Create Connector in Project Browser

You can create a connector from one element to another directly in the Project Browser.

Connect elements from the Project Browser

Step

Action

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1

In the Project Browser, either:

  • Right-click on the element to create a connector for, and select the 'Add | Create Link' option, or
  • Select the element, press the Insert key and select the 'Create Link' option

The 'Create Link' dialog displays.

2

In the 'Direction' field, click on the drop-down arrow and select the direction of the new connector ('Outgoing' means this element is the source).

3

In the 'Link Type' field, click on the drop-down arrow and select the type of connector.

4

In the 'Choose target(s)' list, click on the name of the target.

(If necessary, in the 'Select Target Type' field click on the drop-down arrow and select a feature to list only elements having that feature).

5

Click on the OK button to create the connector.

Notes

  • You can also reproduce an existing connector between two elements when you paste those elements from the Project Browser into a diagram as instances; an option enables you to copy just the elements, or the relationship as well

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