Add or edit UML element attributes

Note: The UML Model Explorer is not available in Visio 2013 and newer versions. For information on UML diagrams in Visio 2013 and newer versions, see UML diagrams in Visio.

  1. Double-click the shape in a diagram that represents the element.

  2. Do one of the following:

    • To add an attribute, click on a blank row and start typing a name, then type or choose the attribute properties you want.

    • To edit an attribute, select the attribute you want to edit and modify as necessary.

  3. Click OK

  • To specify additional properties, right-click on the attribute in the tree menu and select Properties. Add any properties as necessary.

  1. Double-click the icon in the tree view or the shape in a diagram that represents the element.

  2. Do one of the following:

    • To add attributes, click Attributes, and then click New. Type or choose the attribute properties you want, or click the next empty row in the attribute list and start typing a name; a new attribute is added.

    • To edit attributes, click Attributes and select the attribute you want to edit. Type or choose the attribute properties you want.

  3. To specify additional properties, click Properties. Type or choose the attribute properties you want.

  4. Click OK, and then click OK again.

Tip: You can also add attributes to a UML element by right-clicking the element's icon in the tree view or its shape in a diagram, and then choosing Properties on the shortcut menu.

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