Annotations are used as multiple-line textual and informative comments attached to the model element(s). An element can be annotated using different text pieces in different diagrams. There are no limitations concerning the number of annotations referring to one model element (neither per diagram nor per model). Annotations can refer to all model elements including transitions and connections. This chapter covers the following:
To create an annotation, perform the following steps:
Figure: Create an Annotation
Figure: Drop Annotation on the Element
Figure: Specify Annotation
To view the annotation flyout menu, hover the mouse in the proximity of the annotation symbol added in the process diagram canvas.
To delete the annotation, click the Delete icon. The annotation gets deleted.
Figure: Annotation Flyout Menu - Delete Icon
To edit and view the properties of the annotation, click the annotation symbol in the process diagram canvas. The properties window is displayed in the top-right corner of the swim lane.
Figure: Annotation Properties
You can specify annotation text in the Content text box.