EA_OnPreNewConnector notifies Add-Ins that a new connector is about to be created on a diagram. It enables Add-Ins to permit or deny creation of a new connector.

This event occurs when a user drags a new connector from the Toolbox or Resources window, onto a diagram. The notification is provided immediately before the connector is created, so that the Add-In can disable addition of the connector.


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

The EA_OnPreNewConnector function syntax contains these elements:



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Direction: IN

Description: Contains these EventProperty objects for the connector to be created:

  • Type: A string value corresponding to Connector.Type
  • Subtype: A string value corresponding to Connector.Subtype
  • Stereotype: A string value corresponding to Connector.Stereotype
  • ClientID: A long value corresponding to Connector.ClientID
  • SupplierID: A long value corresponding to Connector.SupplierID
  • DiagramID: A long value corresponding to Connector.DiagramID

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 to enable addition of the new connector to the model. Return False to disable addition of the new connector.

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