Exception shape

An exception Exception shape icon is a signal raised by behavioral features typically in case of execution faults. In the metamodel, Exception is derived from Signal.

Name an Exception shape and add other property values

Open the element's UML Properties dialog box by double-clicking the icon that represents the element in the tree view or the shape that represents the element in a diagram.

Tip

Control which property values display on a shape in a diagram by right-clicking the shape, and then clicking Shape Display Options. In the UML Shape Display Options dialog box, select and clear options to display or hide property values.

Control which property values are displayed on the Exception shape

Right-click the shape, click Shape Display Options, and then select or clear options to show or hide values.

Hide the parameters on an Exception shape

Right-click the shape, click Shape Display Options, and then, under Suppress, select Parameter.

Navigate to other views of the exception

Right-click the shape, click Views, select the view you want, and then click OK.

Show, in a view, the relationships between the signal and other elements

Right-click the shape, and then click Show Relationships.

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