Flow Chart

The statement Flow Chart shows the structure of the program on a statement level in flowchart format.

To display the Flow Chart, in Application Discovery Browser perspective, from the Projects list in the central part of the Explore Projects view, select the project that contains the resource for which you want to generate a Flow Chart. For details on perspectives and their components, see IBM® AD Analyze Client Reference.

In the Mainframe Graphs section to the right of the Explore Projects view double-click Flow Chart to display the Flow Chart Analysis wizard.

The Available Programs area displays the resources available for graph generation. Use the Name field to filter the contents of the list. To display the full name of the resource type, click the white arrow button to the left of the dialog window. Select the resource for which you want to generate the Flow Chart then click Finish.

AD Graphs tab displays the generated graph. To navigate the graph, use the buttons in the graph toolbar, which is located in the upper right corner of the screen. For details, see Graphical Analysis Toolbar.

To show details on the meaning of the elements of the graph, use the Legend button. For details on the graph legend, see Showing the Graph Legend.

AD Graph Overview window presents an overview of the entire graph, which can be useful when you work with large graphs. For details, see AD Graph Overview Window.

AD Graph Inventory pane presents a list of all the elements in the graph. For details, see AD Graph Inventory View.

The Properties window displays the properties of the element that is selected from the graph. For details, see Properties View.

Use Export Graph and Print (from the Eclipse toolbar) to export the graph to a portable format or print it. For details, see the sections Exporting the Graph and Printing the Graph.

Flowchart element pop-up menu

Right-click on an element from the flowchart to display the pop-up menu.

The options available in the pop-up menu depend on the type of element that is selected from the graph. Options available for all element types include Show properties, and Filter. According to the selected element, Go to source option can also be available.

The Filter options in the pop-up menu allow the user to toggle on/off different elements of the graph.

For details on the options available for all element types, see Graph element pop-up menu.