The Explorer is the entry and management point of Signavio Process Manager. In the Explorer you can manage folders and diagrams, create new diagrams, export diagrams, generate reports, publish and embed diagrams and also edit your profile settings and administrate your workspace. Via the Explorer you can access the Editor, Collaboration Hub and other functions in the software.
From the Explorer view you have access to all tools that Signavio Process Manager offers.
The Signavio Explorer: Creating a new diagram.
The Explorer is structured as follows:
- The large central area displays the file content of the currently selected folder.
You can open diagrams in the Editor with a double-click. The central area also shows unread comments on diagrams as small speech bubbles attached to the corresponding files. Furthermore, you can switch between teh icon view and the list view. At the bottom of the central view, you find the activity feed and the diagram preview.
The toolbar with a dropdown menu allows you to access different functionalities. Read more in chapter The Explorer menu.
The search function is a useful tool to quickly find diagrams. In addition to the full text search, the advanced search option offers you a method to add specific search criteria. You can find a detailed description in chapter Using the advanced search function and smart folders.
The folder tree on the left allows quick navigation within your workspace. Read more at Working with folders and diagrams.
The notification and activity feed allows you to view and manage the history of a diagram and to modify notification settings of diagrams and folders. By pressing the space bar you can open the preview panel and the version overview of a diagram at the bottom.
You can customize the Explorer via the personal profile settings according to your needs.