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View Tab Switcher

The View Tab Switcher facilitates navigation between tabs of the Diagram View (such as Diagrams, Code Editors and the Model Search screen) that are currently open in Enterprise Architect.




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To display the View Tab Switcher press and hold ( Ctrl )  and then press ( Tab ) . The View Tab Switcher lists the currently opened tabs, in order of most recently activated to least recently activated. The selection cursor is on the tab that was activated just before the currently active one. Details of the selected tab are displayed on the right hand side of the screen, and include:

  • A preview thumbnail of the tab, and
  • A description of the tab and its contents

Continue holding the ( Ctrl )  key to keep the window open. To move the selection cursor down the list of tabs press the ( Tab )  key; to move the selection cursor up the list, press the ( Shift+Tab )  keys. Alternatively, use the arrow keys.


Activating a tab

To activate a tab in the Diagram View, either release the ( Ctrl )  key or press the ( Enter )  key. Alternatively, click  the left mouse button on the required tab.

Activating a tab moves it to the top of the Active Views list, whereas closing a tab removes it from the list completely.