Creating a New Diagram

A diagram is a visual representation of

The elements of your model
Their attributes and characteristics
How they are connected and/or interact with each other
Different diagram types show different aspects of the model and the relationships between elements.

Add new diagrams to your model

Step

Action

See also

1

Select a Package or View in the Project Browser, then either:

Click on the New Diagram button on the Project Browser toolbar
Press Ctrl+Insert
Select Project | New Diagram, or
Right-click the Package or View and, from the context menu, select Add Diagram

 

The New Diagram dialog displays.

 

Add Elements

Move Elements

Learn more about UML diagrams

2

Enterprise Architect provides a default diagram name, that is the same name as the parent Package.

Update the diagram name as required.

 

 

3

Select a category of diagrams in the left hand pane.

The list of available diagram types in the right hand pane is updated according to your selection.

 

 

4

Select the type of diagram to add from the right hand pane.

 

 

5

Click on the OK button.

The New Diagram dialog closes.

A new diagram is created as a child of the currently selected Package.

The new diagram is opened in the Diagram View, ready for editing.

 

 

Notes

When you create a Package, if you leave the Automatically add new Diagram option selected, the New Diagram dialog displays automatically