Diagram Toolbar

The Diagram toolbar provides tools to lay out and improve the appearance of diagrams, including zoom controls to better manage large diagrams and quickly identify key areas of interest.

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Access     View | Toolbars | Diagram

Diagram Toolbar Options

Icon/Option

Action

Shortcut

See also

Align Left

Click on this option to align the left edges of the selected elements.

Ctrl+Alt+Left Arrow

 

 

Align Right

Click on this option to align the right edges of the selected elements.

Ctrl+Alt+Right Arrow

 

 

Align Tops

Click on this option to align the top edges of the selected elements.

Ctrl+Alt+Up Arrow

 

 

Align Bottoms

Click on this option to align the bottom edges of the selected elements.

Ctrl+Alt+Down Arrow

 

 

Bring to Top

Click on this option to bring the selected elements to the top of the Z order, in front of other elements on the diagram.

 

 

 

 

Diagram Context Menu

Send to Back

Click on this option to move the selected elements to the bottom of the Z order, behind other elements on the diagram.

 

 

Previous diagram

Click on this option to display the previous open diagram.

Alt+Left Arrow

 

 

Next Diagram

Click on this option to display the next open diagram.

Alt+Right Arrow

 

 

Home Diagram

Click on this option to display the default Model Diagram (or default User Diagram) if one has been defined.

 

Diagram Advanced Menu

 

Zoom In

Click on this option to zoom into (magnify) the diagram by 10 percent.

 

 

 

Zoom Out

Click on this option to zoom out of (shrink) the diagram by 10 percent.

 

 

 

Fit to View

Click on this option to adjust the diagram size to fit within the Diagram View screen.

 

 

 

Size View to Page

Click on this option to adjust the diagram size to fit within the page margins shown on the screen.

 

 

 

Zoom to 100%

Click on this option to display the diagram content at 100% of default size, regardless of the Diagram View screen size.

 

 

 

Layout Diagram

(Not applicable to Behavioral diagrams) Click on this option to automatically layout the diagram in the Digraph layout format.

 

 

Digraph Layout

Diagram Properties

Click on this option to display the diagram Properties dialog, on which you can adjust the diagram display and behaviour properties.

 

F5

Set Diagram Properties

Paste Appearance

Click on this option to apply to the selected element a set of appearance style settings as defined for an element in the Default Appearance dialog and loaded into the Painter.

 

Set an Element's Default Appearance

Changing Element Appearance

 

Delete Selected

Click on this option to delete the selected element(s) from the diagram.

 

Ctrl+D

 

Notes

Any actions that result in a change in diagram content and appearance (including Zoom) are saved as changes to the diagram
The Diagram toolbar can be docked to any main window edge or floated freely in a convenient location for quick access
You can move this toolbar to any dockable position and it retains that position in subsequent sessions
You can hide or show the toolbar by clicking on the View | Toolbars | Diagram menu option