Metric Types

Enterprise Architect enables you to add a metric type to the global list of metric types that can be added to any element in the model.

The global list of metric types displays in the Type field drop-down list on the Metrics tab of the Project Management window.

Access    Settings | Project Types | Project Indicators > Metric: New

Use to

Specify the metric types used when assigning metrics to an element

How to

To add a new metric type to the global list

Step

Action

See also

1

Select the Project Indicators menu option.

The Project Indicators dialog displays.

 

 

2

Click on the Metric tab.

 

 

3

Click on the New button.

(To edit an existing metric type, click on the metric type name in the Defined Metrics list.)

 

 

4

Complete the fields as follows:

In the Metric Type field type the name of the metric type
In the Description field type a short description of the metric type
In the Weight field type the default weighting to apply to the metric type
In the Note field, type any additional information on the metric type

 

 

5

Click on the Save button.

 

 

Notes

Although Enterprise Architect does not currently provide detailed reports on metrics within a model, you can use the Automation Interface or similar tools to create your own custom reports based on metric information you enter
You can transport metric types between models, using Export Reference Data and Import Reference Data

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