Element Menu - Project Browser

Right-click on an element (such as Class, Object, Activity, State) in the Project Browser to display the element's context menu.

Menu Option & Function Keys

Use to

Add-In

Access the facilities of each Add-In currently enabled for the project.

Scripts

List the scripts enabled for execution directly from the Project Browser.

(Does not display if no Project Browser scripts exist.)

Properties

View and modify the element properties.

Custom Properties
[Ctrl]+[Shift]+[Enter]

Customize the properties.

Add

Create a child element and diagram (Classifier elements) or a connector to another element.

Rule Composer

For a Rule Task element, invoke the Rule Composer tab in Business Rule Modeling.

Attributes

Display the Attribute dialog ready to create a new attribute.

Operations

Display the Operations dialog ready to create a new operation.

Create Workbench Instance  [Ctrl]+[Shift]+[J]

Create workbench variables from the selected Class. When you select this option, Enterprise Architect prompts you to name the variable. It then displays in the Workbench window.

Generate Code  [F11]

Generate the source code for this element. See Generate Source Code

Synchronize with Code  [F7]

Synchronize the element in the diagram with the source code. See Import Source Code.

View Source Code  [F12]

View the source code of the element.

Open Source Directory
[Ctrl]+[Alt]+[Y]

Open the source directory.

In Diagrams  [Ctrl]+[U]

Locate the element in all open diagrams.

Locate in Current Diagram

Select the element in the currently-visible diagram.

If the element is not in the diagram, this option is grayed out.

Copy RTF Bookmark

Copy a bookmark in RTF format to the clipboard.

Linked Document
[Ctrl]+[Alt]+[D]

Create a Linked Document (Corporate, Business and Software Engineering, Systems Engineering and Ultimate editions). See the Linked Documents topic.

Delete Linked Document

Delete the linked document attached to the selected element.

Add Custom Reference
[Ctrl]+[J]

Set up cross references between elements in a diagram and the selected element in the Project Browser.

Copy Element(s) to Clipboard

Copy the selected element or elements to the clipboard to be pasted into another package in this .eap file or another .eap file.

Copy Reference

Copy a reference to the element to the Enterprise Architect clipboard. Select the appropriate sub-option to copy the:

  • selected element hierarchy structure (node path) or
  • node GUID.

Move Up

Move the element up in the list of elements within this package.

Move Down

Move the element down in the list of elements within this package.

Delete '<element Name>'

Delete the element.

Help

Display the Help topic for the Project Browser.