UML Elements Toolbar

The UML Elements toolbar can quickly and easily insert UML elements onto a diagram, including Notes, text,  hyperlinks and diagram specific UML elements.

Access:     View | Toolbars | UML Elements

Use to:

  • Insert a variety of elements onto the current diagram






See also

New Element

Add a new element to the current diagram.  Displays a list of elements matching the content of the current Toolbox pages, with an Other option to list other elements

Space bar

Creating Objects

New Boundary

Add a simple boundary element to the current diagram


System Boundary

New Note

Add a new Note element to the current diagram



New Text Element

Add a simple text element to the current diagram


Text element

Diagram Note Element

Add a diagram properties note to the current diagram


Diagram note

Diagram Legend

Add a diagram legend element to the current diagram


Diagram Legend

New Hyperlink

Add a hyperlink element (web page, file, help topic) to the current diagram



New Note Link

Create a note link connection from an element to a note in the current diagram


Note link


  • You can move this toolbar to any dockable position and it retains that position in subsequent sessions