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Information, HOWTOs, tips and tricks for configuring the Enterprise Architect tool.


New File-based Standard Repositories

Sparx Systems introduces with the EA-16 new standard formats for file-based repositories.

Posted in Configuration, Model Repository, Project Transfer, Teamwork

Simplified way of connecting to DBMS repositories

EA-16 offers a simplified connection to DBMS repositories is available as an alternative to ODBC.

Posted in Configuration, Model Repository, Teamwork

Finer control over User Permissions

Starting with EA-16, a new function for configuring user restrictions is available to allow more precise control of a user’s permissions.

Posted in Configuration, Security

Configuring AutoName using stereotype

If you work with automatic names, from EA-16 you can now use a stereotype in addition to the element type.

Posted in Configuration

Problems with standard-compliant connectors?

You want to model a standard-compliant relationship between two elements, but the Enterprise Architect refuses to do so with an error message?

Posted in Diagrams, Configuration, Tips & Tricks

Diagram Selection - No or Too Few Diagram Types

Sometimes it happens that in the dialog for creating diagram (Add Diagram…, New Child Diagram|…) or changing the type of diagram (Change Type…) the list of diagram types listed under [Type] (eg

Posted in User Interface, Diagrams, Enterprise Architect, Configuration, Modeling ArchiMate®, Modelling BPMN, Modeling SysML, Modeling TOGAF, Modeling UML, Tips & Tricks

Basics: Configuration Workspace (EA-14)

The basic configuration of the workspace recommended for Enterprise Architect.<...

Posted in Enterprise Architect, Configuration, Tips & Tricks

Basics: Configuration Project Options (EA-14)

The article is intended at beginners and advanced users alike and shows the basic configuration of project options recommended for Enterprise Architect.

Configuration Dialog for Project Options

Ribbon […

Posted in Enterprise Architect, Configuration, Tips & Tricks

Basics: Configuration Preferences (EA-14)

The basic config…

Posted in Enterprise Architect, Configuration, Tips & Tricks

Basics: Configuration MDG Technologies (EA-14)

The basic config…

Posted in User Interface, Enterprise Architect, Configuration, MDG Technology, Tips & Tricks