MagicDraw 19.0 LTR Documentation


You can manipulate and analyze your relation map in the following ways:

 

To suppress branches


  • Click Suppress branches near the Node.

 

To expand branches


  • Click Expand branches near the Node.

 

To move the relation map structure


  • Click on an empty place in the Relation Map and drag it.
    The whole structure will be moved appropriately.

 

To move the selected Node


  • Click a Node and drag it.
    The selected Node will be moved appropriately.

 

To zoom in the relation map structure


Do one of the following:

  • Hold down Ctrl while scrolling up.
  • Click the Zoom In button Zoom In on the toolbar.
  • Press Ctrl+NumPad +.

 

To zoom out the relation map structure


Do one of the following:

  • Hold down Ctrl while scrolling down.
  • Click the Zoom Out button Zoom Out on the toolbar.
  • Press Ctrl+NumPad -.

 

To fit in window


Do one of the following:

  • Click the Fit in Window button  Fit in Window on the toolbar.
  • Press Ctrl+W.

 

To zoom 1:1


  • Click the Zoom 1:1 button  on the toolbar.
  • Press Ctrl+NumPad /.

 

To hide an existing element in the diagram


  • Press Delete.

 

To remove an existing element from the model


  • Press Ctrl+D.

 

To restore the layout of the manually suppressed/expanded branches, moved, removed and hidden symbols


  • Click Refresh on the View toolbar.

    If the Preserve manually suppressed/expanded branches and hidden elements option in the Environment Options dialog > Diagrams > Relation Map, is selected, the layout of moved elements is restored.

To start the validation of the relation map


  • Click the Validate Diagram button Validate Diagram on the toolbar of that diagram, table, matrix, or map. The diagram is validated against all validation rules stored in the model, except those that are ignored.

 

To select an element in the Containment tree


  • Select the element and click Select an element in the Containment tree on the Navigation toolbar.
  • On the selected element shortcut menu, click Select in Containment Tree.

 

To decompose an element


  1. Select an element.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • From the selected element shortcut menu, select Create Related Element.
    • Click Create Related Element or press Insert (or + I).
  3. Select element type and relationship.  If selected element type exists in the model, select an appropriate element from the list to represent it in the relation map. How to open an existing element list for the unnamed last element >>
    The element is decomposed.


To open an existing element list for the unnamed element


  1. Select unnamed element.
  2. Do one of the following:
     - Click the left mouse button.
     - Press Space.
    An existing element list opens, if such elements already exist in the model.


To create element of the same type


  1. Type element name.
  2. Press Ctrl+Enter while in the name edit mode.