Associated Files

An element can be linked to files external to the repository, using the Files page of the element's Properties dialog.

Field/Button

Usage

See also

File Path

Specifies the directory path and name of the file.

 

 

Type

Display the local file or web address.

 

 

Last Write

Display the date and time the file was last updated.

 

 

Size

Display the size of the file.

 

 

Notes

Indicates extra information about the file.

 

 

Files

Display the list of linked files.

 

 

Launch

Open the selected file.

Local files open with their default application and web files open in the default browser.

 

 

Notes

Linked files are a good way to link elements to additional documentation and/or source code
You can also insert hyperlinks in diagrams to other files, and launch them directly from the diagram

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