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Pre-defined Searches

Enterprise Architect provides a range of pre-defined searches, grouped according to type. Each search is briefly explained here.

Access     Edit | Search in Model  (Ctrl+Alt+A) or (Ctrl+F) | Search Category and Search fields

(More descriptions coming soon.)

Common Searches

Search

Description

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Simple

Searches the Name, Alias and Notes fields of all elements for the given search term.

 

 

Extended

Searches many additional fields relating to the element, including Attributes, Operations, Tagged Values and Test Cases.

 

 

Element Name

Searches for an exact match against the element name, alias, method or operation; the default search in the Search in Model menu option in the Code Editor.

 

Code Editor Context Menu

Attribute Details

Searches for elements with attributes relating to the search term, including Tagged Values, constraints, and common attribute data fields.

 

 

Method Details

Searches for elements with operations and methods relating to the search term, including Tagged Values, constraints and common operation and method data fields.

 

 

Recently Modified Elements

Searches for elements that have been recently modified, anywhere in the project.

The search term relates to any common element field.

The default is to show elements modified in the last three days, but you can set an alternative interval by typing the appropriate number of days in the Search Term field.

 

 

Find Operations by Name

 

Searches for the use of a named operation anywhere in the model.

Operations

Find Attributes by Name

 

Searches for the use of a named attribute anywhere in the model.

Attributes

Find Package

 

Searches for a named Package in the model.

 

Diagram Searches

Search

Description

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Find Orphans

Searches for orphaned elements throughout the model, with the ability to filter on common element fields using a search term.

An 'orphaned' element is an element that does not appear on any diagram in the model.

 

 

Find Bookmarked Elements

 

Searches for elements that have been bookmarked, anywhere in the project.

 

 

Recently Modified Diagrams

Searches for diagrams that have been recently modified, anywhere in the project.

The search term relates to any common diagram properties field.

The default is to show diagrams modified in the last three days, but you can set an alternative interval by typing the appropriate number of days in the Search Term field.

 

 

Find Kanban Diagrams

 

Lists all Kanban diagrams in the model and identifies who created them, when they were created and when they were last modified.

 

Kanban Facilities

Statemachine Diagrams

 

Lists all Statemachine diagrams that exist in the current model, and their properties.

State Machines

Activity Diagrams

 

Lists all Activity diagrams that exist in the current model, and their properties.

Activity Diagram

Recent Statemachine Diagrams

 

Lists all State Machine diagrams that you have opened recently.

The default is to show diagrams opened in the last seven days, but you can set an alternative interval by typing the appropriate number of days in the Search Term field.

 

State Machines

Recent Activity Diagrams

 

Lists all Activity diagrams that you have opened recently.

The default is to show diagrams modified in the last seven days, but you can set an alternative interval by typing the appropriate number of days in the Search Term field.

 

Activity Diagram

Test and Verification Searches

Search

Description

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Failed Internal Tests

Searches for elements containing internal test cases where the search term is in any common Test Case field and the Status value is Fail.

 

 

Tests on Recently Modified Elements

 

 

 

Tests Not Run

 

 

 

Tests Not Checked

 

 

 

Passed Tests

 

 

 

Deferred Tests

 

 

 

Failed Tests

 

 

 

Recently Run Tests

 

 

 

Requirements

Search

Description

See also

Responsibility

Searches for elements with internal responsibilities/requirements where the search term relates to any common Responsibility/Requirement field.

 

 

Requirements

Searches for Requirement element types where the search term relates to any common element field.

 

 

Recently Discussed Elements

 

 

 

Recent Element Posts

 

 

 

Resource Tracking

Search

Description

See also

Resources

Searches for elements with assigned resources where the search term relates to any common Resource field.

 

 

Tasks Overdue

 

 

 

Active Tasks

 

 

 

Tasks Completed

 

 

 

Recently Finished Tasks

 

 

 

Tasks Ending Today

 

 

 

Tasks Starting Today

 

 

 

Authors with no Active Tasks

 

 

 

Project Status

Search

Description

See also

My Checked Out Packages

 

Searches for Packages that are marked as checked out by the currently-logged in user.