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Import ArcGIS XML File

Support for this feature is under development, and in Beta stage.

Enterprise Architect can import XML files exported from ArcGIS, which is a suite of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software products developed by Esri.

Access:    Click on the target package in the Project Browser, then select either:

              Add-Ins | ArcGIS | Import

              Project | Model Import/Export | Import Package From XMI File: Other XML File Formats | ArcGIS
        Right-click | Import/Export | Import Package From XMI File: Other XML File Formats | ArcGIS

Use to:

  • Import Enterprise Architect Model elements from ArcGIS XML files


On the Import Package from ArcGIS XML dialog:



See also


Type in or browse for the name of the ArcGIS XML file to import


Create Diagrams

Select the checkbox to create Class diagrams under the imported packages


Strip GUIDs

Select to remove the GUIDs of imported elements, to create new elements

Deselect to update existing elements with the imported elements


Write Log File

Select to write a log of import activity (recommended)

The log file is saved in the directory from which the file is being imported, with the same name as the imported file plus the suffix _import.log


View XML

Click to view the XML before import



Click to import the ArcGIS XML file



Click to close this dialog



Click to display this Help page


Import Progress

Indicates the progress of the import


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