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

The Element Menu

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

Feature Visibility

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.

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

 

F12

Editing Source Code

Appearance

Display the element Appearance submenu.

 

 

Appearance Submenu

Alignment

 

 

 

Display the element Position submenus.

 

 

 

Position Submenus

Make Same

 

Z Order

 

Size

 

Move

 

Space Evenly