One of the best views to show dependencies across or inside workspaces. 

One popular use case, is showing applications and processes that supports specific Capabilities like shown below:

In this example we see the capabilities in blue (this is our context), applications in orange and processes in blue (with globe). 

We can add additional formatting on top of this to highlight information from fields like Status (Planned, In Production, Planned Sunset and Terminated). See same view, with statuses on the applications. Salesforce is planned sunset, and webshop is Planned.


By default this view shows components and their parent-child hierarchy in horizontal lanes. Outgoing references are shown as circular items.

Note that with grouping applied the view behaves differently.

Context

Highlights the selected component and Workspace you are in.

Options at the top bar

Color by reference - Colors the references according to the color of the reference. Components are not colored.

Include reference parents - Includes the parents of references visualized

Show vertical - Renders the lanes vertically.

Show reference labels - Shows reference labels in the reference items, by default this is display text, but can be set to render the reference type in perspectives. See Formatting for more info about this.

Multiple workspaces open:

Without grouping - no effect.

With grouping - renders components and references across workspaces.

Grouping:

Changes the functionality of the view substantially. References are not shown, and the components in the dependency map are shown according to the grouping rules.

Limits on amount of components/references:

1000 components, if there are more the whole visualization will try to render compacted (with limited functionality).

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