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removeReference

Remove reference to dictionary

    Description

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    removeReference(dictionary,reference) removes a referenced dictionary from a dictionary in a System Composer™ model.

    Examples

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    Add an interface named 'newInterface' to the local interface dictionary of the model. Save the local interface dictionary to a shared dictionary as an .sldd file.

    % Create a new model and add an interface to its local dictionary
    arch = systemcomposer.createModel('newModel',true);
    addInterface(arch.InterfaceDictionary,'newInterface');
    
    % Save interfaces from a local dictionary to a shared dictionary
    saveToDictionary(arch,'TopDictionary')
    
    % Open the shared dictionary
    topDictionary = systemcomposer.openDictionary('TopDictionary.sldd');

    Create a new dictionary and add it as a reference to the existing dictionary.

    % Create a new dictionary
    refDictionary = systemcomposer.createDictionary('ReferenceDictionary.sldd');
    
    % Add the new dictionary as a reference
    addReference(topDictionary,'ReferenceDictionary.sldd')

    Remove the referenced dictionary.

    % Remove the referenced dictionary
    removeReference(topDictionary,'ReferenceDictionary.sldd')

    Input Arguments

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    Dictionary, specified as a systemcomposer.interface.Dictionary object.

    Referenced dictionary, specified as a character vector or string of the name of the referenced dictionary with the .sldd extension.

    Example: 'ReferenceDictionary.sldd'

    Data Types: char | string

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    Definitions

    TermDefinitionApplicationMore Information
    interface data dictionaryAn interface data dictionary is a consolidated list of all the interfaces and value types in an architecture and where they are used.

    Local interfaces on a System Composer model can be saved in an interface data dictionary using the Interface Editor.

    Interface dictionaries can be reused between models that need to use a given set of interfaces, elements, and value types. Data dictionaries are stored in separate SLDD files.

    data interfaceA data interface defines the kind of information that flows through a port. The same interface can be assigned to multiple ports. A data interface can be composite, meaning that it can include data elements that describe the properties of an interface signal.Data interfaces represent the information that is shared through a connector and enters or exits a component through a port. Use the Interface Editor to create and manage data interfaces and data elements and store them in an interface data dictionary for reuse between models.Create an Architecture Model with Interfaces and Requirement Links
    data elementA data element describes a portion of an interface, such as a communication message, a calculated or measured parameter, or other decomposition of that interface.

    Data interfaces are decomposed into data elements:

    • Pins or wires in a connector or harness.

    • Messages transmitted across a bus.

    • Data structures shared between components.

    value typeA value type can be used as a port interface to define the atomic piece of data that flows through that port and has a top-level type, dimension, unit, complexity, minimum, maximum, and description.You can also assign the type of data elements in data interfaces to value types. Add value types to data dictionaries using the Interface Editor so that you can reuse the value types as interfaces or data elements.Create Value Types as Interfaces
    owned interfaceAn owned interface is a locally defined interface that is local to a specific port and not shared in a data dictionary or the model dictionary.Create an owned interface to represent a value type or data interface that is local to a port.Define Owned Interfaces Local to Ports
    adapterAn adapter helps connect two components with incompatible port interfaces by mapping between the two interfaces. An adapter can also act as a unit delay or rate transition. Use the Adapter block to implement an adapter.

    With an adapter, you can perform functions on the Interface Adapter dialog:

    • Create and edit mappings between input and output interfaces.

    • Apply an interface conversion UnitDelay to break an algebraic loop.

    • Apply an interface conversion RateTransition to reconcile different sample time rates for reference models.

    Introduced in R2021a