Topic Tag: Getting started MT

Quick draw

Quick draw will facilitate your future modeling experience. It is created to make you modeling faster and easier. With the help of the arrows surrounding the hovered object, you get suggestions of what objects are suitable to be placed around the already laid out object. The new object will automatically get a relation between them …

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Create repository

When you start 2c8 Modeling Tool the first view is the Repository Manager. Repository is the name of the storage space where your models will be saved. Create a new repository by clicking on the plus sign in the menu. Double click on the name to open the repository. If you want to go back …

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Create model

In the left panel you have an overview of the different model types (in the model tree). When you have created a new model it will show up in the model tree. If you are not sure about what type of model you should pick, hover over the different model types to read a brief …

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Add a description

Texts describing how e.g. an activity should be performed is explained and added as a description to the object. When models are published to the web the desriptions are visible in the side panel and in the pdf document that is automatically generated. Add a description to an object: Right click on the object. Choose …

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Create a document link

You create links for policies, templates and checklists. The documents become accessible to end users via the side panels and through lists and matrices. To link documents to objects, you must first create your document link. In order for anyone looking at the published material to be able to read the documents linked to your …

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Create a breakdown

To show processes on a more detailed level we use breakdowns. When creating a breakdown a link will be set up from the current object to a model where you can specify the process in detail. You can of course create breakdowns from other types of objects in 2c8 as well. Breakdowns can also be …

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Create a list

Lists are for displaying e.g. all positions or documents. By clicking on a position you can see its organizational affiliation and the process / activity it performs or is responsible for. A list can be combined with another list and then create a matrix to see the different relationships and connections. You can create lists …

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Create a layer

With a layer you can control, among other things, how the model content is presented in the published material. A layer is linked to one specific model type and an object type can only be linked to one layer. Layer is used to hide information and by doing so increase the readability. To create a …

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