Appearance Options

It is possible to tailor the appearance of the Specification Manager view to better display the information you want to examine.

Access     View | Specification Manager: SpecmanAppearance

Adjust the appearance of the display

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Description

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Display of Notes

In the Specification Manager you can choose to hide, check, or create and edit Notes text on the screen. If not hidden, any Notes for an element are displayed underneath the element name.

Click on either:

Hide Notes to not show the Notes at all; the element rows close up
Notes Preview to show the first line of Notes text for each element; in this mode, you cannot edit the Notes text in the Specification Manager, only in the Notes window
 
or
 
Full Notes to show the complete Notes text for each element; in this mode you can create, edit and delete Notes text in the Specification Manager and perform the same operations as are available in the Notes window context menu

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notes

Display element names in bold

Click on the Bold Requirement Name option. All element names, including the names of child elements, are displayed in bold.

 

 

Enable the use of Expansion boxes on parent elements

If an element has child elements, you can configure the Specification Manager to either:

Hide the child elements but provide an expansion box that you can click on to open and collapse the element hierarchy (select the Allow Collapsible Regions option), or
Automatically display the child elements indented underneath the parent element (deselect the Allow Collapsible Regions option)

 

 

Change Font Sizes of display

Across the Specification Manager view, the various display components such as parent element names, child element names  Notes/property values and column headings each have their own font size. You can select to increase or decrease the font sizes as a set across the display, relative to the current sizes.

Select the Font Size option and either:

Small
Medium or
Large