Umbrello UML Modeller can generate source code for various programming languages based on your UML Model to help you get started with the implementation of your project. The code generated consists of the class declarations, with their methods and attributes so you can "fill in the blanks" by providing the functionality of your classes' operations.
Write all generated files to folder: has an editable field for the desired path for generated files or optionally a browse button to select the path.
Include heading files from folder: if checked, lets the user specify a path in an editable field or choose it with a browse button.
When the code is generated into the specified folder, this setting determines what happens if a file with the same name is encountered.
Overwrite the file without a warning or option.
Ask whether to overwrite the file or rename it.
Use a different name when a file already exists by renaming it using a suffix.
Write documentation comments even if empty Generates comments for classes and functions even if they are empty.
Write comments for sections even if section is empty Writes comments for the private, protected and public sections even if they are empty.
This page changes for each programming language selected under the General tab. Currently the only options available are for the C++ language.
Under the General tab of the Language Options tab, several code generation options are listed.
Class member prefix
An option that allows a prefix determined by the user, to be added to class members when code is generated.
Package is a namespace
Namespaces provide a method for preventing name conflicts in large projects. Symbols declared inside a namespace block are placed in a named scope that prevents them from being mistaken for identically-named symbols in other scopes.
Even though destructors are not inherited, if a base class declares its destructor virtual, the derived destructor always overrides it. This makes it possible to delete dynamically allocated objects of polymorphic type through pointers to base.
Generate empty constructors
This will generate constructors that have empty braces.
Generate accessor methods
Will generate methods to access datatypes.
Operations are inline
Generate the methods as inline, but compilers are free to choose not to inline the method.
Accessors are inline
Methods that access the class' data will be generated inline, but compilers are free to choose not to inline the method.
Accessors are public
Methods that are generated as public will be available to any instantiation of the class.
Create getters with 'get' prefix
This will put the prefix "get" on the methods that get/return the class data.
Remove prefix '[a-zA-Z]_' from accessor method names
If a prefix was entered in Class member prefix, this will remove it.
Accessor methods start with capital letters
This capitalizes the first letter of the method name.
Use '\' as documentation tag instead of @
A tag choice to use when documenting parameters of a method.
Has options of QPtrList, vector, and std::vector for the list type. An editable or selectable field follows to specify the include file along with a browse button to find a select the include file. There is also an option to make the list global.
Options of string or QString for the string type. An editable or selectable field follows to specify the include file along with a browse button to find a select the include file. There is also an option to make the string global.