View Menu

The View menu allows to set custom preferences of application user interface.
View Menu

Toolbars

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A submenu which contains options which allow to show hidden bars and to hide shown bars.

Toolbars / Standard Bar

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Shows/hides the standard bar.

Toolbars / Layout Bar

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Shows/hides the layout bar.

Toolbars / Status Bar

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Shows/hides the status bar.

Toolbars / Toolbox

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Shows/hides the toolbox.

Toolbars / Side Bar

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Shows/hides the side bar container.

Sidebars

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A submenu which contains options which allow you to show the hidden side bars and to hide the shown side bars. Depending on the current edition of Software Ideas Modeler, there can be these sidebars: Project, Properties, Styles, Generation, Fast Editor, Style, Documentation, Layers, TO-DO, Design Patterns, Field Patterns, Source Code Parser, Graphics, Cooperation, Database and Change Tracking.

Sidebars / Project

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Shows/hides Project sidebar.

Sidebars / Properties

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Shows/hides Properties sidebar.

Sidebars / Styles

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Shows/hides Styles sidebar.

Sidebars / Generation

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Shows/hides Generation sidebar.

Sidebars / Fast Editor

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Shows/hides Fast Editor sidebar.

Sidebars / Style

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Shows/hides Style sidebar.

Sidebars / Documentation

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Shows/hides Documentation sidebar.

Sidebars / Layers

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Shows/hides Layers sidebar.

Sidebars / TO-DO

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Shows/hides TO-DO sidebar.

Sidebars / Design Patterns

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Shows/hides Design Patterns sidebar.

Sidebars / Field Patterns

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Shows/hides Field Patterns sidebar.

Sidebars / Source code Parser

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Shows/hides Source code Parser sidebar.

Sidebars / Graphics

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Shows/hides Graphics sidebar.

Sidebars / Cooperation

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Shows/hides Cooperation sidebar.

Sidebars / Database

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Shows/hides Database sidebar.

Sidebars / Change Tracking

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Shows/hides Change Tracking sidebar.

Diagram Preview

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Shows/hides the diagram preview panel.

Start Page

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Opens Start Page window. Start Page contains a list of recently open projects and buttons for creating a new project or opening an existing project.

Element Browser

Shortcut keys: Ctrl + Shift + E

Opens Element Browser window, which offers a list of all elements in the project model.

Model Navigator

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Opens Model Navigator window. Navigation through the model starts from a selected element.

Element Grids

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Element Grids is a sub menu which allows you to show various element grids: Diagram Grid, Stereotype Grid, Tagged Value Grid, Relationship Grid.

Element Grids / Diagram Grid

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Opens Diagram Grid. It shows, in tabular form, which element is used on which diagrams and which diagram contains which elements.

Element Grids / Stereotype Grid

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Opens Stereotype Grid. It shows, in tabular form, which element has which stereotypes and which stereotype was used on which elements.

Element Grids / Tagged Value Grid

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Opens Tagged Value Grid. It shows, in tabular form, which element has which tagged values and which tagged value was used on which elements.

Element Grids / Relationship Grid

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Opens Relationship Grid. It shows, in tabular form, which element is related (with any relationship) to which element.

Element Lists

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Element Lists is a sub menu which allows you to show various element lists: Use Cases, SysML Requirements.

Element Lists / Use Cases

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Opens Use Cases window, which contains a list of all use cases in the project. It is similar to Element Browser, but it contains (and allows you to edit) special use case fields. It also has a button for adding new use cases.

Element Lists / SysML Requirements

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Opens SysML Requirements window, which contains a list of all SysML requirements in the project. It is similar to Element Browser, but it contains (and allows you to edit) special SysML requirement fields.

Show Assigned Diagrams

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Turns on/off displaying of icon, which indicates whether an element has assigned one or more diagrams.

Show Multiple Usage of Element

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Turns on/off displaying of icon, which indicates whether an element has been used in more than one diagram.

Show Creators and Participants

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Turns on/off displaying of marks for creators and participants for each element.

Grid

Shortcut keys: Alt + G

Turns on/off the grid in the diagram editor. It is independent from snapping to grid.

Snap to Grid

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Turns on/off the snapping to grid. It is independent from displaying the grid.

Snap to Grid

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Turns on/off the snapping to grid. It is independent from displaying the grid.

Snap Lines

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Turns on/off showing auto snap lines and snapping to them.

Rulers

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Turns on/off showing rulers in the diagram editor.

Rendering Quality / Draft

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It sets the worst quality of diagram rendering. It turns off gradients, shadows, effects and antialiasing (for drawings and also for texts).

Rendering Quality / Normal

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It sets the medium quality of diagram rendering. It turns off smooth shadows (all shadows are rendered as flat) and effects.

Rendering Quality / Best

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It sets the best quality of diagram rendering. The graphics is rendered in best possible quality.

Rendering Quality / Anti-Aliasing

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Turns on/off rendering with anti-aliasing.

Full Screen

Shortcut keys: F12

Switches from normal mode to full screen mode or vice versa. The full screen mode provides the biggest space for the diagram editor area.

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