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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 13, 2018

RSA-RTE: Cross model references not updated when refactoring these; create button

See PMR: TS001239396.
Symptom: .emx files are not correctly updated immediately after a refactor
How to reproduce:
Open any .emx model editor and go to the "References" tab. Press refresh.
Next locate a dependency from another model to this model and refactor that other model so it no longer has any such dependency.

Save all.
Press refresh again.
Note that that the dependency from the other model towards this model is still shown.
Restart the workspace and load all models.

Open the .emx editor again and press refresh on the "References" tab.
Note that the dependency originating from the other model is now gone.

So the inter model references are not updated when deleting such references. The tool must be restarted before such changes are updated. This may lead to incorrect commits.

IBM response:
The reason that this editor is not live updated when references are removed, is that this would have an impact on performance. Development team recommends that you open an RFE to get a "Refresh" button for this editor.

So the request is add a 'Refresh' button.

Idea priority Medium
RFE ID 123530
RFE Product Rational Software Architect Real Time Edition
  • Admin
    Osman Burucu
    Feb 27, 2024

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