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Creating a join state
You can create a Join State on a State Diagram or through a Modeler browser. Define a Join State's incoming and outgoing Transitions on a State Diagram.
To create a join state on a state diagram:
1. On the State Diagram toolbar, click the History State button.
2. On the History Diagram, click in free space or within a Sequential State.
3. If you want the Join State to be horizontal:
a. Right-click the Join State, and then click View Options.
b. Select the Horizontal option, and then click OK.
To create a join state in a Modeler browser:
1. Right-click the State Machine or Sequential State that is to own the Join State, point to New, point to Pseudo State, and then click Join State.