3.2 Browsers and Graph Manager
Browsers are tools for viewing and editing the contents of the
projects in the repository and for manipulating the projects themselves. Through
the browsers the user has access to all available graphs and their currently
loaded elements, such as their objects, relationships, roles, and properties.
The Graph Manager allows inspection of the contents and links between selected
graphs, and exporting them to another MetaEdit+ repository.
MetaEdit+ provides four kinds of browsers for viewing
design elements. The Graph Browser allows you to browse the hierarchical
structure of graphs, and the elements contained in each graph. With the Type
Browser you can browse currently loaded elements by their type. The Object
Browser shows individual object instances and their properties. The Metamodel
Browser (shown in the Launcher only in MetaEdit+ Workbench) shows graph types
and the types contained in them.
often form the most natural way to find and open graphs, when the graph lists
presented by the individual editors accessed from the Launcher become too