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EA_OnPostNewElement notifies Add-Ins that a new element has been created on a diagram. It enables Add-Ins to modify the element upon creation.

This event occurs after a user has dragged a new element from the Toolbox or Resources window onto a diagram. The notification is provided immediately after the element is added to the model.

Set Repository.SuppressEADialogs to True to suppress Enterprise Architect from showing its default 'Properties' dialog.


Function EA_OnPostNewElement (Repository As EA.Repository, Info As EA.EventProperties) As Boolean

The EA_OnPostNewElement function syntax contains these parameters.



See also



Direction: IN

Description: Contains this EventProperty object for the new element:

  • ElementID: A long value corresponding to Element.ElementID

EventProperties Class



Direction: IN

Description: An EA.Repository object representing the currently open Enterprise Architect model. Poll its members to retrieve model data and user interface status information.

Repository Class

Return Value

Return True if the element has been updated during this notification. Return False otherwise.

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