Current Element Toolbar

The Current Element toolbar performs common operations on a selected element such as viewing properties, operations, attributes. It is also capable of specifying the visibility of element features and compartments and locking an element.

Access:     View | Toolbars | Current Element

Use to:

  • View and modify element properties
  • Set an element's parent or implement interfaces
  • View and modify Operations
  • View and modify Attributes
  • Specify the visibility of element features and compartments
  • Specify the run state of an element (or, for Parts, property value)
  • View use of element in other structures such as diagrams
  • Locate the element in the Project Browser window
  • View the cross reference list for this element
  • Lock or unlock the current element
  • Add a Tagged Value to the current element

Reference:

toolbar_CurrentElement

Action

Usage

Shortcut

See also

Edit Properties

View and edit properties of the selected element

Alt + Enter

 

Set Parent

Set the current element's parent or implement interfaces

Ctrl + I

 

Operations

Create and edit operations for the selected element

F10

 

Attributes

Create and edit attributes for the selected element

F9

 

Show Features

Specify which compartments and information to display for the selected element in the current diagram

Ctrl + Shift + Y

 

Set Run State

Set the element run state or attribute initializers

Ctrl + Shift + R

 

Find Element Usage

Find all diagrams in which the selected element is used.

Ctrl + U

 

Find in Project Browser

Find the selected element in the Project Browser

Alt + G

 

Configure References

Set and view custom references to other elements and diagrams

Ctrl + J

 

Lock Element

Apply or release a lock on the selected element

 

Lock Model Elements

Add Tagged Value

Add a tagged value tot he selected element

Ctrl + Shift + T

 

Notes:

  • You can move this toolbar to any dockable position and it retains that position in subsequent sessions
  • You can hide or show the toolbar by clicking on the View | Toolbars | Current Element menu option