Overview: Working with Hierarchical Structures

There are numerous features that allow you to experiment with the way the system presents hierarchical structures, so that you can view information from different aspects.

Displaying Close-ups of a Structure

Displaying Substructures

Displaying Parent Structures

Displaying Whole Structure

Centering Selected Objects

Centering Root Objects

Displaying Paths

Suppressing Subordinate Objects

Displaying Subordinate Objects

Increasing Space Between Objects

Decreasing Space Between Objects

Using One Level Lower

Using One Level Higher

It is also possible to manipulate the appearance of hierarchical structures using the features offered in the View Options, Object Options and Line Options dialog boxes.