Setting up the State Id data type

If you select the special data type State Id, you can produce a unique numeric identifier of the currently active state. This can be plotted during the course of a simulation to trace system behavior.

If there are nested regions in the state chart, the state chart can have multiple active states: one in each active region. 

To configure a state Id data type in multiple active regions

1.    In the Data Browser window for the State Chart Properties dialog box, select the variable state ID and click on stateIDconfigbutton. For example:


The Select State or Region window appears. For example:

2.    Click the plus (+) signs to expand the state chart tree. For example:

3.    Select a state or region. For example:

4.    Click OK.

The selected state or region will be displayed under Default Value in the Data Browser. For example: