Timer Start Element  
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Represents the start of a timer for a particular lifelined header element.  
 


Timer start elements are added and modified using the Timer Start 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 timer
Name
Optional name of the timer being started
Value
Optional value (duration) for the timer
Doc
Documentation note for the timer element
Show Doc
Check to show documentation for the timer start in the diagram as an element documentation note or uncheck to hide (depending on Diagram Properties)
 
 
TIP: You can edit the element's documentation notes in a larger window using the Edit Documentation... command in the Diagram Menu  
 
See Also  
Moving the Insertion Position | Working with the Input Form | Sequence Diagram Elements | Modifying Existing Elements | Diagram View | Sample Diagram | Diagram Tasks | Timer Stop Element | Timer Expiration Element | Diagram Element Documentation Notes  
 

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