Element Tasks

This topic describes the following common tasks that you can perform on elements in Enterprise Architect:

Topic

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Create Elements

Create Elements

Add Elements Directly to Packages

Add Elements Directly to Packages

Use Auto Naming and Auto Counters

Use Auto Naming and Auto Counters

Set Element Parent

Set Element Parent

Show Element Use

Show Element Use

Set Up Cross References

Set Up Cross References

Move Elements Between Packages

Move Elements Between Packages

Move Elements Within Diagrams

Move Elements Within Diagrams

Copy Elements Between Packages

Copy Elements Between Packages

Change Element Type

Change Element Type

Align Elements

Align Elements

Resize Elements

Resize Elements

Delete Elements

Delete Elements

Customize Visibility of Elements

Customize Visibility of Elements

Create Notes and Text

Create Notes and Text

Link Note to Internal Documentation

Link Note to Internal Documentation

Set an Element's Default Appearance

Set an Element's Default Appearance

Use Element Templates

Use Element Templates

Highlight Context Element

Highlight Context Element

Make Linked Element a Local Copy

Make Linked Element a Local Copy

Copy Features (Attributes and Operations) Between Elements

Copy Features (Attributes and Operations) Between Elements

Move Features Between Elements

Move Features Between Elements

Notes:

  • In the Corporate, Business and Software Engineering, Systems Engineering and Ultimate editions of Enterprise Architect, if security is enabled you must have Update Element permission to update element properties or delete an element

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