select in Containment Tree button.
View element traceabilityMonitor element changes and the impact of those changes using traceability.

Select a specification property and from the shortcut menu, select the action you want to perform.