Working with the Domain-Specific Language Explorer
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The DSL Explorer displays several kinds of information in a tree view. For more information about most of the items in the DSL Explorer, see How to Define a Domain-Specific Language.
It has the following nodes:
Connection Builders. A list of the connection builders in the model. For more information about connection builders, see Customizing Link Creation - redirection.
Connectors. A list of the connector diagram elements in the model. For more information about connectors, see Types of Shapes and Connectors - redirect.
Diagram. A set of properties that define the diagram, and lists of connector maps and shape maps.
Domain Classes. A list of the domain classes in the model.
Domain Relationships. A list of the domain relationships in the model.
Domain Types. A list of the built-in and external types that are used in the model.
Editor. A list of Toolbox tabs and the items they contain, and validation settings for the model. For more information about validation, see Validation in a Domain-Specific Language.
Explorer Behavior. Settings that specify the behavior of the explorer in the generated designer. For more information about how to customize the explorer, see Customizing the Model Explorer.
Shapes. A list of the shape diagram elements in the model.
Xml Serialization Behavior. Serialization settings for the model. For more information about serialization, see Customizing File Storage and XML Serialization.