GSN diagrams do not model the entire assurance case and, as such, they do not replace all the documents within an assurance case. Instead, they represent an abstract overview of the argumentation and are included in other documents. Therefore, there is a need to export the GSN diagrams created in ExplicitCase into a format so that they can be easily integrated in text-based documents as figures.
ExplicitCase offers the option to export a GSN-based diagram in three different formats: SVG, PNG, PDF. To do that, the user shall follow the following steps:
The following legend explains the different colors used in the exported document.