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Board type (dictionary item)
For automation interface information about a Board Type, see .
A Board Type describes:
Processors - their types and properties and the memory address for any on-board Memory.
Memory - their types and properties and their memory address.
Board IO Devices - their types and properties and their memory address.
When a Board is linked to a Board Type, that Board uses the Processor, Memory and Board IO Device definition of the Board Type. A Board Type can be linked to many Boards.
To see how the Processor, Memory and Board IO Device requirements for a Board Type are modeled, see .
You can create a Board Type through the context menu of a Package: right-click the Package, point to New, point to Proprietary, point to System Architecture Model, and then click Board Type.
In the Modeler panes, a short-cut symbol on the Board Type's icon indicates that the item is a stub. For more information, see Stubs.
The following sections provide information about how a Board Type is used in the model. For more information about a property, item, model part or diagram, click it.
In addition to the standard properties a Board Type has these properties:
A Board Type's Property Pages include tabs for creating and deleting Board IO Device, Processor and Memory items.
Owned by
Board IO Device
Dependency - The Dependency is owned jointly by the Board Type and the other associated item. The access permissions you have to a Dependency are determined by the access permissions of the dependent item.
Defined in these parts of the model
System Architecture Model
Shown on these diagrams
Variant Diagram
Can be linked to these dictionary items
In addition to the owning Package or Model, a Board Type can be linked to the following items.
Board - The linked Board uses the Board IO Devices, Memories and Processors defined by the Board Type.
Like most other items in a Model, a Board IO Device can be linked to an Activity Partition, Comment, Frame Box, General Node, General Flow, General Flow Diagram Node, Constraint (applied), General Flow Diagram Flow or Swimlane.