Some scenarios:

  1. Tool uses ALReqConvertModelToDot to generate an unpositioned dot file, passes it to dot and reloads the positioned dot file; repositions all concerned elements.
  2. Tool uses ALReqConvertModelToDot to generate an unpositioned dot file. Person edits the file. Person passes it to the tool for respositioning.
  3. Tool uses ALReqConvertModelToDot to generate an unpositioned dot file, passes it to dot and saves the positioned dot file (see ALReqSavePositionedDot). Person edits the file. Person passes it to the tool for repositioning.

Naming convention: to be defined.

-- JasonKealey - 06 May 2005

FormForReq edit

Req Name ALReqRepositionUsingDotInput
Description The auto layout tool SHALL support repositioning an instance of the meta model using the output of Graphviz using a predefined naming convention for dot files.
Type Functional
Importance Mandatory
Priority Urgent
Status Approved
Author JasonKealey
Dependencies ALReqGraphvizDot, ALReqConvertModelToDot, ALReqSavePositionedDot
Verification Approach
Test Cases
Topic revision: r2 - 10 May 2005, DanielAmyot
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