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Default Tools Toolbar

The Default Tools toolbar provides instant access to the most commonly used tools in Enterprise Architect, including file management, printing and technology facilities.

Access

Ribbon

Show > Window > Show Toolbar > Default Tools

Menu

View | Toolbars | Default Tools

Default Tools Options

Icon/Option

Action

See also

New Project  

Click on this icon to create a new Enterprise Architect project (as a .EAP or .FEAP file).

Shortcut: Ctrl+N

File Based Repositories

Open Project

Click on this icon to open an existing project.

Shortcut: Ctrl+O

Open a project

Save Current Diagram

Click on this icon to save changes to the current diagram.

Shortcut: Ctrl+S

Save Changes

Cut  

Click on this icon to cut the selected element(s) from the diagram and copy them to the Enterprise Architect clipboard.

Shortcut: Ctrl+X

Move Elements Between Diagrams

Copy

Click on this icon to copy the selected element(s) from the diagram to the Enterprise Architect clipboard.

Shortcut: Ctrl+Space

Ctrl+C

Paste

Click on this icon to paste elements from the Enterprise Architect clipboard as a reference on the current diagram.

Shortcut: Shift+Insert

Ctrl+V

Undo

Click on this icon to undo the last action.

Shortcut: Ctrl+Z

Undo Last Action

Redo

Click on this icon to redo the last undone action.

Shortcut: Ctrl+Y

Redo Last Action

Print Preview

Click on this icon to display the current diagram as it will appear when printed.

Print Preview

Page Setup for Current Diagram

Click on this icon to configure print settings for the current diagram.

Print Diagram

Click on this icon to print the current diagram.

Shortcut: Ctrl+P

Package Browser

Click on this icon to display the content of the current Package as a list of editable elements.

Package Browser

Project Search

Click on this icon to display the Find in Project window, to define, manage and run model searches.

Shortcut: Ctrl+Alt+A

Model Search

Technology List

Click on the down-arrow and select the active technology, to provide the appropriate sets of Toolbox pages and the diagram Space Bar context element menu options.

Manage MDG Technologies

Help Contents

Click on this icon to access the Enterprise Architect Help.

Shortcut: F1

Notes

  • The Cut and Copy buttons are only enabled when an item is selected on the current diagram
  • You can move this toolbar to any dockable position; it retains that position in subsequent sessions
  • You can hide or show the toolbar by clicking on the Show > Window > Show Toolbar > Default Tools ribbon option