Note: There is a newer version of this specification see VEC 2.0.2

A ComponentNodeViewItem represents a ComponentNode within a ConnectionViewSpecification and defines its position within the layout.

General Information

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


Name Type Mult. Description Owning Classifier
identification String 1

Specifies a unique identification of the ComponentNodeViewItem. The identification is guaranteed to be unique within the ConnectionViewSpecification.

gridSquare String 0..1

Specifies the grid square in which the ComponentNodeViewItem is placed (e.g. E/40).


Outgoing Relations

Type Role Mult. Mult. Description
ComponentPortViewItem displayedPort 0..* 1

Specifies all ComponentPortViewItems that are displayed on this ComponentNodeViewItem. The order of this association defines the clockwise arrangement of the ports on the node. As each ComponentPortViewItem can also define the side on which it is placed, side definitions take precedence over order.


Caution: This association is ordered!


Transformation2D orientation 0..1 1 Specifies the position / placement of the ConnectionNodeViewItem within the layout.
ComponentNode componentNode 1 0..* References the ComponentNode that is represented by this ComponentNodeViewItem.

Incoming Relations

Type Mult. Role Mult. Description
ConnectionViewSpecification 1 placedViewItems 0..* Specifies all ComponentNodeViewItems that are displayed within a ConnectionViewSpecification.