Pass Parameters to Applications

When configuring custom tools in Enterprise Architect, by selecting Tools | Customize > Tools, you can define parameters to pass to an external application using the Arguments field.

Available parameters

Parameter

Passes

Notes

$f

A project name.

 

For example, C:\projects\EAExample.eap.

$F

The calling application.

 

That is, Enterprise Architect.

$p

The current package ID.

 

For example, 144.

$P

The package GUID.

 

A GUID for accessing this package.

$d

The diagram ID.

 

An ID for accessing the associated diagram.

$D

The diagram GUID.

 

A GUID for accessing the associated diagram.

$e

A comma separated list of element IDs.

 

All elements selected in the current diagram.

$E

A comma separated list of element GUIDs.

 

All elements selected in the current diagram.

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