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

Grid Style Diagrams

From EA-16 on you can build a Spreadsheet, a Dashboard, even a Home Page for your model with the new Grid Style diagram.

Posted in Diagrams, Tips & Tricks


From EA-16, the new scriptlet element can be used to add dynamic aspects to diagrams.

Posted in Automation, User Interface, Diagrams, Tips & Tricks

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

New data exchange format XEA

From EA-16 a new data format (XEA) is available for the more efficient exchange of data between EA repositories.

Posted in Enterprise Architect, Import/Export, Project Transfer

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

New Model Patterns for Systems Engineering

The library of reusable patterns has been expanded in the EA-16 to increase efficiency and productivity in systems engineering.

Posted in Diagrams, Features

HTML Export läuft nicht im Browser? How to fix?

Do you know this picture? HTML page generated in EA and clicked on the View button and then nothing is displayed.

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Posted in Document Generation, EA FAQs, News, Tips & Tricks

HTML Report: Problem with display in current browsers

In the current browsers such as Edge or Chrome, the result of an HTML report is not displayed, the index page is frozen.

Posted in Known Problems / Workarounds, Document Generation

Problem with ActionPin type of CallBahaviorAction on models before EA 14

EA models created with EA prior EA 14 it happens that CallBehaviourActions that were synchronized with the ActivityParameters of the called Activity, the type of the ActionPin on the CallBehaviourAction

Posted in Integrity Check, Model Validation, News, Project Transfer, Tips & Tricks

Checklist for creating accessible PDF documents

In this article you will find a useful checklist of what you have to take into account when creating accessible PDF documents.

Posted in Document Generation, Tips & Tricks