Tagged values are another extension mechanism provided by UML. The user can define name-value pairs to be associated with artifacts which define properties of that artifact. The names are known as tags. UML pre-defines a number of tags that are useful for many of its artifacts.
Tagged Values tab in ArgoUML
comprises a two column table, with a combo-box on the left to select
the tagdefinition and an editable box on the right for the associated
value. There is always at least one empty row available for any new
The button at the top of this tab allows creation of a new tagdefinition. After clicking this button, go to the properties tab first to set the name of the new tagdefinition.
The mouse buttons have their standard behavior within the
editable value area (see Section 8.2, “General Mouse Behavior in ArgoUML”). In
addition, when in the value field, cut, copy and paste operations may
be invoked through the keyboard shortcuts