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Sequence Diagram - growing too fast

Tomas Cirip

Joined: Mar 17, 2004
Posts: 13
Hi all,
My sequence diagram is growing rapidly and I understand that it can be pretty difficult for marker to review. Is there a rule that there MUST be one sequence diagram for one use case? If not is there a way to horizontally split diagram? Can I simply create let's say 3 sequence diagrams for one use case and somehow indicate order? If yes, can somebody point me to example or explain how to do it? Thanks

Priya Patel

Joined: Jan 30, 2004
Posts: 23
Hi Mr Cirip
I wouldnt worry too much about the sequence diagrams *growing 2fast*. Most of my SD's contained around 50-60 objects on them. I got full marks for my sequence diagrams. As long as you use the correct annotations with respect to forwarding requests to other SD's you will be okay. Remember also to correctly ensure your SD's relate to both ur Class and Component diagrams otherwise you will loose marks.
Lee Ozbun
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Joined: Aug 30, 2001
Posts: 38
Hi Priya,
Most of my SD's contained around 50-60 objects on them.

this line is making me rethink on my SD's, i'm a little concerned about the depth of detail that needs to be present. Could u elaborate on ur statement please
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