Project Explorer

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1 Introduction

The Project Explorer shows the complete structure of your project including all documents inside the modules:

The Project Explorer consists of the following:

  • Project folder – contains settings and documents that apply to your project as a whole (for more information, see Projects)
  • Modules – contain settings and documents, such as pages, microflows, a domain model, that apply to this module (for more information, see Modules)

2 Performing Basic Functions

In the Project Explorer, you can do the following:

  • Filter – enter the name of a module, folder, or document into the Filter field to filter documents of the project and highlight entered text within the Project Explorer. When filtering by a module or folder name, all content of matching modules and/or folders is displayed. In addition, while focused on the Filter field, it is possible to do the following:
    • Navigate the Project Explorer using and keys
    • Expand a folder or open a document by pressing Enter
    • Clear the filter query by pressing Esc
  • Open the document – double-click the document to open it
  • Select the active document – click the icon in the top-right corner of the Project Explorer to quickly view the active document in the Project Explorer tree. By default the active document is always selected so you can quickly see where the document you are editing is located. You can change this behavior in the Edit > Preferences dialog window.
  • Expand all documents – click the plus icon in the top-left corner of the Project Explorer to expand all document and see the whole structure of your project
  • Collapse all documents – click the minus icon in the top-left corner of the Project Explorer to collapse all documents
  • Expand or collapse an individual folder – to expand/collapse documents in an individual folder click the plus/minus icon or double-click the folder
  • Perform actions specific to the selected folder – right-click the selected folder to see what functions you can perform. The list of functions depends on the folder, for example, when right-clicking the System module, you can only find usages of this module, while when right-clicking MyFirstModule you can add a page, add a microflow, rename the module, export the module package, copy/paste documents, and much more.

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