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PI14516: Graphical Property 'Format.PartitionLine.Line.Transparent' has no effect on line elements in IBM Rational Rhapsody

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • When you attempt to set a line to be transparent using the COM
    API for Rhapsody, the line stays visible.
    
    SYMPTOM
    
    When you attempt to set the graphical property
    'Format.PartitionLine.Line.Transparent' for a line using the COM
    API for Rhapsody, the lines transparency is not changed.
    
    Results:
    
    The line remains visible.
    
    Steps to Reproduce:
    
    1. Add a sequence diagram to a Rhapsody model.
    2. Add a line to the sequence diagram.
    3. Attempt to make the line invisible using the COM API
    operation:
    
    setGraphicalProperty('Format.PartitionLine.Line.Transparent',
    '0')
    
    WORKAROUND
    
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
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    Fixed by fixing the setPropertyValue method in the
    RPGraphElement interface to work fine. This is the method
    that the user should use.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed in 8.1
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI14516

  • Reported component name

    TLOGIC RHAPSODY

  • Reported component ID

    5724V74RP

  • Reported release

    761

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2014-03-26

  • Closed date

    2014-06-02

  • Last modified date

    2014-06-02

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    TLOGIC RHAPSODY

  • Fixed component ID

    5724V74RP

Applicable component levels

  • R761 PSN

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Document Information

Modified date:
02 June 2014