Model (Root Node) Context Menu

The Root Node in the Project Browser is the Model element. You can have more than one model element. The first level Packages beneath the Model node are sometimes referred to as Views as they commonly divide a model into categories such as Use Case Model and Logical Model.

Access     Right-click on the Root Node

Options

Option

Action

Shortcut

See also

Extensions

Select this option to access a submenu of enabled Technologies on the system (for example, ArcGIS or TOGAF), each of which provides options for performing technology-specific operations on the Package.

This option is available in the Professional, Corporate and Extended editions of  Enterprise Architect.

 

 

Geodatabase Design for ArcGIS

Scripts

Select this option to list the scripts enabled for execution directly from the Project Browser.

(The option is not available if no Project Browser scripts exist.)

Click on a script name to run that script.

 

 

Script Group Properties

Add

Select this option to access the Add submenu; see below.

 

 

 

Rename Model

Select this option to display a simple prompt for a new name to apply to the current model.

 

 

 

Package Control

Select this option to access the Package Control submenu.

 

 

Package Control

Update Package Status

Select this option to change the status, phase and/or version of all elements and child Packages in the selected Package.

 

 

Update Package Status

Apply/Release User Lock

Select this option to apply or release a user lock on the selected Package.

(This option is only displayed when user security is enabled in Require User Lock to Edit locking mode.)

 

 

Apply a User Lock

Lock Package

Select this option to apply a lock on the selected Package.

(This option is only displayed when user security is enabled in User/Group locking mode.)

 

 

Lock Package

Apply Auto Naming to Elements

Select this option to apply configured auto naming conventions to existing elements in the selected Package.

 

 

Apply Auto Naming to Existing Elements

Copy Package to Clipboard

Select this option to copy the selected Package to the clipboard, to be copied into another Package in either the same project file or a different project file.

 

 

Copy the selected Package

Paste Package from Clipboard

 

Select this option to paste a Package from the clipboard into the selected Package.

 

 

Paste a Package

Find in Project Browser

Select this option to find a specified term in the Project Browser.

 

Ctrl+Shift+F

 

Expand Branch

Select this option to expand all items in this branch of the Project Browser.

 

 

 

Collapse Branch

Select this option to collapse all items in this branch of the Project Browser.

 

 

 

Import Model from XMI

Select this option to import a model from its XMI file to under this root node.

 

Ctrl+Alt+I

Import a model

Export Model to XMI

Select this option to export the model under this root node to an XMI file.

 

Ctrl+Alt+E

Export a model

Generate Documentation

 

Select this option to generate documentation on the contents of the model.

F8

Document Reports

 

HTML Report

Select this option to generate web documentation on the contents of the model.

 

Shift+F8

Web Reports

Diagrams Only Report

Select this option to generate a Diagrams Only report for the model.

Ctrl+Shift+F8

Diagrams Only Report

 

Copy Reference

Select this option to copy a reference to the root node to the Enterprise Architect clipboard. Select the appropriate sub-option to copy the:

Selected Package hierarchy structure (Node path) or
Node GUID

 

 

 

Delete Project Root

Select this option to delete the Model root node, after you have  already deleted all of its subordinate Views and Packages.

A prompt displays for you to confirm the deletion.

 

 

 

Help

Select this option to display the Help topic for the Project Browser.

 

 

 

Add Submenu

Option

Action

Shortcut

See also

Add Model (root node)

Select this option to create a new model root, without any subordinate structure or content.

A prompt for the model name displays.

 

 

 

Add View

Select this option to create a new View (Package) underneath the model root node.

The Create New View dialog displays.

 

 

Add Views

Add a Model using Wizard

Select this option to add further models using the Model Wizard.

The list of available Model Pattern Technologies includes the MDG Technology Builder, which creates a Model Package containing templates that you can use to generate a new MDG Technology containing a set of Profiles.

 

Ctrl+Shift+M

Model Wizard

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