Adding an Entity

Last modified on September 13th, 2018.


    Adding a Timeline Action

  1. Within a 'Timeline Diagram,' ensure you do not currently have an 'Action' selected, and click the 'Timeline' icon in the 'New' tab of the left sidebar and continue to hold down the left mouse button.
  2. Drag the 'Action' timeline block over to the adjacent diagram canvas.
  3. Release the left mouse button while over the diagram canvas to the desired start time to drop the new 'Timeline' Action and add it to the diagram.
  4. Enter a meaningful name for your new 'Timeline' Action via the 'Attributes' tab of the left sidebar (focused automatically for convenience).
  5. Click the 'Save' button located on the toolbar to persist your changes to your project's database.
  6. Adding a Milestone

  7. Within a 'Timeline Diagram,' ensure you do not currently have an 'Action' selected, and click the 'Milestone' diamond icon in the 'New' tab of the left sidebar and continue to hold down the left mouse button.
  8. Drag the 'Milestone' diamond over to the adjacent diagram canvas.
  9. Release the left mouse button while over the diagram canvas to the desired start time to drop the new 'Milestone' diamond and add it to the diagram.

    Notice the 'Timeline' Action stays selected once it has been dropped. Since it is selected, the toolbar changes to include buttons for functions which can be used on the construct. The sidebar also changes to show the 'Metadata,' 'Attributes' and 'Relationships' tabs.

  10. Enter a meaningful name for your new 'Milestone' via the 'Attributes' tab of the left sidebar (focused automatically for convenience).
  11. Click the 'Save' button located on the toolbar to persist your changes to your project's database.

 

* Note: The above process describes using the 'New' tab of the left sidebar, which automatically generates a new entity to represent each new block. If you would like to reuse existing entities from your database in your diagram, use the 'Existing' tab instead.

Adding an Entity

Last modified on September 13th, 2018. 


    Adding a Timeline Action

  1. Within a ‘Timeline Diagram,’ ensure you do not currently have an ‘Action’ selected, and click the ‘Timeline’ icon in the ‘New’ tab of the left sidebar and continue to hold down the left mouse button.
  2. Drag the ‘Action’ timeline block over to the adjacent diagram canvas.
  3. Release the left mouse button while over the diagram canvas to the desired start time to drop the new ‘Timeline’ Action and add it to the diagram.
  4. Enter a meaningful name for your new ‘Timeline’ Action via the ‘Attributes’ tab of the left sidebar (focused automatically for convenience).
  5. Click the ‘Save’ button located on the toolbar to persist your changes to your project’s database.
  6. Adding a Milestone

  7. Within a ‘Timeline Diagram,’ ensure you do not currently have an ‘Action’ selected, and click the ‘Milestone’ diamond icon in the ‘New’ tab of the left sidebar and continue to hold down the left mouse button.
  8. Drag the ‘Milestone’ diamond over to the adjacent diagram canvas.
  9. Release the left mouse button while over the diagram canvas to the desired start time to drop the new ‘Milestone’ diamond and add it to the diagram.

    Notice the ‘Timeline’ Action stays selected once it has been dropped. Since it is selected, the toolbar changes to include buttons for functions which can be used on the construct. The sidebar also changes to show the ‘Metadata,’ ‘Attributes’ and ‘Relationships’ tabs.

  10. Enter a meaningful name for your new ‘Milestone’ via the ‘Attributes’ tab of the left sidebar (focused automatically for convenience).
  11. Click the ‘Save’ button located on the toolbar to persist your changes to your project’s database.

 

* Note: The above process describes using the ‘New’ tab of the left sidebar, which automatically generates a new entity to represent each new block. If you would like to reuse existing entities from your database in your diagram, use the ‘Existing’ tab instead.