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Scenarios View Entry Points Context Menu

In the lower section of the Scenarios view, the 'Entry Points' tab shows how the basic path, alternate path and exception path scenarios for the element are organized and interrelated. If an alternate path or exception path has been defined but has not yet been added to the basic path, it is not listed on this tab. You can perform certain operations on the items of the 'Entry Points' tab, using the context menu.

Access

On a diagram or in the Browser window, select an element use one of the options here to display the Scenarios View. Then click on the appropriate entry in the 'Entry Points' tab.

Ribbon

Start > Desktop > Design > Scenario Editor

Context Menu

Browser window > Element | Scenarios | New Scenario > Scenario View

Browser window > Element > Scenarios | right-click on existing scenario | Structured Scenario Editor

Keyboard Shortcuts

Alt+1 > Scenario Editor

Other

On the 'Scenarios' tab of the Responsibilities window, click on the Edit button against a scenario (see the Scenarios Tab - Responsibilities Window Help topic)

On the 'Scenarios' tab of the element 'Properties' dialog, click on the Structure Editor button (see the Scenarios Tab - Properties Dialog Help topic)

Entry Points menu options

Option

Action

See also

Edit Path

Click on this option to display the steps of the scenario in the Scenarios view, with the first step highlighted.

Join with Step

(Available only if the basic path scenario is displayed in the Scenarios view, to join the selected alternate or exception path with the basic path. Not available to change the basic path scenario itself.)

Click on this option to highlight the 'Join' field and its drop-down arrow. Click on the drop-down to define or change the step number at which the alternate or exception path rejoins the basic path. Select 'End' if the path does not rejoin the basic path steps.

Remove Entry Point

(Available only if the basic path scenario is displayed in the Scenarios view, to delete a junction with the basic path. Not available to delete any part of the basic path scenario itself.)

Click on this option to delete the relationship between the selected path and the basic path, and remove the entry from the 'Entry Points' tab.

A prompt displays to confirm the deletion. Click on the Yes button to delete the junction.

Notes

  • You can switch focus between the 'Entry Points' tab and the sequence of steps by pressing Alt+Q

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