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Add Object Links

In the Team Review window you can create hyperlinks from a Document to the elements and diagrams that are associated with it. This helps you to:

Rapidly navigate to the objects in the Project Browser
Access the element properties
Open a diagram directly from the Team Review

You can also create links to:

Other Categories, Topics and Documents in the Team Review window
External files from a file browser




See also

Associate an element, diagram, external file or Team Review item with a message

Drag the object over the required Category, Topic or Document in the Team Review window, from the:

Project Browser
Package Browser
Model Views window
Model Search dialog or
External file browser

To create a link to another Team Review item, press Ctrl as you drag that item over the required Category, Topic or Document.

If it does not already exist, a Model Links folder is created under the selected Team Review item, and the link to the dragged object is added to the folder.



The Project Browser

Package Browser

Model Views

Model Search

Associate an external file with the message text

From any browser, click on and drag the file name into the text of the message.

The filename becomes a link to the file; click on it to display the contents of the file.

The external file name also becomes a link to the file within the message when you drag the filename onto a Topic to create a Document.




Add a New Document


To review an object in the Model Links folder, right-click on the object to display the navigation context menu.



See also


Open the linked diagram or external file.

Alternatively, double-click on the diagram link.




Display the Properties dialog for the selected element or diagram.

Alternatively, double click on the element, attribute or operation link to open the Properties dialog of the object.



Create (Edit) Linked Document


Open the New Linked Document from Template dialog, to begin creating a new Linked Document on the element, or
Open the Linked Document Editor to change an existing Linked Document



Find in all Diagrams

Open the diagram in which the element or diagram is used, or display a list of several diagrams in which the element or diagram has been used.



Find in Project Browser


Highlight the element or diagram in the Project Browser.


Locate Item

Highlight, in the Team Review window, the Team Review item linked to the message.

Alternatively, double-click on the link in the Model Links folder.



Delete Model Link <name>

Delete the association between the Document and the object.