Note: There is a newer version of this specification see VEC 2.0.1

A NetworkNodeViewItem represents a NetworkNode within a NetViewSpecification and defines its position within the layout.

General Information

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


Name Type Mult. Description Owning Classifier
identification String 1

Specifies a unique identification of the NetworkNodeViewItem. The identification is guaranteed to be unique within the NetViewSpecification.

gridSquare String 0..1

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


Outgoing Relations

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

Specifies all NetworkPortViewItems that are displayed on this NetworkNodeViewItem. The order of this association defines the clockwise arrangement of the ports on the node. As each NetworkPortViewItem 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 NetworkNodeViewItem within the layout.
NetworkNode networkNode 1 0..* References the NetworkNode that is represented by this NetworkNodeViewItem.

Incoming Relations

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