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Measure type (UPDM - DoDAF aliases)
To create a Measure Type:
From an Architectural Description or Service Description: right-click the Architectural Description or Service Description, point to New, point to DoDAF, point to All, and then click Measure Type.
From an AV-3 Measurement Definition: click the Measure Type toolbar button, and then click in free space on the diagram.
When shown on an AV-3 Measurement Definition, a Measure Type appears as follows:
The following relationships are of importance to a Measure Type:
UML Generalizations define Measure Type inheritance ( AV-3 Measurement Definition).
Link a Measure Type to Measure elements that specify values: right-click the Measure Type, point to Links, and then click Actual Property Set.
The following sections provide information about how a Measure Type is used in the model.
Create a Measure Type from
Architectural Description
AV-3 Measurement Definition
Service Description
Create from a Measure Type
In addition to the UPDM elements that can be created from all UPDM elements ( Representation, Definition, Information, and Metadata):
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
UPDM writeable properties
The following writeable properties are available on the Measure Type tab of a Measure Type element's Property Pages: