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Open model dialog

Open an existing model by double-clicking on a file of the *.ADF type.

Look in

Enables you to select a drive or folder. The content of the selected drive or folder is shown in the list below it.

File and folder list

List of files and folders contained in the drive or folder you selected in the Look in box.

  • Double-click on a folder to open it.
  • Click on a file to select it to be opened.
  • Double-click on a file to open it directly.

Up one level

Opens the folder that is located one level higher than the active folder.

Create new folder

Creates a new folder within the active folder.

List

Changes the display of the file and folder list so that only the file and folder names are displayed.

Details

Changes the display of the file and folder list so that additional information, such as the file size, is displayed alongside the file and folder names.

Preview

Extract from the selected model. Shows the last saved contents of the ARIS Express model, which is available as an ADF file.

File name

Name of the file to be opened. In the file and folder list you can click on the file or directly enter the file name. The default file extension of models created in ARIS Express is ADF.

File type

File type that is displayed in the file and folder list. The default file extension of models created in ARIS Express is ADF.

Open

Opens the file displayed in the File name box. If a password has been assigned to a model, you will be asked to enter this password. Then you can access the password-protected model.

Cancel

Closes the dialog without applying the changes.