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


The View menu enables you to display and/or focus on each of the windows or toolbars, and to set the visual style of your Enterprise Architect workspace.

Access:    View




See also

Workspace Layouts

Show the Workspace Layout dialog for changing the content and layout of the Enterprise Architect workspace


Manage Workspace Layout

Learning Center

Show the Learning Center, providing context-specific help topics, online resources and facilities in a number of specific work areas in Enterprise Architect

Ctrl + Shift + 9

Learning Center

Project Browser

Display the Project Browser, for browsing and exploring your model; this displays the hierarchical arrangement of packages, elements and features within the model

Alt + 0

The Project Browser

Package Browser

Display the elements of the current package in the Package Browser, as a context-sensitive, editable table

Ctrl + Alt + R

Package Browser

Model Views

Show the Model Views window, through which you can create filtered views of selected areas or aspects of your model

Ctrl + Shift + 5

Model Views

More Project Tools

Display a submenu containing options for the Resources and Project Information windows, and the internal Web Browser


View Submenus

Personal Information

Display the Personal Information window, which enables you to email project team members and report on the work and tasks assigned to you


Personal Information

Team Review

Show the Team Review window, the portal for a discussion forum within your development team community

Ctrl + Alt + U

Team Review Tools

Task Allocations

Show the Project Task Allocation window, through which you  manage work tasks allocated within the project and run  reports on the components associated with the  tasks


Project Task Allocation

Project Calendar

Display the Calendar, to monitor work across the project in terms of the resources involved, the tasks being performed, the events occurring and the elements being worked on


Project Calendar

Diagram Toolbox

Show the Diagram Toolbox, a panel of icons for creating elements and connectors on a diagram; there are pages of icons for each UML, Extended and MDG Technology diagram type

Alt + 5

Diagram Toolbox

Diagram Filters

Display the Diagram Filters window, for selecting the elements to show or hide on a diagram


Diagram Filters

Diagram Layout

Display the Layout Tools window, for reformatting your diagram in one of a range of layouts


Layout Diagrams

Pan and Zoom

Display the Pan & Zoom window for panning across a diagram to display sections at greater magnification

Ctrl + Shift + N

The Pan & Zoom Window

Element Properties

Show the Properties window for the selected element, which provides an editable table of the common properties of the selected element

Alt + 1

Properties Window


List a selected element's connectors on the Relationships window

Ctrl + Shift + 2

The Relationships Window


Show the Traceability window, for tracing the relationships of an element through the model

Ctrl + Shift + 4

The Traceability Window

More Element Tools

Display a submenu containing options for the Scenarios & Requirements, Element Browser, Project Management, Maintenance, Testing and Source Code windows


View Submenus

Relationship Matrix

Display the Relationship Matrix, to cross reference elements to each other by connector type


Relationship Matrix

Gap Analysis Matrix

Display the Gap Analysis Matrix to analyze model artifacts for potential gaps in the solution


Gap Analysis Matrix


Show the Notes window, to create and review the explanatory text on a diagram, element, feature or connector

Ctrl + Shift + 1


Tagged Values

Show the Tagged Values window, to add further properties to a modeling object beyond those supported by UML

Ctrl + Shift + 6

Tagged Values

System Output

Show the Output window

Ctrl + Shift + 8

The System Output Window


Show the Scripting window




Show or hide individual toolbars


View Submenus

Visual Style

Set the Visual Style and a number of other display options


View Submenus