Team Review Connections

The Connections option enables you to access other Team Reviews from other Enterprise Architect models, including models located on servers.

There are two methods of accessing other Team Reviews:

  • Through the Team Review Toolbar
  • From the Team Review context menu options.

Toolbar

To switch to another Team Review via the toolbar, follow the steps below:

  1. Click on the drop-down arrow in the Connection Options field in the toolbar.
  2. Select the appropriate model name from the list to connect to the Team Review for that model.
  3. If the required model is not listed, click on the <Configure Connections> option. The Team Review Server Connections dialog displays.
  4. Go to step 4 of the procedure below.

Context Menu Option

To switch to another Team Review via the Team Review context menu, follow the steps below:

  1. Right-click anywhere in the Team Review window and select the Connections context menu option. The Team Review Server Connections dialog displays.
     
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  2. In the list in the Connections panel, select the check box against the appropriate model name to connect to the Team Review for that model.
  3. Click on the Open button. The connection now switches to the Team Review in the selected model.
  4. If the required model is not listed, select the appropriate Connection Type radio button and click on the New button.
  • For a .eap file, a browser dialog displays through which you can search for and select the appropriate model.
  • For a model in a DBMS repository, the Microsoft Data Link dialogs display, which enable you to locate and connect to the repository.
  1. When you have selected and opened or connected to the required Enterprise Architect model, and returned to the Team Review Server Connections dialog, the model name displays in the Connection Name field and in the Connections panel.
  2. Select the check box against the model name and click on the Open button to connect to the Team Review for that model.

The Team Review now shows the discussion in the selected model.

For further details of the fields and buttons on the Team Review Server Connections dialog, refer to the table below.

Option

Use To

Connection Name

Verify the name of the selected model.

Connection Type

Specify the type of Enterprise Architect model: a local .EAP file (as above) or a model on a remote server.

Target Model

Verify the path to the selected model.

New

Create a new Team Review connection.

Delete

Delete the currently selected connection from the Connections list.

Connections

List all Team Review connections created. Click on the checkbox against the required connection.

Open

Switch the Team Review to the one selected in the Connections list.