Add a New Post

This topic explains how to create a new Post on a Topic in the Team Review.

Access:    View | Team Review ( Ctrl+Alt+U )

Use to:

  • Create a blank Post
  • Create a Post based on a predefined template
  • Create a Post from a file link

How to - Create a blank message:

Step

Action

See also

1

Either:

  • Right-click on the appropriate Topic name in the Team Review window and select the New Post context menu option
  • Click on the Topic name and on the New icon in the Team Review toolbar, or
  • Click on the Topic name and press ( Ctrl+N )

A new Post icon displays underneath the Topic name

Context Menu

2

Overtype the New Post text with the name of the Post, and click off the name

The Post text editor displays in the Team Review tab

 

3

Type the text of the Post as required

Edit an Item

How to - Create a Post based on a predefined template:

Step

Action

See also

1

Right-click on the appropriate Topic name in the Team Review window and select the New Post from template context menu option

A new Post icon displays in the hierarchy

Context Menu

2

Overtype the New Post text with the name of the Post, and click off the name

The Create New Post dialog displays

 

3

Click on the drop-down arrow in the Copy template field, and select a predefined template for the Post contents

 

4

Click on the OK button

The template structure is displayed in the Team Review tab

 

5

Enter the text of the Post as required

Edit an Item

How to - Create a Post based on a link to an external file:

Step

Action

See also

1

Open a file browser (such as Windows Explorer) and locate the file

 

2

Click on the file name and drag it onto the appropriate Topic name in the Team Review window

A new Post icon is created underneath the selected Topic, and the body of the Post is shown in the Team Review tab

A link to the source file is created at the start of the message

 

3

Click twice on the New Post text in the Team Review window, and overtype the text with the name of the Post

 

4

In the Team Review tab, create and edit text around the file link, and add further links if required

Edit an Item

When you have created the Post:

Topic

Detail

See also

You can create links from the Post

To elements and diagrams from the:

  • Project Browser
  • Model Search
  • Model Views window
  • Package Browser

Add Object Links

The Project Browser

Model Search

Model Views

Package Browser

To related Team Review:

  • Categories
  • Topics
  • Posts

Add Object Links

To external files, either in the text of the Post or in the Linked Objects panel

Add Object Links

Add resources to the Post

 

Team Review Resources

Other users can reply to it

 

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