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Purpose

This tool mentor describes how to use Rational SoDA to create a Use-Case Model Survey. SoDA automates the generation of the report so that it is created quickly and accurately. You can generate a Use-Case Model Survey with either the Microsoft Word or Adobe FrameMaker version of SoDA. This works only if the Rational Rose model follows the structure and naming convention for the Use-Case Model.

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Overview

This tool mentor is applicable when running Windows 98, Windows 2000, NT 4.0, Windows XP, Solaris or HP-UX.

To create a Use-Case Model Survey Report using SoDA, use the procedure for your version of the product:

Use Rational SoDA/Word to generate a Use-Case Model Survey To top of page

  1. From anywhere in Rational Rose, click Report > SoDA Report.
  2. When the list of available reports appears in SoDA, select Rational Unified Process Use-Case Model Survey.
  3. Click OK to generate the report.

Use Rational SoDA/FrameMaker to generate a Use-Case Model Survey To top of page

  1. From the FrameMaker button-bar, click New. Double-click SoDA, then double-click RoseDomain and choose the RUPUseCaseModelSurvey.fm template.
  2. Edit the Connector and enter the name of the model file.
  3. Click File > Save As to save the template to a personal or project directory.
  4. Click SoDA > Generate Document.
  5. Review the generated document.

The next time you want to generate this same document, simply open the document and click SoDA > Generate Document.

Structure and naming convention for the Rose model To top of page

example structure of the Rose model

Elements from the Use-Case Model will be extracted into the Use-Case Model Survey.

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