Creating custom agent types
You can create custom agent and
types. They have their own diagrams where you can add parameters,
statecharts, functions, etc. You can select custom animation for the
agent and resource types that you create and easily make changes to
those animation figures.
To define a custom agent type
- Drag the
Process Modeling Library
palette into the graphical editor.
dialog box will be shown. On the first page of the wizard, specify
Agent type name. Click
- Choose the animation for the agents of this type. If you want the agents to be animated both in 2D and 3D, choose
and select 3D animation shape from the list below, otherwise choose
and choose from another (shorter) list. If no shapes satisfy your needs, just choose
None. You can draw animation of the agent on its graphical diagram later.
- Finished with choosing the animation, click
to proceed to the next step.
Specify the parameters for this agent type. Click
in the list to create new parameter. Having selected a parameter in
this list, you can set its name, type, and initial value using the
controls in the right panel. To remove a parameter from the list, click
the button .
graphical diagram of the created agent type will open. You will see
there the chosen agent animation (located in the axis origin) and the
parameter(s) you have defined in the wizard.