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Potential model corruption - Features dialogue on types: Setting Visibility affects all model types when changed

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Changing Visibility of types via the Features window affects the visibility of all types within the model in IBM Rational Rhapsody 7.5.3 and newer.


Flash: APAR PM46925 - Features dialogue: Type Visibility - affects all elements when changed.

A problem has been identified as APAR id PM46925 with the use of the new visibility field for model types introduced in Rational Rhapsody 7.5.3 on the Features window. Changes in this field are applied to all types within the model and subsequent new ones created thereafter.

Model attributes are unaffected.


Use the visibility property directly for the type:


This defect has been fixed in Rhapsody and is available for download.

Rational Rhapsody version Release Information

The release information for IBM Rational Rhapsody contains information about fixes to the version 7.5 release, pointers to important documentation, and provides a list of known problems.

This defect has also been fixed in Rhapsody

Document information

More support for: Rational Rhapsody
General Information

Software version: 7.5.3,, 7.6

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Reference #: 1514772

Modified date: 21 February 2012