Locate Related Elements

When you are reviewing an existing element on a diagram, it is possible that the diagram does not show all of the relationships between that element and others. The related elements might be:

  • On the diagram, but with the relationships hidden, or
  • Depicted on a different diagram

You can quickly check what other elements have relationships with the selected element, using the Relationships window. The right-click context menu for each relationship listed in the window also indicates if the corresponding related element is not shown on the same diagram, by providing the 'Place Related Element in Diagram' option to add the related element to the diagram. This is useful when you are building up a picture of what an element interacts with, especially when reverse engineering an existing code base. To put the element in a specific position on the diagram, click the mouse on that point.

Access Element | Relationships (Ctrl+Shift+2)

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