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General Tab

The General tab of the diagram Properties dialog enables you to define characteristics of the overall diagram, such as its title, version and modification date.

Access     Diagram | Properties > General

Use to

Define characteristics of the overall diagram




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Indicates the name of the diagram (defaults to the name of the parent package).




Specifies the name of the person who owns the diagram (defaults to the name of the person who created the diagram).




Indicates the version number of the diagram (defaults to 1.0).




Indicates the name of the stereotype for the diagram.

You can define stereotypes to select here using the Settings | UML Types menu option, selecting the Stereotypes tab and creating stereotypes with a Base Class of Diagram.


Stereotypes Tab


Automatically display the date the diagram was created.




Indicates the date and time on which the diagram was last modified (defaults to the current date and time).




Indicates any additional notes about the diagram. You can format the notes using the Notes toolbar at the top of the field.


Notes Toolbar


In the Corporate, Business and Software Engineering, Systems Engineering and Ultimate editions of Enterprise Architect, if security is enabled you must have Update Diagrams permission to update diagram properties

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