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Information, HOWTOs, tips and tricks on the features of Enterprise Architect tool.


Enable User Security

Enabling Security on an Enterprise Architect project allows users to login to a model with certain privileges.

To enable User Security on your Corporate Enterprise Architect Project:

  1. Open your project file in Enterprise Arc…

Posted in User Interface, Enterprise Architect, Features, Configuration, Security, Teamwork

Modell-Suche in Package-Branch

The Enterprise Architect model repository is a database. Databases can be easily queried with SQL. This results in a wealth of possibilities. A minor problem is recursions! See this blog article.

The structure in the ProjectBrowser – the model tree – corresponds to a parentID, which is stored in the line of the child. To create a recursive query here, we need recursive SQL, which supports some databases.

Posted in Model Search

Executable State Machine Simulation mit Java Script

The Executable Model Simulation in EA is a powerful tool. In contrast to interpreted model simulation, executable model simulation generates code, which is then executed. The currently executed behavior is then visualized in the EA.

Posted in Best Practices, Model Simulation

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

Show Element Notes in Diagrams

The article is aimed at beginners and shows how element notes can be displayed.

Show notes for all items in the chart

(all EA versions)

Open the properties of the diagram (for example, with the diagram…

Posted in User Interface, Diagrams, Enterprise Architect, Modeling SysML, Modeling UML, Tips & Tricks

Set Association Properties

Posted in Diagrams, Enterprise Architect, Modeling UML

Basics: Configuration Document Generation (EA-13/14)

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

To set the default settings, it is sufficient to call the dialog f…

Posted in Document Generation, Enterprise Architect

Diagramming

Inserts Diagrams into Diagrams

Basically, when working with the Enterprise Architect, diagram objects are never dragged from the Project Browser to an open diagram – with two exceptions:

  • a navigation should be created: pa…
Posted in Diagrams, Enterprise Architect, Tips & Tricks

Basics: Configuration Preferences (EA-13)

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

Configuration Dialog for Preferences

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Posted in Diagrams, Enterprise Architect, Security

Helpful links about document generation

Die Ressourcen hinter den folgenden Links können bei der Generierung von Dokumentation sowie der Erstellung von Dokument-Vorlagen hilfreich sein: