Compact a Project

After a long period of use and development, a project .EAP file might occupy more disc space than necessary. You can move the project to a local drive and compact the file to recover some of this space.

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Compact a project

Step

Action

1

If you have the project open, shut it down.

 

2

Ensure no other users have the file open.

 

3

Select the Compact .EAP File menu option.

 

4

Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process.

 

Notes

Always compact projects on a local drive, never on a network drive
In the Corporate, Business and Software Engineering, System Engineering and Ultimate editions of Enterprise Architect, if security is enabled you must have Administer Database permission to compact a project

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