You can dock the References dialog to the top or bottom edge of the application window.
When on, displays a tree that shows the active file and references that are directly attached to it. References that have other references attached to them (nested references) are listed in black text, and references that do not have attached references are listed in gray text.
If a reference in the hierarchy has a nesting depth value of 1 or more, you can:
When the tree is turned off, you can use the arrow button next to the Show Hierarchy icon to list the active file and any references that are directly attached to it. As in the tree, if you choose a reference that has attached references, the References list box updates to include only the references that are attached to the selected reference.
|Reload Reference||Reloads and redraws a reference, which lets you see changes that have been made to the referenced model since it was last attached or reloaded.|
|Set Reference Presentation||Shows options for displaying references.|
|Hilite Mode||Controls whether the selected references are highlighted and surrounded by a border.|
|References list box|| Lists the references attached to the active model
file, or to the nested reference selected in the hierarchy.
For each reference, these columns are displayed by default:
Displays and controls settings for a selected reference.
|Tools menu||The Tools menu provides tools for working with references. Many of the tools can also be accessed by right-clicking on a References list box item.|
|Tools > Reload||Reloads and redraws a reference, which lets you see changes that have been made to the referenced model since it was last attached or reloaded.|
|Tools > Reload All||Reloads and redraws all references, which lets you see changes that have been made to the referenced models since they were last attached or reloaded.|
|Tools > Exchange|| Opens the selected reference, retaining the same
|Properties > Attachment||Opens the Attachment Properties dialog, which sets attachment information for the selected referenced models.|
|Properties > Update Sequence||Opens the Update Sequence dialog, which changes the display order for all operations involving the updating of the view windows.|
|Properties > Hilite > Boundaries||Places a dashed border around the reference.|
|Properties > Hilite > Hilite||Highlights the reference.|
|Properties > Level Manager||Opens the Level Manager dialog.|
|Properties > Level Display||Opens the Level Display dialog.|
|Properties > Presentation||Opens the Reference Presentation dialog, which sets the display attributes of the selected referenced models.|