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setName

Set name for port

    Description

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    setName(port,name) sets the name for the designated port.

    Examples

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    Create a model, get the root architecture, add a component, add a port, and set a new name for the port.

    model = systemcomposer.createModel("archModel",true);
    rootArch = get(model,"Architecture");
    newComponent = addComponent(rootArch,"newComponent");
    newPort = addPort(newComponent.Architecture,"newCompPort","in");
    setName(newPort,"compPort")

    Input Arguments

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    Name of port, specified as a character vector or string.

    Data Types: char | string

    More About

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    Definitions

    TermDefinitionApplicationMore Information
    architecture

    A System Composer™ architecture represents a system of components and how they interface with each other structurally and behaviorally. You can represent specific architectures using alternate views.

    Different types of architectures describe different aspects of systems:

    • Functional architecture describes the flow of data in a system.

    • Logical architecture describes the intended operation of a system.

    • Physical architecture describes the platform or hardware in a system.

    Compose Architecture Visually
    model

    A System Composer model is the file that contains architectural information, including components, ports, connectors, interfaces, and behaviors.

    Perform operations on a model:

    • Extract the root-level architecture contained in the model.

    • Apply profiles.

    • Link interface data dictionaries.

    • Generate instances from model architecture.

    A System Composer model is stored as an SLX file.

    Create Architecture Model with Interfaces and Requirement Links
    component

    A component is a nontrivial, nearly independent, and replaceable part of a system that fulfills a clear function in the context of an architecture. A component defines an architectural element, such as a function, a system, hardware, software, or other conceptual entity. A component can also be a subsystem or subfunction.

    Represented as a block, a component is a part of an architecture model that can be separated into reusable artifacts.

    Components
    port

    A port is a node on a component or architecture that represents a point of interaction with its environment. A port permits the flow of information to and from other components or systems.

    There are different types of ports:

    • Component ports are interaction points on the component to other components.

    • Architecture ports are ports on the boundary of the system, whether the boundary is within a component or the overall architecture model.

    Ports
    connector

    Connectors are lines that provide connections between ports. Connectors describe how information flows between components or architectures.

    A connector allows two components to interact without defining the nature of the interaction. Set an interface on a port to define how the components interact.

    Connections

    Version History

    Introduced in R2019a