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getDefaultElementStereotype

Get default stereotype for elements

Description

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stereotype = getDefaultElementStereotype(stereotype,elementType) gets the default stereotype stereotype of the child elements whose parent element of type elementType has the stereotype stereotype applied.

Examples

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Create a profile for latency characteristics and save it.

profile = systemcomposer.profile.Profile.createProfile("LatencyProfile");

latencybase = profile.addStereotype("LatencyBase");
latencybase.addProperty("latency",Type="double");
latencybase.addProperty("dataRate",Type="double",DefaultValue="10");

connLatency = profile.addStereotype("ConnectorLatency",...
Parent="LatencyProfile.LatencyBase");
connLatency.addProperty("secure",Type="boolean");
connLatency.addProperty("linkDistance",Type="double");

nodeLatency = profile.addStereotype("NodeLatency",...
Parent="LatencyProfile.LatencyBase");
nodeLatency.addProperty("resources",Type="double",DefaultValue="1");

portLatency = profile.addStereotype("PortLatency",...
Parent="LatencyProfile.LatencyBase");
portLatency.addProperty("queueDepth",Type="double");
portLatency.addProperty("dummy",Type="int32");

profile.save

Set the default component stereotype.

nodeLatency.setDefaultElementStereotype("Component","LatencyProfile.NodeLatency");

Get the default component stereotype on nodeLatency.

stereotype = getDefaultElementStereotype(nodeLatency,"Component")
stereotype = 

  Stereotype with properties:

                    Name: 'NodeLatency'
             Description: ''
                  Parent: [1×1 systemcomposer.profile.Stereotype]
               AppliesTo: 'Component'
                Abstract: 0
                    Icon: 'default'
    ComponentHeaderColor: [210 210 210]
      ConnectorLineColor: [168 168 168]
      ConnectorLineStyle: 'Default'
      FullyQualifiedName: 'LatencyProfile.NodeLatency'
                 Profile: [1×1 systemcomposer.profile.Profile]
         OwnedProperties: [1×1 systemcomposer.profile.Property]
              Properties: [1×3 systemcomposer.profile.Property]

Input Arguments

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Element type, specified as "Component", "Port", "Connector", "Interface", or "Function". The element type "Function" is only available for software architectures.

Data Types: char | string

Stereotype, specified as a systemcomposer.profile.Stereotype object.

Output Arguments

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Default stereotype, returned as a systemcomposer.profile.Stereotype object.

More About

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Definitions

TermDefinitionApplicationMore Information
architecture

A System Composer™ architecture represents a system of components and how they interface with each other structurally and behaviorally. You can represent specific architectures using alternate views.

Different types of architectures describe different aspects of systems:

  • Functional architecture describes the flow of data in a system.

  • Logical architecture describes the intended operation of a system.

  • Physical architecture describes the platform or hardware in a system.

You can define parameters on the architecture level using the Parameter Editor.

model

A System Composer model is the file that contains architectural information, including components, ports, connectors, interfaces, and behaviors.

Perform operations on a model:

  • Extract the root-level architecture contained in the model.

  • Apply profiles.

  • Link interface data dictionaries.

  • Generate instances from model architecture.

A System Composer model is stored as an SLX file.

Create Architecture Model with Interfaces and Requirement Links
component

A component is a nontrivial, nearly independent, and replaceable part of a system that fulfills a clear function in the context of an architecture. A component defines an architectural element, such as a function, a system, hardware, software, or other conceptual entity. A component can also be a subsystem or subfunction.

Represented as a block, a component is a part of an architecture model that can be separated into reusable artifacts. Transfer information between components with:

Components
port

A port is a node on a component or architecture that represents a point of interaction with its environment. A port permits the flow of information to and from other components or systems.

There are different types of ports:

  • Component ports are interaction points on the component to other components.

  • Architecture ports are ports on the boundary of the system, whether the boundary is within a component or the overall architecture model.

Ports
connector

Connectors are lines that provide connections between ports. Connectors describe how information flows between components or architectures.

A connector allows two components to interact without defining the nature of the interaction. Set an interface on a port to define how the components interact.

Connections

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stereotype

A stereotype is a custom extension of the modeling language. Stereotypes provide a mechanism to extend the architecture language elements by adding domain-specific metadata.

Apply stereotypes to model elements such as root-level architecture, component architecture, connectors, ports, data interfaces, value types, functions, requirements, and links. Functions only apply to software architectures. You must have a Requirements Toolbox™ license to apply stereotypes to requirements and links. A model element can have multiple stereotypes. Stereotypes provide model elements with a common set of property fields, such as mass, cost, and power.

Extend Architectural Design Using Stereotypes
property

A property is a field in a stereotype. You can specify property values for each element to which the stereotype is applied.

Use properties to store quantitative characteristics, such as weight or speed, that are associated with a model element. Properties can also be descriptive or represent a status. You can view and edit the properties of each element in the architecture model using the Property Inspector.

profile

A profile is a package of stereotypes that you can use to create a self-consistent domain of element types.

Author profiles and apply profiles to a model using the Profile Editor. You can store stereotypes for a project in one or several profiles. When you save profiles, they are stored in XML files.

Version History

Introduced in R2021b