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Presenting an overview


You can view the layered, hierarchical subsystem structure rooted at a node by creating an overview. The hierarchy is presented in an overview window. To produce an overview:

  1. Select a node to be the root of the overview.
  2. Choose Overview from the Navigate menu.

    A new Overview window appears, presenting the tree-like subsystem structure below the specified root node The root node is at the top of the tree in the new window. An Overview window presents a vertical ``slice'' of the hierarchy. The arcs that span levels in the hierarchy are known as level arcs. For clarity, the arcs within a level and the node labels are filtered in an Overview window.

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tex2html_wrap_inline4854 Tip: It's useful to resize this window and place it in a corner of the screen while you work.

tex2html_wrap_inline4844 Note: Overview window s do not support graph modifying operations.

James Uhl
Wed Jul 10 14:13:22 PDT 1996