Element

The Element menu enables you to configure and access element features and details and control element layout, and to generate documentation and work on source code for the element

Action

Usage

Shortcut

See also

Properties

View the Properties dialog of the selected element

Alt + Enter

Properties Dialog

Linked Document

Link the element to a rich text document

Ctrl + Alt + D

Link the element

Advanced

Display the element Advanced submenu

 

Advanced Submenu

Find in Project Browser

Find the currently selected element in the Project Browser

If no element is selected, find the current diagram in the Project Browser

Alt + G

 

Find in Diagrams  

Display all occurrences of the currently selected element in any diagram

Ctrl + U

 

Attributes

View and edit the attributes for the selected element

F9

Element attributes

Operations  

View and edit the operations (methods) for the selected element

F10

Operations

Feature Visibility

Select which features and characteristics of the selected element are visible on a diagram

Ctrl + Shift + Y

Visible

Inline Features

Display the element Inline Features submenu

 

Inline Features Submenu

Source Code Engineering

Display the element Source Code Engineering submenu

 

Source Code Engineering Submenu

Open Source in External Editor

Open the source code of the selected Class in the default external editor for that language

Source code must have been generated, and the selected element must be a Class

F12

The Source Code Viewer

Appearance

Display the element Appearance submenu

 

Appearance Submenu

Alignment

 

 

Display the element Position submenus

 

 

 

Position Submenus

Make Same

Z Order

Size

Move

Space Evenly