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The following shape types are available for selection:

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Predefined

Default shape assigned to

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symbols in PowerDesigner

 

 

Metafile

Representation using

Draw editors

EMF, WMF

 

geometrical formulas allowing

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for resizing and stretching

 

 

Bitmap

Representation of a graphics

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DIB, RLE,

 

image consisting of rows and

 

JPG, JPEG,

 

columns of dots

 

TIF, TIFF

Icon

Small picture representing an

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ICO

 

object, usually smaller than

 

 

 

standard PowerDesigner

 

 

 

symbols

 

 

 

 

 

 

Custom shape

When you define a custom shape for a selected symbol, you have to define

parameters

the following parameters:

 

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Enable custom shape

 

Enables or disables the customization of a symbol

 

 

 

shape

 

Shape Type

 

Used to select a symbol shape, the available types are

 

 

 

 

 

predefined symbol, bitmap, metafile and icon

 

Shape Name

 

Dropdown listbox automatically filled with available

 

 

 

 

 

shapes of the type selected in the Shape Type box. You

 

 

 

can use the Browse button to select shapes

 

Display name

 

Allows you to define where the symbol name should

 

 

 

 

 

appear (Center option is not available for icon shapes)

 

 

 

 

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1 Select a symbol in the diagram.

2 Select SymbolFormat to display the Symbol Format dialog box. 3 Click the Custom Shape tab to display the Custom Shape page.

4 Select the Enable Custom Shape check box.

5 Select a type in the Shape Type dropdown listbox.

6 Select a name in the Shape Name dropdown listbox or click the Browse button to browse to the directory where the shapes are stored.

General Features Guide

 

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7Select a display radio button beside Display Name. You can preview the symbol shape and format.

8 Click OK.

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You can bend a straight line.

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1Click a line in the diagram.

2Select SymbolFormat. to display the Symbol Format dialog box.

3Click the Line Style tab.

4Click the Corners dropdown listbox.

5Select a FRUQHUV VW\OH.

6Click OK to close the Symbol Format dialog box.

7Press CTRL while you click a point on the line in the diagram where you want to insert an angle.

This point becomes a handle.

8Release CTRL.

 

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9Drag and drop the handle.

The angle takes on the indicated style.

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You can straighten any line that has one or more angles.

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1Click a line that has angles. Handles appear on the line.

2Press the CTRL key while you click a handle. The handle and its angle disappear.

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You can drag a link symbol from one object to another.

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1 Click a link symbol in the diagram.

2 Press CTRL while you drag one of its attach points to a different object.

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You can use standard shadow, 3D effect, or gradient with the following selection of symbols:

Add shadow, 3D effect, or gradient to all selected symbols

Remove shadow, 3D effect, or gradient from selected symbols

Add shadow, 3D effect, or gradient to all new symbols

For example, in the following model, the Member table has a 3D effect and the Team table has a shadow.

General Features Guide

 

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1 Select one or more symbols.

2 Select SymbolFormat to display the Symbol Format dialog box. 3 Click the Shadow tab.

4 Select or deselect a shadow style in the Shadow Style groupbox.

5Click OK.

Standard shadows, 3D effects, or gradients appear or disappear behind the selected symbols.

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You can flip any asymmetrical symbols both horizontally and vertically.

For example, this diagram shows a triangle flipped horizontally:

This diagram shows a triangle flipped vertically:

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1 Select one or more asymmetrical symbols.

2Select SymbolDispositionFlip Horizontal.

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Select SymbolDispositionFlip Vertical.

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In the diagram, you can size:

a symbol individually

all symbols using the Grabber tool

 

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1 Select a symbol.

2 Drag and drop any symbol handle to the size of an area to be filled by the selected symbols.

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1 Click the Grabber tool in the Palette to select all symbols in the diagram.

2 Drag and drop any handle surrounding the symbols to the size of an area to be filled by the selected symbols.

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If you first select symbols then select the lasso tool, eight handles mark the larger area that contains the selected symbols. By dragging these handles, you resize only the symbols previously selected. You do not necessarily resize all symbols in the lasso area.

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When you define size preferences for height and width of symbols, these preferences apply to new symbols only. You can apply size preferences to existing symbols or to symbols that you have resized.

For more information on how to define size preferences, see the section Selecting format display preferences.

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1 Select one or more symbols.

