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Creating a junction state
You can create a Junction State on a State Diagram or through a Modeler browser. Define a Junction State's incoming and outgoing Transitions on a State Diagram.
To create a junction state on a state diagram:
1. On the State Diagram toolbar, click the Junction State button.
2. On the State Diagram, click in free space or within a Sequential State.
To create a junction state in a Modeler browser:
1. Right-click the State Machine or Sequential State that is to own the Junction State, point to New, point to Pseudo State, and then click Junction State.