Basic functionality of the Collaboration Hub¶
You can also search for published diagrams, files and dictionary entries using the Collaboration Portal’s ‘Search’ page:
The full text search.
If you want to obtain more precise search results, you can use the advanced search funtion. Here, you can specify attribute types in addition to a search term. The search will then consider the selected search criteria.
Possible attribute types are:
- drop down list
- single-line text
- multi-line text.
The advanced search.
Viewing dictionary entries¶
You can select dictionary entries from the tree view on the left:
Select a dictionary entry.
Click the dictionary entry to display it. At Linking Diagrams, you can display all diagrams referencing the dictionary entry:
Navigate to a linking diagram.
In case a diagram does not fit on the screen, the zoom slider in the upper left corner allows you to change the zoom level.
the zoom slider
Just like you know it from PDF viewers or from Google Maps, you can click and drag the diagram.
Default and Compact views¶
Furthermore, you can change between different views of the diagram.
The Default view displays all diagram elements, whereas the Compact view hides IT-systems, data objects and text annotations.
Switch to a view through clicking the respective button in the upper right corner over the diagram canvas:
Switch to the ‘Compact’ view.