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PH03463: RHAPSODY FAILS TO COMPLETE BINDING CONNECTOR "DIRECTION CHANGE"

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Changing the direction of a binding connector fails to update
    SourceContext/TargetContext tags and results in an invalid
    binding connector which cannot be redrawn using Layout menu >
    Complete Relations > All.
    
    
    SETUP:
    
    1) Create a new SysML project
    2) Add two blocks with proxy ports
    3) right click each block and change to object
    4) draw binding connector between ports
    5) Right click the connector and navigate to locationn in
    browser
    
    ISSUE:
    
    6) open features window of the connector.
    7) Note the source/target of connector in features window.
    8) Note the sourceContext/targetContext tags for the connector
    in browser.
    9) In the features window change the direction in the drop down
    list.
    10) Direction of source/target updated in features but not in
    browser. Connector cannot be redrawn.
    
    WORKAROUND:
    11) Open SrouceContext/TargetContext tag in the browser and
    using the "..." button, manually switch the object selected as
    value.
    12) U Layout menu > Complete Relations > All to redraw the
    connector.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Rhapsody                                                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * RHAPSODY FAILS TO COMPLETE BINDING CONNECTOR "DIRECTION      *
    * CHANGE"                                                      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed by fixing the tags.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PH03463

  • Reported component name

    TLOGIC RHAPSODY

  • Reported component ID

    5724V74RP

  • Reported release

    831

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2018-10-01

  • Closed date

    2019-04-29

  • Last modified date

    2019-04-29

  • 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



Document information

More support for: Rational Rhapsody

Software version: 831

Reference #: PH03463

Modified date: 29 April 2019