Highlighting Statechart Activities

Statechart states and transitions may be involved in the steps executed by the simulation engine. Such shapes are highlighted at the model runtime to help you to locate the current activity within the model. 

The highlight colors and their meanings are given in the table below. 

Item

Color

Status

State

Red

Active. The control is at this state.

If this state lies inside another state(s), all of them are highlighted - either composite state(s) or inner simple state.

Transition

Red

This transition was last occurred event originator.

Blue

This transition is scheduled to occur in the future. The remaining time is displayed under the transition name (you control its visibility with the transition's Show name property).