PhpStorm 2018.2 Help

Diagrams

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Use this page to configure the default visibility settings and layout for diagrams.

Content pane

Select the checkboxes next to the elements to be shown on diagrams.

Item

Description

Show Difference

Details

If this checkbox is selected, all the specified details of the elements will be shown in the UML class diagram for a revision. If this checkbox is not selected, only node elements will be included in diagram.

DB Diagrams

Key columns

For the primary key columns to be shown when a diagram opens, select this checkbox.

When viewing a diagram in the editor, use showPK on the toolbar to show or hide the corresponding columns.

Columns

For the columns other than the primary key columns to be shown when a diagram opens, select this checkbox.

When viewing a diagram in the editor, use showColumn on the toolbar to show or hide the corresponding columns.

Controls

Item

Description

Default layout

Select the desired layout from the drop-down list. Node elements in newly created diagrams will be arranged according to the selected layout.

Default scope

Select scope from the drop-down list. Specifying a scope helps you avoid showing in diagram the unnecessary hierarchies. You can define scopes for your project in the Scopes page of the Settings dialog.

Fit content after layout

If this checkbox is selected, then after applying a layout selected on the diagram context menu, all diagram elements will be resized to fit into the current diagram area. In diagram, use the icons graph fitContent svg toolbar button.

Do relayout when new elements were added

If this checkbox is selected, diagram layout will be performed automatically after adding new elements.

Enable colors

If this checkbox is selected, relationship links will be shown colored.

Last modified: 10 October 2018

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