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Review Source and Target Elements

As you review the information on relationships in the Relationship Matrix, you can also obtain information on the source and target elements in any of the relationships.

Access

Ribbon

Design > Impact > Matrix

Specification-Specify > Specification > Matrix > (Open As Source, Open As Target, Open As Both)

Context Menu

Project Browser |Right-click on Package | Relationship Matrix | (As Source, As Target or As Both)

Review the elements

Action

Detail

See also

Identify other elements in relationships with a source or target element

Click on the source or target element name in the row or column titles.

The entire row or column is highlighted.

Scroll across or down the highlighted row or column and quickly identify where the relationships are; this is very useful if the row or column is long.

Display the 'Properties' dialog for the selected element

Right-click on the element name and select the 'Properties' option.

Properties Dialog

Identify diagrams in which the element is used

Right-click on the element name and select the 'Find in Diagrams' option.

Either:

  • The only diagram in which the element is used displays, with the element highlighted, or
  • A list of the diagrams in which the element is used displays; you then double-click on the required diagram to open it
Show Element Use

Highlight the element name in the Project Browser

Right-click on the element name and select the 'Locate in Project Browser' option.

The Project Browser expands to the location of the element, and the element name is highlighted.

Make the element the focus in any docked screens or windows that are open

Right-click on the element name and select the 'Set Context Item' option; the selected element becomes the subject of any other windows or screens that are open.

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