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Outlook Bar

 
The Outlook Bar organizes data in a tree structure, based upon the architecture's framework; the UPDM 2.1 Framework is shown as an example. Nodes selected from the Outlook Bar are displayed in the Content Pane.
 
Outlook Bar
 
1

Minimize

1. Minimize
Click the gray arrow box to minimize the Outlook Bar and increase the viewing area of the Content Pane.
2

Tabs

2. Tabs
These tabs provide different navigation options. By Viewpoint shows nodes associated with a specific viewpoint. A to Z lists nodes alphabetically. Quick Search provides a means to search text elements in the nodes.
3

Search Field

3. Search Field
Type search criteria directly into the text box; search options depend on the pane selected. In the By Viewpoint and A to Z tabs, it searches the node names. In the Quick Search tab, it searches on text in the records. The X icon clears the field.
4

Expand Tree

4. Expand Tree
The triangle icon expands and collapses the tree by level.
5

Viewpoint

5. Viewpoint
Name of the viewpoint, indicated by a unique icon: .
6

Node

6. Node
The name of the node. The parenthetical number (#) indicates the number of records in that node.  If a node is empty (i.e., contains no records), a number is not shown. The name in double angle brackets, <<  >>, is the base node used.
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Selected Pane

7. Selected Pane
The currently selected pane is highlighted gold.
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