The Navigator visualizes relationships and connections of a certain Single Element with other Elements. All connected Elements are displayed in groups according to their type.
All elements are colored in their default type coloring. Additionally, sub-trees can be opened/closed to expand/collapse the diagram from any element displayed. The root element can not be collapsed.
There are three ways the Navigator Diagram can be opened:
From the Visualize panel
- From List view
- From Single Element view
- Switch between "Standart Mode" and "Deep Dive Mode"
- Download as svg, jpeg, png, pdf and saved queries functionality
- Reset View to the first selection
- Legend showing root element, hidden elements, zooming and other settings
- Toolarea for this group. "Create new element", "Hide element" and "Show in list" functionality
- Expand/Collapse Group
- Root element
Title links to List View of this group
In standard mode you can show/hide related Building Block groups via toolarea "Display" menu item. Building Block groups that are hidden and not empty are documented in the legend.
In the dropdownlist of "Display", visible elements have "visibility off" icon and invisible elements have the "visibility" icon , also you can hide groups by clicking
on the "visibility" icon on the bottom group panel toolarea
Deep Dive mode
- Switch to "Deep Dive mode"
- Possibility to expand/collapse the tree of related elements of the selected element (not available for root element)
- Legend showing the root element, expanded related elements of the selected element, zooming and other settings
Show/Hide Related Elements
In Deep Dive mode the initial diagram can be expanded to sub-trees by clicking the expand/collapse icon that appears when hovering over an element:
Sub-trees can be collapsed by cklicking this button again. Initial trees can not be hidden.
Navigator diagram can be downloaded in five different formats:
- VISIO (beta-feature)
THe downloaded file contains all visible groups.
In case there are elements in a group, hidden in your browser (i.e. you have to click "more" to see them), these elements will also be visible in the download.
Single Element View
By clicking on the name of an element on the diagram, the Single Element View page of this element is shown.
Create new element
By clicking on the "add" icon on the bottom group panel toolarea
the dialog for creating a new element is shown and you can create a new element with automatically assigned relation to the root element.
Show in list
By clicking on the "Show in list" icon on the bottom group panel toolarea itle of this group you reach the List View of this group., or on the t
On hovering on the element its entire name and the description is shown as a tooltip.
The initial diagram is zoomed out to show the whole diagram. You can zoom in and out by using "ctrl + mouse wheel". The current zoom level is shown in the legend.
For more zooming functionality please check here.
To check the actual configuration in the legend you can expand or collapse the legend by clicking on the ">"-symbol at the top right.
Expanded elements are displayed according to the order they were opened.
Depending on your browser, only a maximum number of elements can be shown.
If the maximum is reached, the root element tree will disappear, the new root element will be the first expanded element related to the current sub-tree.
Additionally, sub-trees of the initial root element will be closed as well if they are not related to current expanded sub-tree.
There is no "Full Download" as for other diagrams.