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Navigation Functions in the Topology View


Many familiar navigation functions are supported in the Topology window, and are summarized in Table 1.

Table 1: Supported Topology Window Navigation Functions



Drag and drop

Left-click an element, hold while repositioning the cursor, then release.

Select an element

Click a link or node to select it.

Select multiple elements

  1. Hold down the Shift key and left mouse button while dragging the mouse to create a rectangular selection box. All elements within the box are selected.

  2. Hold down the Shift key and click multiple nodes, one at a time.

One application for selecting multiple elements is creating node groups.

Zoom to fit

Click the circular button that looks like a bull’s eye in the upper right corner of the window to size and center the topology map to fit the window.

Zoom in and out

  1. Use the mouse scroll wheel.

  2. Click the +/- buttons in the upper right corner of the Planner window.

Right-click to access functions

Right-click a blank part of the topology map or on a map element to access context-relevant functions.


You can hover over some network elements in the topology map to display the element name or ID.

Resize panes

You can click and drag many of the pane margins to resize the panes in a display.