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Class UML 2.5::ElementImport

Description:

An ElementImport identifies a NamedElement in a Namespace other than the one that owns that NamedElement and allows the NamedElement to be referenced using an unqualified name in the Namespace owning the ElementImport.

Direct Superclasses: DirectedRelationship

Direct Subclasses:

Class Precedence List: ElementImport, DirectedRelationship, Relationship, Element

Properties:

alias : String (0 1); -- source ElementImport
importedElement : PackageableElement (1 1); -- source ElementImport
importingNamespace : Namespace (1 1); -- source ElementImport
visibility : VisibilityKind (1 1); -- source ElementImport
source : Element (1 *); -- source DirectedRelationship
target : Element (1 *); -- source DirectedRelationship
relatedElement : Element (1 *); -- source Relationship
ownedComment : Comment (0 *); -- source Element
ownedElement : Element (0 *); -- source Element
owner : Element (0 1); -- source Element

The Element that owns this Element.
{readonly}
Derived union with sources: (importingNamespace)
Opposite: Element.ownedElement

Constraints:

Signature: CMOF_14_3_7b() : Boolean;
Description: see also: https://sites.google.com/site/metamodelingantipatterns/catalog/mof/element-import-is-not-public see also: https://sites.google.com/site/metamodelingantipatterns/catalog/mof/element-import-has-alias
Expression: visibility = VisibilityKind::public and alias->isEmpty()

Operations:

Signature: getName() : String;
Description: The query getName() returns the name under which the imported PackageableElement will be known in the importing namespace.
Expression: result = (if alias->notEmpty() then alias else importedElement.name endif)



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