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Properties view

The Properties view is used to view and modify the properties of a currently selected model item(s). When you select something — e.g., in the Projects view or in the graphical editor — the Properties view displays the properties of the selection.

By default the Properties view is docked to the right part of AnyLogic window.

To show or hide the Properties view

  1. Choose View >  Properties from the main menu.

    The Properties view

The Properties view contains several sections. Every section contains controls such as edit boxes, check boxes, buttons, etc., used to view and modify properties. The number of pages and their appearance depend on the type of a selected element.

Bulk editing

You can simultaneously modify the properties of multiple elements, even of different type. When you select multiple elements, the Properties view displays the properties common for all the elements from the selection.
If elements have different values of some property, it is marked with the multiple values label. The values ​​of these fields can also be modified, and the change will apply to all the selected elements.

Properties view: keyboard shortcuts

There is a number of keyboard shortcuts assigned to certain commands that enable you to use the keyboard instead of the mouse when working with the properties view.

Windows macOS Description
Ctrl + Space Option + Space Open code completion window.
Ctrl + J Cmd + J Open code editor and highlight the code line corresponding to the currently selected code field.
Ctrl + Enter Cmd + Enter Perform refactoring of the element being renamed. Note that this command can only be invoked immediately after modifying the value of the element’s Name property field, i.e., before switching to other property fields or elements.
Ctrl + X
Shift + Del
Cmd + X Cut the currently selected text to the Clipboard.
Ctrl + C
Ctrl + Insert
Cmd + C Copy the currently selected text to the clipboard.
Ctrl + V
Shift + Insert
Cmd + V Paste text from the clipboard.
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