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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on May 17, 2016

Transition guard not moved to continuing transition

Seen with:
9.1.2 CP1-2016.14 v20160405_1932

Situation:
- Existing state (let's call it S1) with an outgoing transition (let's call it T1) that has a trigger plus a transition guard.

Steps to reproduce:
- Create a substate inside S1.
- From that substate, draw a transition to the exit point from which T1 originates.
- RSARTE now asks "Do you want to move the trigger events of the continuing transition(s)?". Click Yes.

The trigger is correctly moved along with its trigger guard (if present). I've tested to confirm that. A transition guard on T1 is not moved though.
I'm not sure if that is a bug, but it is highly confusing and error prone. Because of the way the toolset UI works, we tend to specify transition guards rather than trigger guards. Therefore I'm convinced that this behavior will lead to bugs. It would be better and more intuitive if transition guards were also moved along with trigger events.

Proposed solution:
It would be nice if a transition guard selection box was also avaialble.

Idea priority Medium
RFE ID 88523
RFE URL
RFE Product Rational Software Architect Real Time Edition
  • Guest
    Sep 20, 2016

    This is a good suggestion which we will look at implementing in a future release.