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Diagram Slide Show

The Slide show facility in the Model Views window enables you to create and run screen-based presentations of sets of diagrams:

When you run a slide show, it displays the diagrams in the folder in the sequence in which they are listed in the folder. After each diagram has been displayed, it is closed.

Access:    View | Model Views

Use to:

  • Create a slide show as a folder within a Views folder under a Model View node
  • Run a slide show manually
  • Run a slide show automatically with each diagram displaying for a period that you define
  • Display a slide show within the Enterprise Architect work area
  • Display a slide show in full screen mode
  • Delete a slide show

How to:

To create a slide show, follow the steps below:

Step

Action

See also

1

Under a Model Views node, click on the Views folder to contain the slide show

 

2

Either:

  • Right-click on the Views folder and select the New Slideshow option or
  • Click on the New Slideshow folder icon in the Model Views toolbar

The Create a New Slideshow Folder dialog displays

 

3

In the Name field, type the name of the slide show

 

4

Click on the OK button

The new slide show folder is added to the selected View folder

 

5

Dock the Project Browser window separately from the Model Views window.

Dock Windows

6

Drag the diagrams to be displayed as part of the slide show from the Project Browser into the new slide show folder

Organize the diagrams in the order in which they are to be displayed, using the up/down green arrows in the Model Views toolbar

To remove a diagram that is not required, right-click on it in the slide show folder and select the Remove Linked Item context menu option
 
The diagram items in the slide show folder are links to the diagrams in the Project Browser, not copies of the diagrams or the diagrams themselves; any actions you take in the slide show have no impact on the original diagrams

Model Views Toolbar

7

Close the folder

 

 

To define how the slide show is to operate, automated or manual, follow the steps below

Step

Action

See also

1

Right-click on the slide show folder and select the Properties context menu option

The Slideshow Properties dialog displays

 

2

To automate the slide show, select the Enable checkbox

To run the slide show manually, deselect the checkbox

 

3

If you are automating the slide show, in the Time field type the number of seconds that each diagram is to remain on display

 

4

Click on the OK button

 

 

To run a slide show of diagrams, either in the Diagram View or full screen, follow the steps below:

Step

Action

See also

1

Right-click on the slide show folder and select either the:

  • Run Slideshow option, to run the slideshow in the Diagram View
  • Run Slideshow Fullscreen option to run the slideshow using the full screen

The first diagram in the slide show displays

 

2

If you have set up the slide show to run automatically, you can leave it to display the diagrams as defined

You can also moderate the slide show using manual commands

 

3

If you are controlling the slide show manually, right-click on a slide

The following toolbar displays:
 
slidetool

 

4

Control the slide show using the toolbar icons and other aids, as follows:

  • Display the next slide - nextslide , ( Spacebar )  or ( # )
  • Display the previous slide - prevslide , ( ! )
  • Display the first slide - Firstpict, ( # )
  • Display the final slide - finalslide, ( $ )
  • Pause the slide show - Pause
  • Resume the slide show - Resumeshow
  • Stop the slide show - stopslide or, in Diagram View, right-click on the slide show folder and select the Stop Slideshow option

 

 

To delete a slide show, follow the steps below:

Step

Action

See also

1

Right-click on the slide show folder and select the Remove Slideshow context menu option

Enterprise Architect prompts you to confirm the deletion

 

2

Click on the Yes button

The folder and its list of links to diagrams in the model is removed

 

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