Creating and Editing Association Artifacts

As with any Tigerstripe Artifact, Association Artifacts can be created through a specific wizard and further edited with a form-based editor. This section covers all details and options available on Association Artifacts.

New Association Wizard

First, please make sure the Tigerstripe Perspective is active.

The New Association Artifact wizard allows the creation of new Association Artifacts within a Tigerstripe Project. The wizard can be open from either the button from the drop down Tigerstripe icon in the toolbar or from the Tigerstripe->New->Association entry in the top menubar. The following dialog will appear:

As with any other type of Tigerstripe Artifact wizard, the New Association Artifact wizard requires a set of parameters before the Association artifact can be successfully created.

Once all the required parameters are filled in, press the Finish button to create the corresponding Association artifact. Upon creation, a corresponding icon will appear in the Tigerstripe Explorer, and the main editor page will be set to the overview tab of the corresponding artifact editor. From this page, the entity artifact can be further edited and additional information can be filled in.

Editing an Entity Artifact

First, please make sure the Tigerstripe Perspective is active.

To edit an existing Association Artifact, simply select its corresponding entry in the Tigerstripe Explorer, and double-click to open it in an editor. Association Artifacts are made of the following details:

Once you have edited your changes, make sure you Save your changes for them to be taken into account by Tigerstripe. To save, either select the Save option from the File menu entry in the menubar, use the save icon in the toolbar, or hit ctrl-s.

General Information

The General Information section contains the following information:

Association End Details

To edit this association's end details, expand the Details section. The section looks as shown below:

Each end of the association can be further edited. In particular you will find the following details for each end:

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