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Local Paths Dialog

Using the Local Paths dialog, you can set up local paths for a single user on a particular machine. For a description of the use of Local Paths, see the Local Paths topic.

Access     Settings | Local Directories and Paths

Options

Field/Option/Button

Action

See also

Path

Enter the path of the local directory in the file system (for example, d:\java\source).

 

 

ID

Enter the shared ID that is substituted for the Local Path (for example, JAVA_SRC).

 

 

Type

Enter the type of path to apply to (for example, Java).

 

 

Apply Path

Select a path and click on this button to update any existing full path names in the model to the shared relative path name. For example:
 
d:\java\source\main.java     might become   %JAVA_SRC%\main.java

 

 

Expand Path

Click on this button to remove a relative path and substitute the full path name (the opposite effect of the Apply Path button).

 

 

Notes

You can also set up a hyperlink on a diagram to access the Local Paths dialog, to switch, update or expand your current Local Path
If the act of Expanding or Applying a path for a linked file will create a duplicate record, the process will skip that record and display a message at the end of the process
 

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