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The areas of the Relationships module

The module is divided into four areas.



In the middle, you will find the workspace, on which all elements of the relationship diagram are linked to each other. New elements can be added via the context menu of an element or in the Elements area.

On the Bird’s Eye view tab, you will find a minimize view of the entire relationship diagram and can, with a movable window, navigate to the places that you wish to view on the workspace. Alternatively, you can also navigate to a specific location via double click. From the context menu, you can change the degree of zoom in the Bird’s Eye view.

Search

The Search in the lower area supports you in finding relationship elements. In the list box several functions for the search are available. The search string can be entered in the search field on the left hand. Click on Search to start the search. Results will be output below the search field, and highlight the corresponding element on the workspace when double clicking on a result.

Property

With this search properties which are set in the properties dialog of an element can be found.

GUID: Definintion

A search will be performed for elements with the specified GUID in the current relationship.

GUID: Usage in all Relationships

A search will be performed for a GUID in the current relationship, as well as in the published relationships. In the results list, the search results on the current relationship will be shown as usual. If the GUID is found in other published relationships as well, the title of the relationship in which it is found will be shown in the search results in color.

A double click on one of the hits will open the corresponding relationship on the workspace.

Please note that in a relationship which is opened via a search hit the search should be performed again for detailed search results.

Links to this relationship diagram

This search generates a list of all applications, which have elements that have links to the currently open relationship diagram.

Titel

With this search you can search for elements with the specified title.

Description

With this search you can search for elements with the specified description.

Messages

The Messages area will inform you of information including Every open relationship diagram can be reached via its own tab at the head of the workspace. Simply click on the title of the tab in order to switch to another relationship diagram.

All tabs and areas of the module can be closed with the symbol and then opened again via the View menu. You can also move the areas via their titles in the tabs by using drag & drop.