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This page contains the descriptions of the following tables:

  • Instance table allows  allows you to manage an Instance Specifications of your model in a spreadsheet-like form.
  • Generic table gives an ability allows you to manage selected elements and their properties in the in a single place.
  • Glossary table allows defining a you to define specific terms and gives an ability to , and to reuse them everywhere of anywhere in your model.
  • Metric table allows collecting a various metrics which allows you to collect various metrics that can be used to evaluate the current state of your model.


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The features listed below are available for all of those tables:

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Displaying elements hierarchically in tables

Hierarchical tables are very helpful are useful when managing and reviewing any amount of data. Hierarchy in a table is a tree-like structure where all structure in which all rows are listed according to the elements containment.


The hierarchy in the Instance table is displayed according to instance values that is are a slot value of other another Instance Specification. Composite instances are displayed.

To display elements hierarchically in a table

  1. In the table toolbar, click Options.
  2. Under the Display Mode option, choose one of the following:
    • Complete tree to display elements with all of their owners in the column header.
    • Compact tree to display elements with their direct and common owners in the column header.
    The hierarchy is created by listing all rows according to the elements containment.
    Hierarchically displayed the Magic Library Requirements

Expanding/collapsing nodes in a hierarchical table

To expand/collapse nodes in a hierarchical table

  • Click / in the name column.
  • Select the row, and press the right arrow key/left arrow key.

Displaying/hiding element numbers in tables

When creating you create a new table, its rows are numbered rows will be numbered automatically in the name column. The following procedure following step is important for those who modifies already existing tables which created before if you want to modify pre-existing tables that were created before version 18.4 version.

To display/hide element numbers in the tablea table

  1. Open the Specification window of the table.
  2. Set the Show Element Number property value to true to display element numbers , or false - to to hide them.
    The element numbers are displayed in the name columns before the element name (see the following example).

    The Requirement numbers are displayed in the Magic Library Requirement table.