State Diagram: Concurrent State: horizontal line ?

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asked Feb 10, 2015 in To be sorted by MAV (460 points)
Hello !

Is it possible to use an horizontal line despite of a vertical one in concurrent state?

If yes, what is the synthax?

An example :

Thank you !


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answered Feb 11, 2015 by plantuml (295,000 points)
You cannot do this with the actual version.

However, we like your suggestion, so we slightly change the syntax with the following beta:

You can now use -- or || to denotate concurrent states.
Unfortunalty, this slightly change the rendering for old diagrams with concurrent state because -- denotates now a horizontal separator (sounds more logical)
However, thoses diagrams will still working, and the correction (change -- to ||) is minor, so we decide to go for this new syntax.

Thanks again for your suggestion, and feedback welcome!
commented Feb 12, 2015 by MAV (460 points)
Thank you! =D