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Relate an Element

Use relations to establish logical connections between various elements in your system. You can relate elements in both 'List view' and 'Network Graph' view.

Use relations to establish logical connections between various elements in your system. For example, build a hierarchical content tree relating trends to technologies, technologies to inspirations.

Create relations between elements

Open an element, either as a preview (stack) or the detail page. Scroll to the section "Related Elements". Relations can be displayed in two viewing options.

List view

  1. Choose a relation type via dropdown selection (if available).
  2. Select an element from the dropdown "Relate an element".

    Network graph
(Click on the "+" icon attached to the element node to display dropdown menus)
  1. Choose a relation type via dropdown selection (if available).
  2. Select an element from the dropdown "Relate an element".



Expert tip: Define negative and positive correlations between any elements in the system, using the relation types "Drives" and "Hinders".