Associated Files

An element can be linked to files external to the repository, using the Files page of the element's Properties dialog.

Field/Button

Usage

See Also

File Path

Specifies the directory path and name of the file

 

Type

Display the local file or web address

 

Last Write

Display the date and time the file was last updated

 

Size

Display the size of the file

 

Notes

Indicates extra information about the file

 

Files

Display the list of linked files

 

Launch

Open the selected file

Local files open with their default application and web files open in the default browser

 

Notes:

  • Linked files are a good way to link elements to additional documentation and/or source code
  • You can also insert hyperlinks in diagrams to other files, and launch them directly from the diagram

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