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Model Glossary

The Project Glossary enables you to set up a list of defined terms for your project, review the technical and business terms already defined for a model, add to the list, delete or change items, apply reporting styles to terms of specific types, and filter the list to exclude by type.

Access

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Publish > Documentation > Glossary

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Project | Glossary

Keyboard Shortcuts

Alt+2

Project Glossary functionality

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Add, delete and modify the Project Glossary entries through either the:

  • Glossary View, or
  • 'Glossary' dialog
Project Glossary View The Glossary Dialog

Separate glossary items by type; for example, Business terms and Technical terms.

Project Glossary View The Glossary Dialog

Define Markup Styles to apply to terms of specific types where they occur in generated document reports

Glossary Styles

Save the glossary in Rich Text format for inclusion as part of a larger project document.

Generate a Report

Create glossary terms and definitions from text in the Notes window, or from any 'Notes' or 'Description' fields that have the Notes toolbar.

Notes

Insert existing glossary terms into any other 'Notes' fields.

Notes

Notes

  • In the Corporate, Business and Software Engineering, System Engineering and Ultimate editions of Enterprise Architect, if security is enabled you must have 'Manage Glossary' permission in order to create, update or delete Glossary items; if security is not enabled, you can manage Glossary items without any permissions
  • You might include a Glossary Report in your project requirements or functional specifications documents
  • You can transport glossary definitions and glossary style mark-ups between models, using the 'Export Reference Data' and 'Import Reference Data' options

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