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Drop Packages

When you drag a Package element from the Project Browser onto the current diagram, you can drop it into the diagram as one of a number of different objects, by simple selection from a menu.

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Other

Drag existing Package(s) from the Project Browser onto the diagram

Select Drop options

Option

Action

See also

Package element

Drop the Package as an element representing the Package in the Project Browser  (a simple link): in this case any changes to the Package are reflected in all diagrams in which it is shown.

Package

Report Specification linked to package

Drop the Package as a Report Specification linked to the Package; a Report Specification is a stereotyped Document Artifact element from which you can generate a report and view the report as a linked document of that element.

Generate Documentation Generate Report to an Artifact Element

Graph based on package contents

Drop the Package as a Pie Chart or Bar Chart that you can edit to graphically represent some aspect of the Package content.

Chart Elements

Matrix profile

Drop the Package as a Matrix Specification object.

Create Matrix Profile

Package as List

Drop the Package as a Model View chart element that lists the elements within the Package and shows the type (by icon), name, Scope, Status and Author of each element.

Define a Model View Chart

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