2 Select SymbolNormal Size.

The selected symbol is resized according to the size display preferences.

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Adjusting symbols to text resizes symbols so that they display all the text they contain. For example, a rectangle adjusts its size to fit closely around its text. A table symbol adjusts its size to display full column names, or column codes, up to the truncation or word wrap length. You can define default adjustment to all symbols.

General Features Guide

 

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For more information on how to adjust the default symbol size, see the section Selecting format display preferences.

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1 Select one or more symbols.

2Select SymbolAdjust to Text.

All selected symbols adjust to the length and height of the text they contain.

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You can hide symbols for the following reasons:

Make a large model more readable

Show only the applicable section of the model graphic

Prepare a partial printout

Showing hidden symbols returns all symbols to their original, visible state.

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1Select one or more symbols.

2Select SymbolHide Symbols.

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1Select SymbolDisplay symbols to display the Display Symbols dialog box.

2Select the symbols you want to display among the different tabs.

3Click OK.

For more information on the display of symbols in the diagram, see the section Selecting object view display preferences.

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You can manipulate grouped symbols as if they were a single symbol. For example, you can move and size grouped symbols in a single operation.

 

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Ungrouping symbols returns them to their original, individually selectable state.

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1 Select one or more symbols.

2 Select SymbolGroup.

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1 Select a group of symbols.

2 Select SymbolUngroup.

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If you protect a symbol, you cannot select or modify it. Unprotecting symbols returns all symbols in the model to their original, modifiable state.

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1 Select one or more symbols.

2 Select SymbolProtect Symbols.

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Select SymbolUnprotect Symbols.

General Features Guide

 

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You can change the arrangement of selected symbols as follows:

Snap to grid

Auto layout

Drag to a new location

Align

Set line disposition

Center

Arrange connectors

Arrange attach points

Arrange attached text

Overlap

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You can align objects in your model using the Snap to Grid function. When you use Snap to Grid, all new objects that you create, and all objects that you move within a diagram, are automatically aligned to the points on the grid. This improves the visual appeal of your models.

You can rearrange selected objects or all objects in the model. You can choose to visualize the grid in a diagram, or keep it hidden from view.

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1Select ToolsDisplay Preferences to display the Display Preferences dialog box.

2Select the Snap to grid check box.

When you create new objects or move existing objects within the diagram, they will be automatically positioned on the grid.

3Select the size of grid in the Size box.

The greater the value you enter in the Size box, the larger the space will be between points on the grid.

4Select the Display check box if you want to visualize the grid in the diagram.

 

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5 Click OK.

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The auto-layout function automatically rearranges symbols in a diagram. The symbols are arranged in horizontal rows from left to right, according to the way they are currently positioned in the diagram.

You can rearrange selected symbols or all symbols in the diagram.

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1 Select one or more symbols.

2 Select SymbolAuto-Layout.

The symbols are arranged horizontally in rows.

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1 Select all symbols by double-clicking the Pointer tool. 2 Select SymbolAuto-Layout.

All the symbols are arranged horizontally in rows.

General Features Guide

 

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You align selected symbols in relation to each other.

You can align symbols from a menu, or using a tool, as follows:

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Left

 

Aligns left borders of selected symbols with

 

 

leftmost selected symbol

Center on vertical axis

 

Centers selected symbols on the most central

 

 

 

selected symbol

Right

 

Aligns right borders of selected symbols with

 

 

 

rightmost selected symbol

Same width

Stretches selected symbols to the width of the

 

 

selection area (from the leftmost symbol to the

 

 

rightmost symbol)

Evenly space

 

Assigns equal space between at least three

 

horizontally

 

symbols on a horizontal axis

Top

 

Aligns tops of selected symbols with topmost

 

 

 

selected symbol

Center on horizontal

 

Centers selected symbols on the most central

 

axis

 

selected symbol

Bottom

 

Aligns bottom selected symbols with lowest

 

 

 

selected symbol

Same height

Stretches selected symbols to the height of the

 

 

selection area (from the topmost symbol to the

 

 

lowest symbol)

Evenly space vertically

 

Assigns equal space between at least three

 

 

 

symbols on a vertical axis

 

 

 

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1 Select one or more symbols.

2 Select SymbolAlignDOLJQPHQW LWHP.

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You can also select a symbol and press one of the keyboard arrow to move the symbol accordingly.

 

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