Work On Objects In Search

You can select elements or diagrams in the Model Search and perform various operations on them, as well as simply dragging the item into a Team Review post.

Right-click on the required object to display the following context menu:



Not all options are available for a diagram.

Menu Option

Use to


Display the Properties dialog for the element.

Copy Selected to Clipboard

Copy the selected item to the MS Windows clipboard so that it can be pasted to a document, spreadsheet or email.


Generate an RTF report. You have two options:

  • Generate a separate report on each selected object in the Model Search.
  • Generate one report on all selected objects.

In either case, the Generate RTF Documentation dialog displays.


If you generate the report using a custom SQL search, the SQL must include ea_guid AS CLASSGUID and the object type.

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

(Edit Linked Document)

Create (or edit) a linked document (Corporate, Business and Software Engineering, Systems Engineering and Ultimate editions).

See the Linked Documents topic.

Delete Linked Document

Delete an existing linked document. (Only displays if the element has a linked document.)


Print out the filtered results.

Clear Results

Clear the search results from the Model Search.

Find in Diagrams

Display the diagram that uses the element or, if the element is used in multiple diagrams, display a list of diagrams to choose from.

Find in Project Browser

Highlight the element in the Project Browser.

Bookmark Selected

Bookmark the element.

Delete Selected

Delete the selected element from the Model Search.


Close the Model Search.


Display this Help topic on the Model Search.