Viewing entities in the canvas - Security Center 5.10

Security Center User Guide 5.10

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You can view an entity in a canvas tile from the area view or the report pane.

What you should know

All entities listed in the area view and some entities and events in the report pane can be viewed in a canvas tile, with the exception of the System entity (). Entities can also appear automatically in a tile when an event occurs.

If it is helpful for you, you can show more information next to the entities in the area view by customizing how entities are displayed.


  1. From the area view or the report pane, do one of the following:
    • To view a single entity, double-click or drag the entity into a tile.
    • To view multiple entities, hold Ctrl or Shift, select the entities, and drag them to a tile. This method only works if there enough free tiles.
  2. To control the entities, right-click inside the tile and use the tile menu commands, or use the widgets in the Controls pane.
  3. To clear entities from the canvas, do one of the following:
    • Right-click on a tile, and then click Clear ().
    • Select a tile, and then press the Backspace key.
    • (Empties all tiles) At the bottom of the canvas, click Clear all ().
    • (Empties all tiles) Press Ctrl+Backspace.


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