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Exchange element (UPDM - DoDAF aliases)
To create an Exchange Element:
From an Architectural Description, Logical Data Model, Internal Data Model, or Service Description: right-click the element, point to New, point to DoDAF, point to All, and then click Exchange Element.
From a DIV-2 Information Model or DIV-3 Physical Data Model, click the Exchange Element toolbar button, and then click in free space on the diagram.
When shown on a DIV-2 Information Model or DIV-3 Physical Data Model, an Exchange Element appears as follows:
The following relationships are of importance to an Exchange Element:
Details relationships link the Exchange Element to related Entity Item elements.
Used as a type for System Port elements.
Used as a conveyed classifier for Control and Operational Exchange elements.
The following sections provide information about how an Exchange Element is used in the model.
Create an Exchange Element from
Architectural Description
DIV-2 Information Model
DIV-3 Physical Data Model
Internal Data Model
Logical Data Model
Service Description
Create from an Exchange Element
In addition to the UPDM elements that can be created from all UPDM elements ( Representation, Definition, Information, and Metadata):
Rule (Operational)
Rule (System)
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:
DIV-2 Information Model
DIV-3 Physical Data Model
OV-3 Operational Resource Flow Matrix
OV-6a Operational Rules Model (shows applied Rule (Operational) elements)
SV-6 Systems Resource Flow Matrix
SV-10a Systems Rules Model (shows applied Rule (System) elements)
UPDM writeable properties
The following writeable properties are available on the Exchange Element tab of an Exchange Element element's Property Pages: