Model Views Context Menus

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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

Action

Shortcut

See also

Properties

(Not the My Views, Recent Discussions, initial Model Views or Technology-defined root nodes)

Display the appropriate Properties dialog for the selected object

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

 

Diagram Slide Show

New Views Folder

(Root node only)

Display a prompt for the Views folder name and create the folder in the selected root node

 

 

Import Views From XML

(Root node only)

Prompt for the XML file location and create a new Model Views node to hold the imported Views

 

Model Views Operations

Export to XML (Views Only)

(Root node only)

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

 

Model Views Operations

Remove Model View

(Not the My Views, initial Model Views or Technology-defined root nodes)

Display a prompt to delete the selected user-defined Model View and, if confirmed, delete the root node and all contents

 

 

New Search Folder

(View folder only)

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

 

Model Views Operations

New Favorites Folder

(View folder only)

Display the Create a new favorites based folder dialog, which prompts for the folder name

 

 

New Slideshow

(Model View, View folder only)

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

 

Diagram Slide Show

Open Search

(View only)

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

Shift+Space

Customizing the Search View

Refresh

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

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

 

Team Review Connections

Remove Folder

(View folder only)

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

 

 

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

 

Diagram Slide Show

Run Slideshow Full Screen

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

 

Diagram Slide Show

Stop Slideshow

Cancel execution of the slide show running in the Diagram View

Esc

Diagram Slide Show

In Project Browser

(Element / Diagram / Package object only)

Highlight the selected item in the Project Browser

 

 

In Diagrams

(Element / child Package object only)

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

 

 

Remove Linked Item

(Element / Diagram / Package object only)

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

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

 

 

Help

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