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

Package Menu

Right-click on a View or Package in the Project Browser. The context menu displays, providing the following options:

Menu Option & Function Keys

Use to


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


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

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


Add new packages to the model.

Package Control

Submit packages to package control and version control.


Add a new diagram, element or another package to the current package.

View Package As List

Display the Element List, showing the elements contained in the selected package.

Turn On Level Numbering

(Turn Off Level Numbering)

Add a sequence number to each element in the package, based on the element's position in the package hierarchy.

For nested elements, the numbering indicates level; that is:



This option is only available for packages, and the numbering only applies to the elements in the package, not diagrams.

If elements are added, moved or deleted from the package, the numbering automatically adjusts.

Linked Document

Create or display a linked document for the package or view.

Delete Linked Document

Delete the linked document attached to the package. The system prompts you to confirm the deletion.

Paste Diagram

If you have copied a diagram from another package, paste the diagram into the currently-selected package.


Produce a variety of reports and documentation in RTF format.

Code Engineering

Perform Code Engineering functions.

Execution Analyzer

Perform build, run and execution analysis functions.


Import and export using XMI text files.

Transform Current Package

Perform a model transformation on the selected package.


Reorganize the package contents after making changes.


Bookmark all elements in the selected folder.

Find in Project Browser

Search the Project Browser for specific elements.

Copy Reference

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

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

Copy Package to Clipboard

Copy the selected package to the clipboard, to be copied into another package in the same .eap file or a different .eap file.

Paste Package from Clipboard

Paste a package from the clipboard into the selected package.

Paste Element(s) from Clipboard

Paste elements copied to the clipboard into the selected package.

Save Package as UML Profile

Save the selected package as a Profile.

Set View Icon

Change the display icon for the selected package (View level).

Move up

Move the package up in the list.

Move down

Move the package down the list.

Delete <packagename>

Delete the selected package and its contents.


Display the Help topic for the Project Browser.