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Papyrus stereotype display


Display applied stereotype name

Display applied stereotype name

- traces to Apply a stereotype, Drop from the model explorer, Display the name of the stereotype , Display each applied stereotype name differently, Display stereotype name
The diagram contains a shape. When you applied a stereotype on the element, the applied stereotype name is displayed on the shape below the name of the element. When an element is dropped form the model explorer to the diagram, the applied stereotype named is displayed on the shape. This is the same behavior for links.

How to

Inside papyrus, it is possible to display the name of applied stereotype. To do that:

1. Apply the profile  that contains the stereotype on your model.
2. Apply the wanted stereotype on the element.


Apply a profile
Apply a profile


Apply the stereotype
Apply the stereotype


Resulted applied stereotype
Resulted applied stereotype

Display stereotype properties

Display stereotype properties

- traces to Stereotype application properties dipslay
It is possible to display properties of stereotypes as "comment", as "compartment", as "brace"

As "brace"

As "brace"

- traces to Display Requirement as a "brace"
Properties of applied stereotype can be displayed as "brace". This is label that is set below the name, and contains a sequence of properties name with their values.

How to

To do that:

1. Select your Element
2. Select the Appearance Tab in the property view
3. Select "In braces" for the line of your applied stereotype


Sequence of actions to display in brace
Sequence of actions to display in brace


Properties of stereotypes displayed in brace
Properties of stereotypes displayed in brace

As "compartment"

As "compartment"

- traces to Display Requirement as a "compartment"
Properties of applied stereotype can be displayed as a compartment. This compartment contains all labels that are properties of the applied stereotype.

How to

To do that:

1. Select your Element
2. Select the Appearance Tab in the property view
3. Select "In Compartment" for the line of your applied stereotype


Sequence of actions to display in compartment
Sequence of actions to display in compartment


Properties of stereotypes displayed in compartment
Properties of stereotypes displayed in compartment

As "Comment"

As "Comment"

- traces to Display Requirement as a "comment"
Properties of applied stereotype can be displayed as a comment. This comment representation that contains all labels that are properties of the applied stereotype.
To do that:

1. Select your Element
2. Select the Appearance Tab in the property view
3. Select "In Comment" for the line of your applied stereotype


Sequence of actions to display in comment
Sequence of actions to display in comment


Properties of stereotype displayed in comment
Properties of stereotype displayed in comment

Choose properties to display

Choose properties to display

- traces to Use CSS file, Use property view, Choice on Stereotype properties to display
The list of properties of stereotypes can be chosen by the user by using the property view or by writing a css. This choice runs for the 3 representations of applied stereotypes: brace, compartment, comment.

How to

By using the property view, it is possible to select the list of property of stereotype. To do that:

1. Select your element.
2. Check that the applied stereotype has been displayed as brace, compartment or comment
3. Select lines that correspond to wanted properties of stereotype.


Select properties by using the property view
Select properties by using the property view

By using CSS file:

Compartment[type=StereotypeCompartment]{
	visible:true;
}
Compartment[type=StereotypeCompartment]>[property="derived"]{
	visible:false;
}
Compartment[type=StereotypeCompartment]>[property="derivedFrom"]{
	visible:false;
}

The compartment is displayed and the property derived and derivedFrom are not displayed




Result by using the selection by CSS
Result by using the selection by CSS

The following CSS rules are implemented by default for all the Diagrams:

Shape[type=StereotypeComment]{
	visible:false;
}

StereotypeComment Compartment[type=StereotypeBrace]{
	visible:false;
}

Compartment[type=StereotypeCompartment]{
	visible:false;
}

Compartment[type=StereotypeBrace]{
	visible:false;
}

Label[type=StereotypeLabel]{
	depth:"none";
}

Here is some example of CSS to display the Stereotype:
/* To modify the depth */
Label[type=StereotypeLabel]{
	depth:"-1";
}

/* To make the properties visible into compartment */
Compartment[type=StereotypeCompartment]{
	visible:true;
}

/* Hide the property "allocatedTo" into the compartment */
Compartment[type=StereotypeCompartment]>[property="allocatedTo"]{
	visible:false;
}

/* Hide all the properties into the Compartment of the stereotype Block */
Compartment[stereotype="SysML::Blocks::Block"]{
	visible:false;
}

/* Display the Comment shape */
StereotypeComment{
	visible:true;
}
/* Display the properties in Brace into the Comment*/
StereotypeComment Compartment[type=StereotypeBrace]{
	visible:true;
}


Choose QN depth

Choose QN depth

- traces to Qualified name depth
The stereotype name can be displayed by choosing the depth. I consists on choosing the size of the qualified name of the stereotype. full = all the qualified name 0= only the name of stereotype -1= the name of its parent + the name of the stereotype -2=the name of its great-parent+ the name of its parent + the name of the stereotype
Using Css:

Label[type=StereotypeLabel]{
	depth:"-1";
}

By using the property view:

1. Select the element.
2. Select the appearance Tab
3. Select the name depth and choose the size


Select the depth the applied stereotype name
Select the depth the applied stereotype name

Remove display of stereotype properties

Remove display of stereotype properties

- traces to Remove display of applied stereotype
The display of stereotype can be removed by selection or by unapply stereotype or profile container

Update the display of applied stereotype properties

Update the display of applied stereotype properties

- traces to Update display
When the value associated to the property of stereotype has been modified, the display must be modified.
It is possible to edit value of stereotype property by double click on the property in the diagram. Important: the property must be writable and Real are not yet editable.

Property of applied stereotype edition
Property of applied stereotype edition

How to

It is possible to edit property of applied stereotype by using the property view:

1. Select your element
2. Select the Profile tab
3. Expand the stereotype
4. Select the property
5. Edit at right the property of the stereotype


Property edition for applied stereotypes in the property view
Property edition for applied stereotypes in the property view

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