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EA_OnPreDeleteAttribute notifies Add-Ins that an attribute is to be deleted from the model. It enables Add-Ins to permit or deny deletion of the attribute.

This event occurs when a user attempts to permanently delete an attribute from the Project Browser. The notification is provided immediately before the attribute is deleted, so that the Add-In can disable deletion of the attribute.


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

The EA_OnPreDeleteAttribute function syntax contains these parameters.



See also



Direction: IN

Description: Contains this EventProperty object for the attribute to be deleted:

  • AttributeID: A long value corresponding to Attribute.AttributeID

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 deletion of the attribute from the model. Return False to disable deletion of the attribute.