Model Views Context Menus

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Options

The Model Views window context menus display different options, depending on which level of the Model Views hierarchy you right-click on.

Menu Option

Action

Shortcut

See also

Properties

(Not for the My Views, Recent Team Reviews, initial Model Views or Technology-defined root nodes.)

Display the appropriate Properties dialog for the selected object.

You can edit any of the properties, if required; changes to objects populated from the model are reflected in all other views (Properties window, diagrams, reports) of that object.

The Properties option for the Documents and Comments folder displays the Recent Post Options dialog, which enables you to specify the number of days back from which to extract postings from the Team Review, and the number of postings to list.

The Properties option for a Slideshow folder displays the Slideshow Properties dialog, which enables you to automate the slide show and set the number of seconds for which each diagram is displayed.

If you deselect the Enable checkbox, you must press Spacebar to display each diagram.

 

 

Diagram Slide Show

New Views Folder

(Root node only.)

Display a prompt for the Views folder name and create the folder in the selected root node.

 

 

 

Import Views From XML

(Root node only.)

Prompt for the XML file location and create a new Model Views node to hold the imported Views.

 

 

 

 

 

Model Views Operations

Export to XML (Views Only)

(Root node only.)

Prompt for a file path and name, and copy all Views under the selected root node to an XML file at that location.

 

 

Remove Model View

(Not for the My Views, initial Model Views or Technology-defined root nodes.)

Display a prompt to delete the selected user-defined Model View and, if confirmed, delete the root node and all contents.

 

 

 

New Search Folder

(View folder only.)

Display the Create New View dialog (similar to the View Properties dialog) for you to define the search that populates the View.

 

 

Model Views Operations

New Favorites Folder

(View folder only.)

Display the Create a new favorites based folder dialog, which prompts for the folder name.

 

 

 

New Slideshow

(Model View, View folder only.)

Display the Create a new slideshow dialog, in which you type the name of the slide show.

You must use the Properties dialog to define the properties of the slide show.

 

 

Diagram Slide Show

Open Search

(View only.)

Display the Model Search tab in the main work area, listing the full results of the search and giving access to all the facilities of the Model Search.

 

Shift+Space

Customizing the Search View

Refresh

Refresh the search and open the View or Documents and Comments repository to show the elements or documents retrieved by the search.

 

Space

 

Double Click Opens Search

Enable you to perform the Open Search function by double-clicking on the View.

If you deselect this option, double-click refreshes the search and opens the View to show the elements retrieved by the search.

 

 

 

Open Team Review

Open the Project Team Review at the top level (Category).

 

 

 

Edit Connections

Display the Team Review Server Connections dialog, to select which review to open.

 

 

Team Review Connections

Remove Folder

(View folder only.)

Display a prompt to delete the selected Views folder and, if confirmed, delete the folder and all contents.

 

 

 

Remove View

Display a prompt to delete the selected View and, if confirmed, delete the View and all contents.

 

 

 

Remove Favorites

Display a prompt to delete the selected Favorites folder and, if confirmed, delete the folder and all contents.

 

 

 

Remove Slideshow

Display a prompt to confirm deletion of the selected slide show and, if confirmed, delete the slide show and all its diagrams.

 

 

 

Run Slideshow

Run the slide show in the Diagram View.

 

 

 

 

 

Diagram Slide Show

Run Slideshow Full Screen

Run the slide show in full screen mode, so that the slide show fills the whole screen.

 

 

Stop Slideshow

Cancel execution of the slide show running in the Diagram View.

 

Esc

In Project Browser

(An element, diagram or Package object only.)

Highlight the selected item in the Project Browser.

 

 

 

In Diagrams

(An element or child Package object only.)

Locate the selected object in any diagrams in which it has been used in the model, and either:

Display the single diagram with the object highlighted or
List the several diagrams in which the object has been located

 

 

 

Remove Linked Item

(An element, diagram or Package object only.)

Display a prompt to delete the selected object and, if confirmed, remove the object from the folder.

This has no effect on the object in the Project Browser or any diagrams.

You would not delete an object in a View, as it is replaced the next time the View is refreshed.

 

 

 

Help

Display Help on Model Views.