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The Focus Window

The Focus window is a valuable tool for locating and examining items of importance from anywhere in the overall model. For example, you might want to identify and locate items having a particular group of characteristics, which are defined in a Model View. Or you might need to locate particular types of item that are currently active, or diagrams and windows that you personally have been working on recently. The Focus window provides several means of locating such items.

Access

Ribbon

Start > Desktop > Design > Focus

Keyboard Shortcuts

Alt+1 | Focus

Focus Window Facilities

The Focus window has four tabs, each providing a means of defining, locating and accessing the particular items you want to review in the model.

Tab

Description

See also

Model Views

Provides access to the Model Views facilities.

Model Views

Working Sets

Provides a list of the currently-defined Working Sets, each of which can be expanded to show the diagrams and facilities opened by the set.

Working Sets

Quick Find

A simple search for either elements or diagrams that have a specific text string in their names or Aliases.

Quick Find Tab

Revisit

Provides lists of the Enterprise Architect diagrams, documents, windows and files that you have opened in the last seven days.

Revisit Tab