Constraint shape

A constraint Constraint shape icon is a specification for conditions and propositions that must be maintained as true for the system to be valid. Constraints are expressed as text within braces ({  }) and may be written in a predefined language, such as Object Constraint Language (OCL) or in natural language.

Connect a constraint to one or more elements

Drag the control handle Control handle image - yellow diamond at the center of the Constraint shape and glue it to a connection point Connection point image - blue X on another element.

Name a Constraint shape and add other property values

Double-click the shape.

Hide the stereotype on a Constraint shape

Right-click the shape, click Shape Display Options, and then, under GeneralOptions, clear Stereotype.

Hide the Constraint shape

Right-click the shape, click Shape Display Options, and then, under General Options, clear Constraint Shape.

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