Get automated, consistent color in your UML models by using the UML Coloring plug-in

Help others understand models easier by using this plug-in for Rational Software Modeler or Rational Software Architect

From the developerWorks archives

Steve Arnold

Date archived: December 15, 2016 | First published: February 18, 2010

By using the UML Coloring plug-in, you can define rules to automatically color UML elements as they are placed on the diagram surface in either IBM® Rational® Software Modeler or IBM® Rational® Software Architect UML models. This helps you apply a consistent coloring scheme to model elements, based on element traits. Coloring models in a consistent way can be a significant aid to improving others' understanding of the model.

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