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Event Architecture from Model to Diagram Elements

There is little documented about how changes to the UML model are reflected on the diagram in a consistent way. Diagrams and diagram elements (Figs) have been designed by various developers without a common standard. Over time implementation of notations and change of UML model repository have introduced changes which have unexpected side effects and for which there are short term work around.

This page is an attempt to formalize a common way of working for all diagram elements. It is to clearly separate GUI from notation and UML model and prevent excessive reconstruction of the GUI composite parts and excessive adding and removal of listeners from the GUI to notation and UML model.

The composite structure of diagram elements

Resizing of diagram nodes

Reacting to model elements changes represented as text

Reacting to model elements changes represented as composite parts

Deletion of model elements