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Definition (UPDM - DoDAF aliases)
To create a Definition:
From an element: right-click the element, point to New, point to DoDAF, and then click Definition.
From a diagram: click the Definition toolbar button, and then click in free space on the diagram.
Specify the text of the Definition through the Full Text property.
To apply a Definition to an element:
From an element: right-click the element, point to Links, point to Applied, and then click Definition. On the Links Editor dialog, select the Definition elements that apply to the element.
From a Definition: right-click the Definition, point to Links, and then click Defined Element. On the Links Editor dialog, select the elements to which the Definition applies.
From a diagram: click the Note Link toolbar button, click the Definition, and then click the required element.
When shown on a diagram, a Definition appears as follows:
To populate an element's Definition on a diagram: right-click the element, point to Populate, point to Links, and then click Definition Note Links.
The following relationships are of importance to a Definition:
On a diagram, a Note Link applies a Definition to an element.
The following sections provide information about how a Definition is used in the model.
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Create from a Definition
No elements can be created from a Definition.
Shown on these diagrams, tables and matrices
In addition to the AV-2 Integrated Dictionary and StdV-1 Standards Profile, which can show all UPDM elements:
AV-3 Measurement Definition
AV-3 Actual Measurement Definition
AV-4 Environmental Model
CV-1 Vision
CV-2 Capability Taxonomy
CV-4 Capability Dependencies
CV-6 Capability to Operational Activity Mapping
DIV-2 Information Model
DIV-3 Physical Data Model
OV-1a High-level Operational Concept Graphic
OV-1d Mission Definition
OV-2 Operational Resource Definition
OV-2 Operational Resource Flow Description
OV-4 Actual Organizational Relationships Chart
OV-4 Typical Organizational Relationships Chart
OV-5 Operational Activity Decomposition Tree
OV-5 Operational Activity Model
OV-6b Operational State Transition Description
PV-2 Project Activity Hierarchy
PV-2 Project Activity Model
PV-3 Actual Project Definition
PV-3 Project Type Definition
SOV-1 Service Taxonomy
SOV-2 Service Interface Specification
SOV-3 Capability to Service Definition
SOV-4b Service State Model
SOV-4c Service Interaction Specification
SOV-5 Service Functionality
StdV-2 Standards Definition
StdV-2 Protocol Layer Definition
SV-1 Systems Interface Definition
SV-1 Systems Interaction Specification
SV-2 Systems Resource Flow Description
SV-4 Systems Functionality Description
SV-4 Systems Functionality Hierarchy
SV-5 Function to Operational Activity/Service Function Definition
SV-9 Systems Technology and Skills Forecast Definition
SV-10b Systems State Transition Description
UPDM writeable properties
The following writeable properties are available on the Definition tab of a Definition element's Property Pages: