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This tool mentor describes how to use Rational SoDA to create an Actor Report. SoDA automates the generation of the report so that it is created quickly and accurately. You can generate the Actor Report with either the Microsoft Word or Adobe FrameMaker version of SoDA.

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This tool mentor is applicable when running Windows 98, Windows 2000, NT 4.0, Windows XP, Solaris, or HP-UX.

To create an Actor Report using Rational SoDA, use the procedure for your version of the product:

Using Rational SoDA/Word to generate an Actor Report To top of page

  1. In a use-case diagram in Rational Rose, select the actor you want to document.
  2. Click Report > SoDA Report.
  3. When the list of available reports appears in SoDA, select Rational Unified Process Actor Report. If this report is not on the list, cancel and make sure you have an actor selected in the use-case diagram.
  4. Click OK to generate the report.

Use Rational SoDA/FrameMaker to generate an Actor Report To top of page

  1. From the FrameMaker button-bar, click New. Double-click SoDA, then double-click RoseDomain and choose the template.
  2. Edit the Connector, and enter the name of the model, package, and actor.
  3. Click File > Save As to save the template to a personal or project directory.
  4. Click SoDA > Generate Document.
  5. Review the generated document.



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