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runQuery

Re-run architecture view query on model

    Description

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    runQuery(view) re-runs the existing query on the view view. This function removes elements that no longer match the query and adds elements that now match the query.

    Examples

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    Open the keyless entry system example and create a view. Specify the color as light blue and the query as all components.

    import systemcomposer.query.*;
    
    scKeylessEntrySystem
    model = systemcomposer.loadModel('KeylessEntryArchitecture');
    view = model.createView('All Components',...
        'Color','lightblue','Select',AnyComponent());

    Open the Architecture Views Gallery to see the new view named 'All Components'.

    model.openViews

    Optionally add components to the model. Rerun the query.

    view.runQuery()

    Input Arguments

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    Architecture view, specified as a systemcomposer.view.View object.

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    Definitions

    TermDefinitionApplicationMore Information
    viewA view shows a customizable subset of elements in a model. Views can be filtered based on stereotypes or names of components, ports, and interfaces, along with the name, type, or units of an interface element. Create views by adding elements manually. Views create a simplified way to work with complex architectures by focusing on certain parts of the architecture design.

    You can use different types of views to represent the system:

    • Operational views demonstrate how a system will be used and should be integrated with requirements analysis.

    • Functional views focus on what the system must do to operate.

    • Physical views show how the system is constructed and configured.

    A viewpoint represents a stakeholder perspective that specifies the contents of the view.

    Modeling System Architecture of Keyless Entry System
    element groupAn element group is a grouping of components in a view.Use element groups to programmatically populate a view.
    queryA query is a specification that describes certain constraints or criteria to be satisfied by model elements.Use queries to search elements with constraint criteria and to filter views.Find Elements in Model Using Queries
    component diagramA component diagram represents a view with components, ports, and connectors based on how the model is structured.Component diagrams allow you to programmatically or manually add and remove components from the view.Inspect Components in Custom Architecture Views
    hierarchy diagramYou can visualize a hierarchy diagram as a view with components, ports, reference types, component stereotypes, and stereotype properties.

    There are two types of hierarchy diagrams:

    • Component hierarchy diagrams display components in tree form with parents above children. In a component hierarchy view, each referenced model is represented as many times as it is used.

    • Architecture hierarchy diagrams display unique component architecture types and their relationships using composition connections. In an architecture hierarchy view, each referenced model is represented only once.

    Display Component Hierarchy and Architecture Hierarchy Using Views

    Introduced in R2021a