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Use any number of custom tags during report generation

The report generator allows you to configure any number of custom tags for the entire project. 
In order to use these custom tags in an RTF template, the value of this tag can now be inserted in an RTF template at any point via the context menu [Project Constants>

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Posted in Document Generation, Enterprise Architect, Model Search

Modell-Suche Scripten

Sometimes a question can not be answered with a single SQL query. In order to still use the model search, the search can also be scripted.

We write a script (mySearchScript) and programmatically run through the model. In the script itself we can of course use SQL queries (myQuery).

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Posted in Enterprise Architect, Model Search

Important Permissions in EA and their Meaning

This article describes the at least necessary permission granted to an EA user. (more…)

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Posted in EA FAQs, Security, Teamwork

Diagramm-Objekt bei Doppelklick im Output-Fenster programmatisch selektieren und fokussieren

With the EA API we can do a lot of automation. For example, we can programmatically select one or more model elements in a diagram. Specifically, we select the graphical representation of model elements, the diagram objects. A frequently used application is to programmatically write information to the output window and double-click on a line in the Output window to display the model element in question in the Project Browser or in a diagram.

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Posted in Automation, Tips & Tricks

Formatted notes when using SQL in fragment templates

Fragment Template

A fragment template is an RTF template, which can be called from another RTF template. This increases the re-usability of the templates and the flexibility to generate documents.

When the template fragment is called, the ID of the currently edited model element and the ID of the package in which the model element is located or the ID of a diagram is passed.

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Posted in Document Generation, Model Search

* NEUES BUCH * Kompendium zu Enterprise Architect von Sparx Systems – Auflage für EA 13.5

In Kürze erscheint eine komplette Neufassung unseres Klassikers.

Kompendium
zu Enterprise Architect von Sparx Systems

Das Buch wurde komplett neu gestaltet.
Hier finden sie die aktuelle Kapitelstruktur.
Diese Auflage hat 352 Seiten. Es steckt allerdings mehr Inhalt darin als in der letzten Auflage.

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Posted in Enterprise Architect, Book Reviews, News, Trainings, Sparx News, Addon Products

Create new TFS Team Project using Visual Studio

This article describes the setup and configuration of a new Team Project within an existing TFS Team Project Collection using Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2015 (German).
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Posted in Development, Infrastructure, Configuration, Teamwork, Testing & QA

Create new TFS Team Project Collection

When your Team Foundation Server (TFS) hosts multiple team projects, you can manage them more efficiently by grouping them together and assigning the same resources to them. A group of team projects is called a Team Project Collection.

When you install TFS,

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Posted in Development, Infrastructure, Configuration, Teamwork, Testing & QA

Setup connection to TFS Team Project Collection in Visual Studio

This article describes the setup and configuration of a connection to a TFS Team Project Collection using Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2015 (German).
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Posted in Development, Infrastructure, Configuration, Teamwork, Testing & QA

Modeling Assistants Part 8

Automatic Connector-Style Application: This plugin made by our sister company LieberLieber provides the possibility to configure connector style information for a combination of connector-type, diagram-type, source and target element and all stereotypes, respectively. If this plugin is active and the user creates a link which is in the style configuration list,

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Posted in Enterprise Architect, LieberLieber Modeling Assistents