Several kinds of graphical feedback are used to provide different kinds of information when editing and analyzing a CP-net.
A speech bubble is a yellow rectangle that provides context-sensitive information. Some speech bubbles appear automatically, while others appear after a slight delay after the cursor is moved over an appropriate object. For example, moving the cursor over a declaration with a syntax error will cause a speech bubble containing an error message to appear.
Speech bubbles are used to show:
To make a speech bubble disappear either click on it, or move the cursor away from the object with which the speech bubble is associated.
Status bubbles are color-coded bubbles that occasionally appear at the bottom of the index. Move the cursor over a status bubble to see the corresponding speech bubble.
Status bubbles have one of the following colors:
Some status bubble will automatically disappear after a certain amount of time. Red status bubbles will not disappear until you click on them
Color-coded auras are used to highlight objects with particular characteristics or to indicate different kinds of relationships between objects. Auras are associated with places, transitions, arcs, inscriptions, declarations, monitors, page tabs, and index entries, such as page names and net names.
Auras have the following colors:
The cursor icon changes to indicate which actions can be, or are being, performed. For example: