Using Drag and Drop

The easiest way to create a connectionVine objects are linked to each other by connections. Vine shows an object together with links to all objects directly connected to it. between two objectsAll information in Vine is stored in the server database as named objects of different types. Examples: a company, a person, an event, a sales case. is to drag one of them onto the other.

Vine will help you to create a connection:

  • If you drag an object and hold it over a folded tree branch, Vine will expand the branch.
    Examples: any tree on the Tool pane or in an object’s Connections/FoldersA folder in Vine is a named group of objects. panes.

  • If you drag an object and hold it over some object in the History, Vine will open that object and you can continue dragging to any pane.

If you drag an object onto the currently open object, Vine will create a connection depending on where you drop the object. If you drag the object onto an object of a type different from the type of the dragged object, Vine will connect these two objects. In all other cases, i.e. if you drag the object to the Information pane, or to an empty space on any pane(normal or enlarged to a table view), or onto an object of the same type with the dragged one, Vine will connect the dragged and the main open object.

The target object of a drag and drop operation is selected in Vine. When the main open object is the target, its name is highlighted:

For example:

  • The target object of a drag and drop operation is the selected event:

  • The target object of a drag and drop operation is the main open object:

  1. Click one object from the pair you want to connect and drag it onto the second object. The target object will be selected with green color.

  2. A listIn lists objects are represented by small icons and object names. Icons help you to recognize object types. Press a keyboard character (a letter or a digit) to jump to the list item that starts from this character. The first matching item will be chosen, counting from the top of the list. with available types of connections (set by the administrator) will appear:

  3. Choose the appropriate connection type and click Select. The objects will be connected.