The cloudstep.io user interface is designed to work on mobile, tablets and web browsers on laptops and desktops. It is also intended to be intuitive and react in ways that make sense. There are a few tips to consider to make your life easier.
The colours of various icons you see are the same wherever they are used.
You can usually Drag and Drop elements onto each other. In the search bar on the right you can try finding things then dragging them onto an Explorer on the left. If the Elements are compatible you'll see cloudstep shadow the Explorer and you can drop the Element to create the association. This is how Relationships and Dependencies are created.
From left to right, the icons present in the toolbar perform a series of important purposes:
The browser is where you find model Elements and interact with them. You can search for elements by name and you can use some wildcard patterns too. You can for instance look for testco*va0* to find servers with specific wildcards in them. This lets you find exactly what you're looking for. Once you've found Elements you're looking for you can do one of the following:
You can Alt+Click as many elements as you like. When you start multi-selecting elements you'll see a green button appear which as a few options you can choose. This will process all of the multi-selected entries in the following ways: