Modifying Access (direct connection)


The Modifying Access (direct connection) is used to indicate that an agent is able to read from a storage and write to it. This is called modifying access. Usually the agent will not modify the entire information, but only a fraction.

Note: A direct connection shall be avoided whenever possible. To maintain a comprehensive layout one should always prefer horizontal or vertical connections.


Control Points

A1) A2 defines the distance between the two arrows
B1) B2 end points of the arrows
C ) defines the curvature of the arrows; the curvature ranges from perfect parallelism to a perfect circle
D )
  • moves the position of the explaining text
  • appears only when text has been entered
  • to enter text double click the shape or start typing while the shape is selected


Round Edges

See also

Read / Write Access (horizontal and vertical connection)
Read / Write Access (direct connection)
Read/Write L,S Access (horizontal)
Modifying Access (horizontal and vertical connection)