Using sequence diagram triggers

Runtime Tracing for C and C++

Sequence Diagram triggers allow you to predefine automatic start and stop parameters for the UML/SD Viewer. The trigger capability is useful if you only want to trace a specific portion of an instrumented application.

Triggers can be inactive, time-dependent, or event-dependent.

To access the Trigger dialog box:

  1. From the UML/SD Viewer menu, select Triggers or click the Trigger button in the UML/SD Viewer toolbar.

Start and End of Runtime Tracing:

The Runtime Tracing start is defined on the Start tab:

The Runtime Tracing end is defined on the Stop tab:

To create a new trigger event:

  1. Click the New button

  2. Create the new trigger event with the Event Editor.

To modify an existing trigger event:

  1. Select the trigger event that you want to change.

  2. Click the Edit button.

  3. Modify the trigger event with the Event Editor.

To import one or several trigger events:

The import facility is useful if you want to reuse trigger events created in another Project.

  1. Click the Import button.

  2. Locate and select the file(s) that you want to import.

  3. Click OK.

To export a trigger event:

The export facility allows you to transfer trigger events.

  1. Select the trigger event that you want to export.

  2. Click the Export button.

  3. Select the location and name of the exported .tft file.

  4. Click OK.

Related Topics

Editing Trigger or Filter EventsApplying Filters