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Model Views Toolbar

This material walks through the functions and capabilities of the model views toolbar.

Access

Ribbon

Show > Window > Model Views > Toolbar  or

Start > Explore > Model Views > Toolbar

Keyboard Shortcuts

Ctrl+Shift+F5  > Toolbar

Toolbar Options

The availability of the Model Views toolbar options depends on the type of object selected. The options are, from left to right:

Icon

Action

See also

Click on this icon to display the appropriate 'Properties' dialog for the selected item.

Shortcut: Double-click on the item, or press the Enter key

Click on this icon to 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

Click on this icon to locate and highlight the selected object in the Project Browser.

Click on this icon to create a new Model View root node, and to display the 'New Model View' dialog in which you enter the root node name.

Click on this icon to create a new Views folder in the currently-selected root node.

Click on this icon to create a new Favorites folder in the currently-selected Views folder.

Click on this icon to create a new Slideshow folder in the currently-selected Views folder.

Diagram Slideshow

Click on this icon to create a new View in the currently-selected Views folder, and to display the 'Create New View' dialog to define the search that populates the View.

Model Views Operations

Click on this icon to refresh the selected Model Views root node, folder, View or Favorites; for a View, this runs the Model Search defined in the View properties.

Click on this icon to move the currently-selected object up or down within its type; you cannot move - for example - a Package below a diagram, or a View above a Favorites folder.

Click on this icon to delete the selected object and - if appropriate - its contents. A prompt displays to confirm deletion.

You cannot delete the original Model Views, My Views or Recent Team Reviews root nodes, or any technology-defined Views.

Click on this icon to display Help on the Model Views.