Set Default Behavior

The 'General' page of the 'Options' dialog provides several options for altering the look and behavior of the Project Browser.

Access Tools | Options | General

Options

Panel

Option

See also

Double-click On Browser

Shows Properties

Effect: When an item in the Project Browser is double-clicked, the item's 'Properties' dialog (if available) displays.

Opens Branch

When an item in the Project Browser is double-clicked, the hierarchy expands to show the item's children.

If there are no children, nothing happens.

Effect:

Opens Branch & Diagram

As above, but also opens the first diagram beneath the item, if applicable.

Effect:

Project Browser

Allow Free Sorting

Effect: Enables you to re-order elements within a Package regardless of type, within the Project Browser.

Order Package Contents

Show Stereotypes

When a stereotype is defined for an element, the stereotype name then displays in front of the element name.

You set the stereotype of an element in its 'Properties' dialog.

Shut down and restart Enterprise Architect to enable this change to take effect.

Effect: