Diagram Element Documentation Notes  
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Each diagram element can be associated with a documentation note which provides additional information for the diagram element. Element documentation notes are different from flow notes because they are associated directly with a diagram element. If displayed, they are always displayed immediately before their associated element and move automatically when the element is moved.  
 
Element documentation notes can also be printed and exported separately from the diagram to provide additional documentation or they can be shown as part of the diagram itself.  
 
Diagram element documentation notes can typically be entered directly into the element's input form while it is being added or modified. They can also be edited separately in a documentation window by invoking the Edit Documentation command from the diagram menu (Diagram | Edit Documentation...) while the diagram element is selected.  
 
The input form for diagram elements supporting documentation notes has a checkbox (Show Doc) that can be used to select whether the note should be displayed as part of the diagram or not (can be overridden by diagram properties).  
 
Documentation Note Tooltips  
Documentation notes can be displayed as tooltips by using the Element Documentation Tips command from the view menu (View | Element Documentation Tips.) When enabled, element documentation notes that are not already displayed in the diagram are shown as tooltips when the mouse hovers over the element. Note: Nothing is displayed if the documentation note is empty.  
 
See Also  
Diagram Tasks | Note Display Levels | Diagram Properties | Diagram Menu | Sequence Diagram Elements | Printing Documentation Notes | Exporting Diagrams  
 

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