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Multidrop bus type (dictionary item)
For automation interface information about a Multidrop Bus Type, see Multidrop bus type (automation interface).
A Multidrop Bus specifies the Protocol, Speed and Width properties for linked Multidrop Buses.
You can create a Multidrop Bus 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 Multidrop Bus Type.
In the Modeler panes, a short-cut symbol on the Multidrop Bus Type's icon indicates that the item is a stub.
The following sections provide information about how a Multidrop Bus 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 Multidrop Bus Type has these properties:
Width (Size through the automation interface)
Owned by
Dependency —The Dependency is owned jointly by the Multidrop Bus 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 Multidrop Bus Type can be linked to the following items.
Multidrop Bus —The linked Multidrop Bus uses the Protocol, Speed and Width properties of the Multidrop Bus Type.
Like most other items in a Model, a Multidrop Bus Type 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.