Project Authors

You can define the people who are working on a project, such as the authors of specific elements.

Access Project | Settings | Project Types | People > Project Author(s)




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Type the name of the person registered as a Project Author.

If you are using a Windows Active Directory, you can select names from the directory; click on the button to display the 'Select Users' dialog.

You can also type a list of names separated by semi-colons; this enables you to define a group of people sharing a role, such as a team of Developers, Testers or Analysts.

Do not leave any spaces between the names and the semicolons.

Select Users


(Mandatory) Enter the role the Project Author plays in the project (such as Designer, Analyst, or Architect).

You can type a role name or click on the drop-down arrow and select a role defined through the 'Project Roles' tab.

Project Roles


Type any additional notes concerning the Project Author.


Add further Authors.


Add the new Author to the Defined Authors list.


Removes an Author from the Defined Authors list.

Defined Authors

Review the Project Authors already defined.


  • If you enter multiple names, Enterprise Architect adds them separately and in alphabetical order to the 'Defined Authors' list; if you then click on one of these names, Enterprise Architect displays that name only in the 'Name(s)' field
  • If you type in a role, this is not added to the roles on the 'Project Roles' tab
  • You can transport these author definitions between models, using the 'Export Reference Data' and 'Import Reference Data' options

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