Overview of Object Browser

Global Windows

Object display and operation in Object Browser

Popup menu of Object Browser


The Object Browser can graphically display object connections such as relationships between orders, orders and operations, Integrated Master Editor, items, and resources.
Moreover, the display of the Object Browser and existing charts and tables is coordinated, using the selected object as reference.

Object connections are visualized in the Object Browser, and the details of associated charts and tables can be checked while moving along objects.

 

Showing the Object Browser

You can show or hide the Object Browser by choosing "View" > "Object browser".


Configuration of the Object Browser

The Object Browser is configured as shown in the following figure.

The boxes of objects are displayed in the body.
The boxes are displayed on the left, on the right, or below according to the content set in the expression, using as reference of the object selected in the Gantt chart, table, or the like.

The control panel allows you to easily change the display of the Object Browser and switch styles. You can also display the Display settings property window.

The various buttons are used for chart and table operation linked with the Object Browser.

 

Showing and operating objects

Information about showing and operating objects can be found here.


Control panel

Control panel allows you to check the currently applied style, the left, right, and below expressions of each class, the display text expression, and display color expression.
You can open and close control panel by pressing the button in the upper left corner.


Style

The currently applied style is displayed.
You can switch styles by selecting another style from the drop-down list.

Class

This is the class that sets the left, right, below, text expression, and display color in the lower part.
The class changes in conjunction with the selected box.
Changing the class causes the left, right, below, text expression, and display color settings in the lower part to also change.

Pressing the button to the left of the class name causes the Display settings properties window to be displayed when the tab for the class is selected.

Left, right, below

These are the expressions of the “objects to be shown on the left, right, below” that are set for the selected class.
You can change expressions from the drop-down list box.

Text expression

This is the text string on the box.
You can change this text string from the drop-down list box.

Display color

This is the color of the box.
You can change the display color from the drop-down list box.


Buttons

Zoom in button

This button is used to zoom in on an object selected in the Object Browser on the linked chart.

Zoom out button

This button is used to zoom out of an object selected in the Object Browser on the linked chart.

Focus button

The focus button is used to select an object selected in the Object Browser on the linked chart and highlights it.
Select the object in a linked table.

Pin button

When an object is selected in a table or chart, the drawing of the Object Browser is updated, using that object as reference.
When pinned, the drawing of the Object Browser remains as is (pinned state).
Clicking the pin button causes the state to change to the pinned state, and the pin color changes to orange in the image where the pin is upright.
Clicking the pin button again causes the pinned state to be released, and the pin color changes to black in the image where the pin is on its side.



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