The Architecture layer scope offers a view based on the individual Layers within each Architecture model that exists in the current Application:
You can select a specific Architecture Model by using the Application scope and then choosing the required Architecture Model in the Aggregated by drop down:
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Accessing the Architecture layer scope
To access the Architecture layer scope, click the Architecture layer entry in the Investigation panel (if there are no Architecture Models available in the selected application, the entry will be greyed out):
Specific layers in ALL Architecture Models available in the Application are listed in alphabetical order in the Select Layers dropdown - by default the first in the list is displayed in the view:
By default, the perspective (how the data is displayed) will be set to CAST Taxonomy (the default layout configured by CAST Imaging and the only layout available) and Level 4 - you can find out more about the Perspective options in User Guide - GUI.
Navigating the view
Levels 4, 5 and Objects are available for selection when CAST Taxonomy aggregation is selected in the Investigate panel - these levels provide ever greater details about the items within the selected layer:
|Double click on node||Level 4||N/A|
Drill down to Vignette mode i.e.: Objects level + drill mode Children + Caller/Callee + Group by communities (depending on the object selected). See also User Guide - GUI for more information on Drill and Communities modes.
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|Vignette mode||Expand and investigate the selected object.|
|Objects||View source code of the object. See User Guide - Viewing source code.|
|Right click on node||Level 4|
|Single click on edge||Levels 4 and 5||N/A|
|Objects and Vignette mode|
Displays all the methods that are linked between classes and provides additional actions such as:
See User Guide - Using the Method view for more information.
|Double click on edge||Levels 4 and 5, Objects and Vignette|