Creating a New Diagram

A diagram is a visual representation of the elements of your model and:

·Their attributes and characteristics
·How they are connected and/or interact with each other

 

Different diagram types show different aspects of the model and the relationships between elements.

Add new diagrams to your model

Step

Action

See also

1

Click on a Package or View in the Project Browser, then either:

·Click on the New Diagram button on the Project Browser toolbar
·Press Ctrl+Insert
·Select Diagram | New Diagram, or
·Right-click on the Package or View and, from the context menu, select Add Diagram

 

The New Diagram dialog displays.

 

 

 

Add Elements

Move Elements

Learn more about UML diagrams

2

Enterprise Architect provides a default diagram name that is the same as the parent Package name.

Overtype this with your preferred diagram name, if necessary.

 

 

3

Click on a Technology type in the Select From pane.

The list of available diagram types in the right hand pane is updated according to your selection.

 

 

4

Click on the type of diagram to add from the Diagram Types pane.

A description of the selected diagram type displays in the field underneath this pane.

 

 

5

Click on the OK button.

·The New Diagram dialog closes
·A new diagram is created as a child of the currently selected Package
·The new diagram is opened in the Diagram View, ready for editing

 

 

Notes

·When you create a Package, if you leave the Automatically add new Diagram option selected, the New Diagram dialog displays automatically

 

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