In UML models you can create hyperlinks from diagrams or diagram elements to other system artifacts and browse directly to them.
Use hyperlinks for the following purposes:
You can also create hyperlinks from your diagrams to external documents such as files or URLs. For most users, such hyperlinking will probably take the form of documents on a LAN or document server or URLs on the company intranet. However, you can also easily link to online information such as newsgroups or discussion forums. If it is available online, you can link to it.
You can create hyperlinks to:
The hyperlinking feature allows you to create browse-through sequences comprised of any number of use case or any other diagrams.
By browsing the hyperlink sequence, you can follow the relationships between the use case diagrams.
You can also use hyperlinking to link diagrams and elements based on your requirements. For example, you can create a hierarchical browse-through sequence of use case diagrams, creating hyperlinks within the diagrams that follow a specific actor through all use cases that reference the actor.
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