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Last post 02-11-2012 3:43 by PeterC. 0 replies.
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    • PeterC
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    Cour coding of entities and facts

    For anyone who may be interested.... 

    For most of my projects I use colour coding to visually distinguish a 'basic attribute' of an entity or fact within a model.

    Example 1 - Modifying an existing (production) model.

    Existing and unchanged: entity - black line, yellow fill; fact - black line work.
    Proposed Modified: entity - dark blue line, pale blue fill; fact - dark blue line work.
    Proposed New: entity - dark green line, pale green fill; fact - dark green line work.
    Proposed Deleted: entity - red line, pink fill; fact - red line work.

    Example 2 - Comparing two overlapping systems (eg one system provides data for another)

    Common between both systems: entity - black line, yellow fill; fact - black line work.
    System 1: entity - dark blue line, pale blue fill; fact - dark blue line work.
    Change required to 1: entity - dark green line, pale green fill; fact - dark green line work.
    System 2: entity - red line, pink fill; fact - red line work.
    Change required to 2: entity - purple line, mauve fill; fact - purple line work.
    ....And a big red 'X' overstamped on items to be deleted.

    cheers

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