Note: There is a newer version of this specification see VEC 2.1.0

Documents can be structured into sheets or chapters. Since it is possible, that one document describes a couple of parts it is necessary to be able to specify which sheet or chapter contains the description of which part. (see KBLFRM-308)

General Information

Attribute Value
Owner core
Applied Stereotype
Base Classifier ExtendableElement
Is Abstract false
Derived Classifiers


Name Type Mult. Description Owning Classifier
identification String 1

The identification of the sheet or chapter within the document. This value must be distinct within the context of a document.

sheetNumber String 0..1

The sheetNumber is the major identifier of a SheetOrChapter. The format is user defined and respectively company specific. This field has to be used if a SheetOrChapter has its own "DocumentNumber".

sheetVersion String 0..1

The sheetVersion specifies the version index of a sheet (see also sheetNumber)

description AbstractLocalizedString 0..*

Room for additional, human readable information about the SheetOrChapter.

sheetFormat String 0..1

Defines the format (e.g. size) of the SheetOrChapter.


Outgoing Relations

Type Role Mult. Mult. Description
PartVersion referencedPart 0..* 0..* The association is an informative link which PartVersions are described by the SheetOrChapter.
ChangeDescription changeDescription 0..* 0..1 Specifies the change history of the SheetOrChapter.
Specification specification 0..* 0..1 Specifies the Specifications contained in the SheetOrChapter. All structured, technical information in the VEC is described by such Specifications.

Incoming Relations

Type Mult. Role Mult. Description
DocumentBasedInstruction 0..* referencedSheetOrChapter 0..1 References the SheetOrChapter that is used as an Instruction.
DocumentRelatedAssignmentGroup 0..* relatedSheetOrChapter 0..1

Allows a more specific relationship to a SheetOrChapter within the relatedDocumentVersion.


DocumentVersion 1 sheetOrChapter 0..* Specifies SheetOrChapters defined in this DocumentVersion. These are especially useful if the DocumentVersion represents an external reference.