Previewing type structures

In this section, you will learn how to use Type Overview editor and related features to find and view most recent type structures.

  1. In main toolbar, find and press Open Type Overview command button.

    Open Type Overview command

  2. You can also press Alt+Shift+T keys or use the the main menu bar by selecting Navigate > Open Type Overview to run this command..
  3. Open Type Overview dialog should appear. Input ^system$ value in Enter class name or prefix: field.

    Open Type Overview dialog

  4. Double-click on the first proposal in Matching items: list.
  5. Type Overview editor tab with most recent system type structures should opened.
  6. Press Ctrl+End to move the cursor to the end of the editor content. Find putenv() method definition and move the cursor over the coloured annotation covering related region in left vertical bar.
  7. Hint window will appear with information about location of a file with putenv() method definition.

    NOTE: Source annotations with the same colour point to the location of the original Magik source file that contains related code structure.

    Type Overview hint

  8. Double-click on source annotation indicating putenv() method definition to jump to related code structure in the original Magik source file.

    Type Overview original element

Related concepts

Type Overview
Magik Editor

Related tasks

Opening an overview on a type

Related reference

Type Overview
Source Annotations
Open Type Overview Dialog
Type Overview Preferences