Catalysis uses state charts to show how a Type progresses through distinct situations (states) during its lifetime.
A state chart
State Chart Notations
A state is a condition or situation during a Type's lifetime.
Learn how to edit text on a state.
Substates can be nested in superstates. When the superstate is false, all nested substates are also false.
Learn how to arrange nested states on the page.
Separate concurrent states with a dashed line.
Illustrate transitions with arrows.
Learn how to connect two states in SmartDraw.
The Type's initial state is illustrated using a black circle.
The Type's final state is illustrated using a black circle nested inside a larger white circle.