Please note : This help page is not for the latest version of Enterprise Architect. The latest help can be found here.

General Tab

The General tab of the diagram Properties dialog enables you to define characteristics of the overall diagram, such as its title, version and modification date.


In the Corporate, Business and Software Engineering, Systems Engineering and Ultimate editions of Enterprise Architect, if security is enabled you must have Update Diagrams permission to update diagram properties.



Use to


Type the name of the diagram (defaults to the name of the parent package).


Type or select the name of the person who owns the diagram (defaults to the name of the person who created the diagram).


Type the version number of the diagram (defaults to 1.0).


Type or select the name of the stereotype for the diagram. You can define stereotypes to select here using the Settings | UML menu option, selecting the  Stereotypes tab and creating stereotypes with a Base Class of Diagram.


Automatically display the date the diagram was created.


Type the date and time on which the diagram was last modified (defaults to the current date and time).


Type any additional notes about the diagram. You can format the notes using the Notes toolbar at the top of the field.