Set Default Behavior

The General page of the Options dialog provides several options for altering the look and behavior of the Project Browser.

Access:    Tools | Options > General

Panel

Option

Effect

See also

Double-click On Browser

Shows Properties

When an item in the Project Browser is double-clicked, the item's Properties dialog (if available) displays

 

Opens Branch

When an item in the Project Browser is double-clicked, the hierarchy expands to show the item's children

If there are no children, nothing happens

 

Opens Branch & Diagram

As above, but also opens the first diagram beneath the item, if applicable

 

Project Browser

Allow Free Sorting

Enables you to re-order elements within a package regardless of type, within the Project Browser

Order Package Contents

Show Stereotypes

When a stereotype is defined for an element, the stereotype name then displays in front of the element name

You set the stereotype of an element in its Properties dialog

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