Opening an object

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You can open an object from anywhere that you see its icon, or from any reference to it in another object. You can also view an object's properties.

To open an object:

  • From the Library Explorer:
    • Double-click the object.

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    • Right-click the object, and then click Open.
  • From the contents of a Book object or Index object:
    • Double-click the object's icon.

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    • Right-click the object's icon, and then click Open.

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    • Right-click the object's icon, and then click Open In New Window.
  • From one-to-one relationship properties, such as individual fields; for example, clicking the Media object in the topic properties Web tab:
    • Double-click the object's name. This only works when the field is not disabled (grayed out) and is not a drop-down list.
  • From one-to-many relationships, such as lists of objects shown in a pane; for example, in the Show Relationships window:
    • Double-click the object's icon.

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    • Right-click the object's icon, and then click Open.