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How to activate Auto Inheritance of Descriptions in Operations of the child class in Rational Rhapsody

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Question

How do you keep the description text of inherited methods in synchronization with that of virtual operations of its base class in IBM Rational Rhapsody?

Cause

Creating a child class and realizing its base class copies the virtual operations from the parent class automatically. However the description text of the operations from the parent class is ignored

Answer

In order to have the description text copied automatically, apply the steps below:

Note: The following modification need to be carried out for post Rational Rhapsody v7.1.

  1. Open the rhapsody.ini file in edit mode

  2. Add the following flag under the [General] section:

    ClearDescriptionsOnImplementBaseClasses=FALSE

Document information

More support for: Rational Rhapsody
General Information

Software version: 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.4.0.1, 7.5, 7.5.0.1, 7.5.1, 7.5.1.1, 7.5.2, 7.5.2.1, 7.5.3, 7.5.3.1, 7.5.3.2, 7.6, 7.6.0.1, 7.6.1, 7.6.1.1, 7.6.1.2

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1437552

Modified date: 25 July 2012