Model Views Context Menus

The Model Views window context menus display different options, depending on which level of the Model Views hierarchy you right-click on. The options are described below:

Menu Option

Use to

Properties

Display the appropriate Properties dialog for the selected object. (Not the My Views, Recent Discussions, initial Model Views or Technology-defined root nodes.)

You can edit any of the properties, if required. Changes to objects populated from the model are reflected in all other views (Properties window, diagrams, reports) of that object.

The Properties option for the Recent Posts folder displays the Recent Post Options dialog, which enables you to specify the number of days back from which to extract postings from the Team Review, and the number of postings to list.

The Properties option for a Slideshow folder displays the Slideshow Properties dialog, which enables you to automate the slide show and set the number of seconds for which each diagram is displayed.

If you deselect the Enable checkbox, you must press [Spacebar] to display each diagram.

New Views Folder

Display a prompt for the Views folder name and create the folder in the selected root node. (Root node only.)

Import Views From XML

Prompt for the XML file location and create a new Model Views node to hold the imported Views. (Root node only.)

Export to XML (Views Only)

Prompt for a file path and name, and copy all Views under the selected root node to an XML file at that location. (Root node only.)

Remove Model View

Display a prompt to delete the selected user-defined Model View and, if confirmed, delete the root node and all contents. (Not for the My Views, initial Model Views or Technology-defined root nodes.)

New Search Folder

Display the Create New View dialog (similar to the View Properties dialog) for you to define the search that populates the View. (View folder only.)

New Favorites Folder

Display the Create a new favorites based folder dialog, which prompts for the folder name. (View folder only.)

New Slideshow

Display the Create a new slideshow dialog, in which you type the name of the slide show. You must use the Properties dialog to define the properties of the slide show. (Model View, View folder only)

Open Search

Display the Model Search tab in the main work area, listing the full results of the search and giving access to all the facilities of the Model Search (View only).

Alternatively, press [Shift]+[Space].

Refresh

Refresh the search and open the View or Postings Repository to show the elements or Posts retrieved by the search.

Alternatively, press [Space].

Double Click Opens Search

Enable you to perform the Open Search function by double-clicking on the View.

If you deselect this option, double-click refreshes the search and opens the View to show the elements retrieved by the search.

Find Post

Open the Project Team Review and highlight the selected post.

Open Team Review

Open the Project Team Review at the top level (Category).

Edit Connections

Display the Team Review Server Connections dialog, to select which review to open.

Remove Folder

Display a prompt to delete the selected Views folder and, if confirmed, delete the folder and all contents. (View folder only.)

Remove View

Display a prompt to delete the selected View and, if confirmed, delete the View and all contents.

Remove Favorites

Display a prompt to delete the selected Favorites folder and, if confirmed, delete the folder and all contents.

Remove Slideshow

Display a prompt to confirm deletion of the selected slide show and, if confirmed, delete the slide show and all its diagrams.

Run Slideshow

Run the slide show in the Diagram View.

Run Slideshow Full Screen

Run the slide show in full screen mode, so that the slide show fills the whole screen.

Stop Slideshow

Cancel execution of the slide show running in the Diagram View. Alternatively, press [Esc].

In Project Browser

Highlight the selected item in the Project Browser. (Element / Diagram / Package object only.)

In Diagrams

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.(Element / child Package object only.)

Remove Linked Item

Display a prompt to delete the selected object and, if confirmed, remove the object from the folder. This has no effect on the object in the Project Browser or any diagrams. (Element / Diagram / Package object only.)

Note:

You would not delete an object in a View, as it is replaced the next time the View is refreshed.

Help

Display Help on Model Views.