Visualizing dependencies 

Once you've created a Dependency, there are three ways of visually presenting that a Dependency relationship exists between Items: in the Items Table, Swimlane View and Timeline View.

Dependencies in the Items Table

Dependencies are also visually depicted on the Items Table. Circular icons are displayed beside the date of any item that has a dependency, outlining the total number of dependencies that that item has.

Dependencies in the Timeline View 

Dependencies are visually depicted in the Timeline View with circular icons depicting the total number of Dependencies (including Cross Roadmap Dependencies) linked to that Item. For example, B2 and B3 both have a Moves With Dependency with B. Therefore the circular icon to the left of B indicates 2 Dependencies.

Dependency lines appear when hovering over an Item that has a Dependency.  For example, B2 and B3 have a Moves With Dependency with B. Hovering over B will display lines to both B2 and B3.

NOTE: Dotted lines depicts a Blocking dependency while a Solid line depicts a Moves With dependency. 

You can also get a high-level view of your dependencies by rolling up these roadmaps into a Master Roadmap.

Dependency lines are only drawn when the Items that have Dependencies between them are both fully in view on the screen. If one is offscreen or partially obscured by a header, a Dependency line is not drawn. Similarly, Cross Roadmap Dependencies are not visually depicted with Dependency lines from within individual roadmaps, however if all applicable roadmaps are rolled up into a Master Roadmap and all Items are in view on the screen, Cross roadmap Dependency Lines will be drawn on hover.

Dependency visualizations can be toggled ON and OFF by checking/un-checking Show Dependencies from the Layout section of the Format panel in the Timeline View.

When Dependency visualizations are disabled, the circular icons are not displayed and Dependency Lines are not drawn on hover.

Dependencies in the Swimlane View

Dependencies are visually presented in the Swimlane View with circular icons depicting the total number of Dependencies (including Cross Roadmap Dependencies) linked to that Item. Dependency Lines are not supported in the Swimlane View.

Dependency visualizations can be toggled ON and OFF by checking/un-checking Show Dependencies from the Layout section of the Format panel in the Swimlane View.

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