The Visualization Workspace is shown when the Visualization Screen is opened. The workspace contains elements from database which are visualized as a graph. You can interactively manipulate the elements (for example move them). Example of a workspace:
Common operations in workspace:
Click on an element to select it.
Select more elements
Hold "SHIFT" and click on several elements.
Hold "SHIFT" and select (click+drag) a Workspace area containing one or more elements.
Press "CTRL( ⌘) " + "A" to select all elements in workspace.
Hold left mouse button on a selected element and move the mouse to move the element.
If a node has some neighbors which are currently not shown in the visualization, a node is not completely explored. This node is marked by a "+" symbol. Doubleclick explores this node and all neighbors are shown.
Click and hold left mouse button on the workspace (away from any shown elements) and move the mouse to pan the whole view.
Use the mouse wheel to zoom in and zoom out. Zoom center is the current position of the mouse cursor.
Other keyboard shortcuts
CTRL( ⌘) + A : select all elements in visualization
CTRL( ⌘) + F : open search tab in visualization and set focus on search field so you can start typing search string right away
CTRL( ⌘) + S : save visualization
CTRL( ⌘) + UP_ARROW : horizontal ALIGNMENT of selected nodes
CTRL( ⌘) + LEFT_ARROW : vertical ALIGNMENT of selected nodes
CTRL( ⌘) + RIGHT_ARROW : equal horizontal SPACING between selected nodes
CTRL( ⌘) + DOWN_ARROW : equal vertical SPACING between selected nodes
CTRL( ⌘) + MOUSE_WHEEL or SHIFT+ MOUSE_WHEEL : expand or reduce spacing between selected nodes
ARROWS : move selected part of graph in desired direction