Element Tasks

This topic describes the following common tasks that you can perform on elements in Enterprise Architect:

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Create Elements

 

Create Elements

Add Elements Directly to Packages

 

Add Elements Directly to Packages

Use Auto Naming and Auto Counters

 

Set Auto Naming and Auto Counters

Set Element Parent

 

Set Element Parent

Show Element Use

 

Show Element Use

Set Up Cross References

 

Set Up Cross References

Move Elements Between Packages

 

Move Elements Between Packages

Move Elements Within Diagrams

 

Move Elements Within Diagrams

Copy structured or composite elements between diagrams

 

Copy Elements Between Diagrams

Copy Elements Between Packages

 

Copy Elements Between Packages

Change Element Type

 

Change Element Type

Align Elements

 

Align Elements

Resize Elements

 

Resize Elements

Delete Elements

 

Delete Elements from Diagram and Model

Customize Visibility of Elements

 

Customize Visibility of Elements

Create Notes and Text

 

Create Notes and Text

Link Note to Internal Documentation

 

Link Note to Internal Documentation

Set an Element's Default Appearance

 

Set an Element's Default Appearance

Use Element Templates

 

Use Element Templates

Highlight Context Element

 

Highlight Context Element

Make Linked Element a Local Copy

 

Make Linked Element a Local Copy

Copy Features (Attributes and Operations) Between Elements

Copy Features (Attributes and Operations) Between Elements

 

Move Features Between Elements

 

Move Features Between Elements

Notes

In the Corporate, Business and Software Engineering, Systems Engineering and Ultimate editions of Enterprise Architect, if security is enabled you must have Update Element permission to update element properties or delete an element

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