Diagram Area shows the currently selected diagram.
Sidebar is the area left containing Working Diagrams panel and Toolbox.
To show or hide Sidebar, press
Ctrl+1or check (or uncheck) View | Sidebar in Menu Bar.
Working Diagrams panel shows a list of the opened working diagram. The selected diagram is shown in the Diagram Area.
Toolbox shows elements which can be created in the selected diagram.
To create an element: 1. Select an element in Toolbox 2. Mouse down on the Diagram Area and then drag as the size of the element to be created. If the element is a kind of relationship, connect two elements by drag and drop.
To show or hide Toolbox, press
Ctrl+5or check (or uncheck) View | Toolbox in Menu Bar.
Navigator is the right area containing Model Explorer and Editors.
To show or hide Navigator, press
Ctrl+2or check (or uncheck) View | Navigator in Menu Bar.
Model Explorer shows the tree structure of model elements.
You can find an element quickly by search box.
To change the order of elements: 1. Select the Model Explorer Settings menu in the right up corner of Model Explorer. 2. Select one of the sorting types
- Sort by Added
- Sort by Name
To show or hide stereotypes in front of element name by check of uncheck Show Stereotype Text in the Model Explorer Settings menu.
Editors (Holder) contains editors to edit properties of model and view elements. It includes Style Editor, Property Editor, and Documentation Editor.
To show or hide Editors, press
Ctrl+6or check (or uncheck) View | Editors in Menu Bar.
Style Editor allows to edit styles of selected view elements.
Property Editor allows to edit properties of selected model elements.
Documentation Editor allows to edit documentation property of a selected model element.
Toolbar shows tool buttons typically provided from default or installed third-party extensions.
To show or hide Toolbar, press
Ctrl+3or check (or uncheck) View | Toolbar in Menu Bar.
Bottom Panel is a panel shown below Diagram Area typically provided from default or installed third-party extensions including Find Results, Diagram Thumbnails, Validation Results, Markdown Editor and etc.
To show or hide Statusbar, press
Ctrl+4or check (or uncheck) View | Statusbar in Menu Bar.
Font Dialog allows to edit font style, size and color for view elements.
Color Dialog allows to edit fill or line color for view elements.
Element Picker Dialog allows to select an model element from all model elements shown in tree structure. Checking Do not specify means nothing selected.
Element List Picker Dialog allows to select an model element from a given list of model elements. Checking Do not specify means nothing selected.
Element List Editor Dialog is used when user need to select a list of model elements. It allows to add or remove elements from the list and also to modify the order of elements by move up and down.
Print Dialog allows to configure how to print.
- Print Rage : Select whether all diagrams to be printed or the current diagram to be printed.
- Page Layout : Select page layout is landscape or portait.
- Page Size : Select a proper page size
- Show Diagram Name : Select whether diagram name to be printed or not.
Preference Dialog allows to set preferences. Left area shows preference schemas which contains a set of preference items. When you select a preference shema in the left area, then all preference items are shown. If you want to restore default settings, Select Restore Default Settings button in the most bottom.
Extension Manager Dialog allows to install or uninstall extensions from Extension Registry. While Registry tab shows all available extensions, while Installed tab only shows the installed extension in local.
If you want to install an extension directly from Github URL, Select Install From Url... and enter the extension's url.