Import ArcGIS XML Workspace

If you have a Geodatabase Workspace XML Document (containing the ArcGIS schema) in the Esri ArcCatalog, you can import it into your ArcGIS model in Enterprise Architect.

Access    Click on the target package in the Project Browser, then select one of the following:

             Extensions | Import | ArcGIS
Extensions | ArcGIS | Import ArcGIS Workspace XML
Project | Model Import/Export | Import Package From XMI File: Other XML File Formats | ArcGIS
Right-click | Import/Export | Import Package From XMI File: Other XML File Formats | ArcGIS

Import a Geodatabase Workspace XML document

Field/Option/Button

Action

See also

Filename

Type in or browse for the name of the ArcGIS XML file to import.

 

 

Create Diagrams

Select the checkbox to create Class diagrams under the imported packages.

 

 

Hide System-Level ArcGIS Fields on Diagrams

Select the checkbox to hide these stereotyped attributes:

RequiredField
AttributeIndex
SpatialIndex

 

on these stereotyped Classes:

Point
Polyline
Polygon
MultiPatch

 

The RequiredField and AttributeIndex attributes are also hidden for the Table (Object Class) Class.

This option is enabled only when the Create Diagrams checkbox is selected.

 

 

Strip GUIDs

The Strip GUIDs feature is currently mandatory for ArcGIS imports, which means that elements are created 'as new' each time an ArcGIS schema is imported.

 

 

Write Log File

Select to write a log of import activity (recommended).

The log file is saved in the directory from which the file is being imported, with the same name as the imported file plus the suffix _import.log.

 

 

View XML

Click to view the XML before import.

 

 

Import

Click to import the ArcGIS XML file.

 

 

Close

Click to close this dialog.

 

 

Help

Click to display this Help page.

 

 

Import Progress

Observe the progress of the import.

 

 

Notes

The MDG Technology for ArcGIS is available in the Professional, Corporate, Business and Software Engineering, System Engineering and Ultimate editions of Enterprise Architect

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