When you work with link charts, you can zoom in and out, move around, and select features. The sections below describe the tools available for navigating and selecting in link charts.
Once you've created a link chart with entities and relationships, you can explore and navigate the link chart. The following navigation tools are located on the link chart Diagram tab in the Navigate group, which appears when a link chart view is active:
A multifunctional tool for navigation. This is the default tool when you open a link chart. Left and wheel mouse buttons have built-in capabilities as follows:
Zoom in to a particular area by clicking and dragging in the chart extent.
|Fixed Zoom In|
Zoom in a fixed distance.
|Fixed Zoom Out|
Zoom out a fixed distance.
Zoom to the full extent.
Selecting features in the link chart allows you to highlight and choose a subset of features to use in subsequent exploration or analysis of your data. The following selection tools are located on the link chart Diagram tab in the Selection group, which appears when a link chart view is active:
Select elements by clicking them or drawing a box around them.
The Select By menu contains tools to select features in the link chart using attribute and spatial queries.
Show the Attributes pane. This allows you to view and edit the attributes of selected entities.
Deselect all currently selected elements.
Add connected nodes to the current selection.
You can also add connected nodes to the current selection in the link chart view. Right-click a selected node and click Select Connected.