Destroy Element  
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Represents the deletion (or availability for garbage collection) of an object or other lifelined header element. It could also signify the end of a process or thread of control.  
 


After the destroy element, the lifeline for the associated header element is show using a dashed pattern to indicate the header element is no longer available.  
 
Destroy elements are added or modified using the Destroy Input Form:  
 
 
 
TIP: Pressing the Esc key will clear the contents of the input form and return the focus to the Type combo box. You can then select the type of element you want to add from the dropdown or by typing the first few letters of the desired selection.  
 
For
Name of the lifelined header element associated with the destroy element
Share Guideline
Checked if the destroy element should attempt to share the guideline with other destroy elements at the same position
Doc
Documentation note for the destroy element
Show Doc
Checked if the documentation note should be displayed in the diagram, false otherwise
 
 
See Also  
Moving the Insertion Position | Working with the Input Form | Sequence Diagram Elements | Modifying Existing Elements | Diagram View | Sample Diagram | Diagram Tasks  
 

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