MagicDraw 18.4 Documentation

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If the Generic table toolbars are not available in a server project, try to lock the table for edit (make sure you have the right to edit model of this project).

 

The following table describes the Generic table toolbar buttons.

ButtonShortcut keysDescription
Navigation toolbar

Alt+B

Click to select in the Containment tree the element of the selected row.

Edit toolbar
Add NewInsert

Click to create a new element in the table. This element will be added to the model also. If there are available several element types, a shortcut menu with available types will open. You will be able to select an element of the type you need.

Add ExistingCtrl+Insert

Click to add an element from a model. The Select Element dialog opens. Only elements of the type defined in a Generic table will be listed.

DeleteCtrl+DClick to remove selected elements both from the table and the model.
Remove From TableDeleteClick to remove selected elements only from the table.
Layout toolbar
Move upCtrl+Up Arrow

Click to shift selected elements (either grouped or non-grouped) up a row. The elements are automatically renumbered after moving.

Move down

Ctrl+Down
Arrow

Click to shift selected elements (either grouped or non-grouped) down a row. The elements are automatically renumbered after moving.

Show ColumnsN/A

Click to change the set of columns for showing on the Generic table.

Publish toolbar
ExportN/A

Click to export the contents of the Generic table to an *.html, *.csv, or *.xlsx file.

View toolbar
RefreshN/A

Click to update the contents of the Generic table after specifying the scope.

Fit in WindowCtrl+WClick to fit the table in the active window size.
Zoom 1:1Ctrl+Slash, Ctrl+NumPad /Click to show the actual size of the table.
Zoom InCtrl+Plus, Ctrl+NumPad +, Ctrl+EqualsClick to enlarge the table maintaining aspect ratio.
Zoom OutCtrl+Minus, Ctrl+NumPad -Click to reduce the table maintaining aspect ratio.
N/AClick to show the ratio of size. Click to select the size ratio from the percentage list or enter the value.
Validation toolbar
Validate DiagramN/AClick to validates the table against all validation rules stored in the model, except those that are ignored.
Options toolbar
OptionsN/A

Click to open the Options menu and then select:

  • Show full paths – to display the full paths of elements (where owner information can be displayed).
  • Save Filter Criteria – to keep the filter criteria unchanged after reloading the project or even after restarting MagicDraw.
  • Show Detailed Column Name – to show property group and/or stereotype names in the table header. This is helpful when the table displays several columns with the same name.
  • Strip Multiline Text – to strip the text that covers more than five rows. Three dots will be added at the end of the stripped text.
  • Specification – to open the Specification window of the Generic table.
Suppress/Expand Criteria Area toolbar
N/AClick to hide the Criteria area.
N/AClick to show the Criteria area.
Other buttons
BackAlt+Left Arrow

Click to navigate to the previously opened diagram, table, dependency matrix, or relation map.

Forward

Alt+Right Arrow

Click to navigate to the previously opened diagram, table, dependency matrix, or relation map.

 

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