Note: There is a newer version of this specification see VEC 2.1.0

A ChangeDescription describes the implemented issues that are reason for the aggregating ItemVersion to be either an initial or successor version. A ChangeDescription can optionally define the person who has approved the change.

General Information

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


Name Type Mult. Description Owning Classifier
identification String 0..1

Specifies an identifier for the ChangeDescription. This can be the ID of a change order or an ID which indicates model upgrading. (see KBLFRM-249)

label String 0..1

Specifies the label of the change on a drawing for example. If more than one change is issued with one ItemVersion (e.g. change 0001, 0002), in some cases the different changes are labelled on the drawing (e.g. A, B, C).

description AbstractLocalizedString 0..*

Specifies additional, human readable, information about the ChangeDescription.

approver Person 0..1

Specifies the person who has approved the change.

changeDate Date 0..1

Specifies the date when the change was performed.

responsibleDesigner Person 0..1

Specifies the design engineer who is/was responsible to perform the change.

relatedChangeRequest String 0..*

Specifies the identification of a corresponding change request. (see KBLFRM-249)


Incoming Relations

This End Other End General
Role Mult. Agg. Unique Ordered Type Mult. Description
changeDescription 0..* Y Y N SheetOrChapter 0..1 Specifies the change history of the SheetOrChapter.
changeDescription 0..* Y Y N ItemVersion 0..1 Specifies the change history of the ItemVersion.