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Status Delivered
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 19, 2014

RSA-RTE: Template class property view and treeview very confusing

Converting a RoseRT tempate class to RSARTE results in a very confusing treeview and property window (See screenshot).
This can probably be sovled with an RTE specific tab like Elena Strabykina suggested, however the three-view remains confusing:

?This is how it was initially designed. You have explicit binding for default value of Template parameters - in our example, this is class Class. Such binding allows template instantiations classes have their own descriptive name. This is consistent with UML2 standard and I absolutely agree the way of displaying them on the Tab is definitely unfortunate. User can not neither modify the name nor navigate to class Class. That is why this Tab should be improved.
This tab is general for RSA, usually we improve tabs by introducing RT specific tab where we can change data representation and functionality based on customer requests.
You can compare Attributes and Operations tab of RSA and RSA RT, as an example.?

Idea priority Medium
RFE ID 55073
RFE Product Rational Software Architect Real Time Edition
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    Osman Burucu
    Feb 27, 2024

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  • Guest
    Sep 24, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Application Platform
    Product - Software Architect Real Time Edition

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Rational
    Product family - Design & development
    Product - Software Architect Real Time Edition

  • Guest
    Jul 14, 2014

    This feature is planned for future release.

  • Guest
    Jun 19, 2014

    Attachment (Description): Tree view of Template classes