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Introduction To Environment Map

The Environment Map page displays a selected Environment Group.

Features of the Environment Map

Environment Map has the following features:

  • Colored lines between Environments with single connections.
  • Black, dotted lines between Environments with multiple connections with the same direction that have different Types:

    • Hovering your mouse cursor over the connection number will open a tooltip listing the Types.
    • Multiple connections can now be toggled to permanently display the Types.
  • Red, dotted lines between Environment Groups and integrated Environments.
Now, administrators can use Title Names Customization to customize the name of the Environment module where it appears throughout Plutora.


View an Environment Group

Edit the selected Environment Group by clicking Manage Groups. See Manage Environment Groups.

To view an Environment Group in Environment Map:

  1. Go to Environment > Map.
  2. Select an Environment Group from the Environment Group drop-down menu.
  3. Click View.
    Administrators can prevent users from viewing and booking Environments and Environment Groups outside their Portfolio Association by selecting the My Portfolio Association checkbox for the Restrict Site-Wide View of Environments user permission
  4. Click an Environment to see more information about that Environment:

    • The side panel now opens when an Environment is clicked to show the Technical Specs and Configurations.
    • Integrated Environment Groups on the red, dotted lines are not clickable.
    • Close the panel by clicking the right-pointing chevron.
  5. Click to select a new Environment icon.

    • Environments in the Environment Map can now display customizable icons. Icons can be chosen from the Environment Map or while adding or editing an Environment.
  6. Click the reset position button to reset the diagram to its original position.
  7. Manage Environment Map Display Options:

    1. Click to select the Environment Map Display Options menu.
      All display options are now found under a single menu.

    2. Click the Show Environment Names checkbox to toggle the visibility of the Environment Names:
      • Environment Names toggled on.
      • Environment Names toggled off.
    3. Click the Show Environment Group/s checkbox to toggle the visibility of the integrated Environment Groups:
      Environment Groups are integrated with Environments from the Integrated with field when adding or editing an Environment.

      • Environment Groups toggled on.
      • Environment Groups toggled off.
    4. Click the Show Connectivity Type Info checkbox to toggle the visibility of single connection types and multiple connection numbering:
      • Connectivity Type toggled on.
      • Connectivity Type toggled off.
    5. Click the Show Details of Multiple Connections checkbox to toggle the visibility of multiple connection types:
      1. Multiple Connections toggled on.
      2. Multiple Connections toggled off.
  8. Click View Full Screen to expand the Environment Map to the full screen.
  9. Press the Escape key on your keyboard to close full screen view.


Copy Configurations

Now, while using Environment Map or adding or editing an Environment, users can select one or more Technical Specs fields and copy them using right click copy, Control + C, or Apple Key + C.

To copy the components:

  1. Go to Environment > Map.
  2. Select an Environment Group from the Environment Group drop-down menu.
  3. Click View.
  4. Click the copy button. Copy button
  5. Paste the copied Technical Specs component data can now be pasted into another application or document.
    When pasted, the component data looks like this.


To copy the version number only:

  1. Go to Environment > Map.
  2. Select an Environment Group from the Environment Group drop-down menu.
  3. Click View.
  4. Click Version.
  5. Press CTRL+C (for Windows) or the Apple Key + C (for Macs).
  6. Paste the version number into another application or document.


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Updated on October 22, 2020