EA_OnPreNewElement

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EA_OnPreNewElement notifies Add-Ins that a new element is about to be created on a diagram. It enables Add-Ins to permit or deny creation of the new element.

This event occurs when a user drags a new element from the Toolbox or Resources window onto a diagram. The notification is provided immediately before the element is created, so that the Add-In can disable addition of the element.

 

EA_OnPostNewElement

Syntax:

Function EA_OnPreNewElement(Repository As EA.Repository, Info As EA.EventProperties) As Boolean

The EA_OnPreNewElement function syntax contains the following elements:

Parameter

Type

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Description

Info

EA.EventProperties

IN

Contains the following EventProperty objects for the element to be created:

Type: A string value corresponding to Element.Type
Stereotype: A string value corresponding to Element.Stereotype
ParentID: A long value corresponding to Element.ParentID
DiagramID: A long value corresponding to the ID of the diagram to which the element is being added
 

Repository

EA.Repository

IN

An EA.Repository object representing the currently open Enterprise Architect model.

Poll its members to retrieve model data and user interface status information.

 

Return Value:

Return True to enable addition of the new element to the model. Return False to disable addition of the new element.