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Matrix Profiles

If you use a particular combination of field values often, you can save that combination as a profile to make it easier to recall them for later use.

How to:

To save a certain Relationship Matrix configuration as a named profile, follow the steps below:



See also


Set up the Relationship Matrix with the required:

  • source and target packages or Model Searches
  • source and target element types and
  • connector type and direction

Set Element Type

Set Connector Type and Direction

Set Source and Target Package


Click on the Options button on the Relationship Matrix and select the Profiles | Save as New Profile menu option

A short dialog displays



In the Enter Value field, type a profile name of up to 12 characters

Click on the OK button



Once you have created a profile, you can select it by clicking on the Profile drop-down arrow at the top of the Relationship Matrix screen and selecting the profile name from the list

Profiles are also listed in the Matrix Profiles folder of the Resources window; double-click on a profile in the folder to display the Relationship Matrix with that profile active



  • You can modify an existing profile by:
  • Selecting the profile name from the Profile drop-down list
  • Selecting the Options: Profiles | Update Current Profile menu option
  • Changing the field values, then
  • Saving the profile under the same profile name
  • To delete an existing profile, select it in the Profile drop-down list and select the Options: Profiles | Delete Current menu option
  • You can capture Relationship Matrix profiles in RTF reports

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