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Code Engineering Menu Section

The Code Engineering submenu on the element context menu can contain the following options:

Menu Option & Function Keys

Use to

Generate Code  [F11]

Generate source code for the selected element (forward engineer).

Synchronize With Code  [F7]

Reverse engineer source code for the selected element.

View Source Code  [F12]

Open the source editor if a file exists for that selected element.

Create Workbench Instance

Create a workbench instance for the Debug Workbench (if a debug command has been configured for the parent package).


Not all menu options shown here are present on all element context menus. Context menus vary slightly between element types. These Code Engineering options won't appear for a Use Case element, for example.