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Manage Bookmarks

A bookmark is a visual clue that something is different about an element; it  is represented by a small red triangle that displays above the element in the diagram.


You can assign any meaning to the bookmark as is appropriate to your model.

You can bookmark:

Single elements manually, or
All elements in a package automatically when they assume a defined status


To work with bookmarks, select from the options described below:



See also

Bookmark a selected element in a diagram


Press (Shift+Spacebar), or
Select the Edit | Bookmark Selected menu option



Clear a bookmark on a selected element


Use either of the above two options again.


Bookmark Multiple Elements in a Package

Select Project Browser package context menu | Bookmarks

The Manage Bookmarks dialog displays, enabling you to automatically bookmark any elements (and, if required, their children) in the package that have:

New changes defined in the Maintenance window
New defects defined in the Maintenance window, and/or
Test scripts defined in the Testing window


This is useful to highlight elements that have additional project information.



Clear all elements of bookmarks

To clear all bookmarks:

Throughout  the current package, click on the Clear All button on the Manage Bookmarks dialog
In the current diagram, select the Edit | Clear All Bookmarks menu option




You should reload the project to update it with the new or cleared bookmarks
The Model Search window enables searching based on bookmarked elements

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