Element Menu - Project Browser

Right-click on an element (such as Class, Object, Activity, State) in the Project Browser to display the element's context menu.

Command

Action

Shortcut

See also

Add-In

Access the facilities of each Add-In currently enabled for the project

 

 

Scripts

List the scripts enabled for execution directly from the Project Browser

(Does not display if no Project Browser scripts exist)

 

Scripts

Properties

View and modify the element properties

 

 

Add

Create a child element and diagram (Classifier elements) or a connector to another element

 

Add sub menu

Paste Diagram

Pastes a copy of a diagram from the clipboard as a child diagram of the selected element

The Copy Diagram dialog displays, offering the choice between a shallow copy and a deep copy

 

Copy (Duplicate) Diagram

Rule Composer

For a Rule Task element, invoke the Rule Composer tab in Business Rule Modeling

 

Rule Composer tab

Attributes

Display the Attribute dialog ready to create a new attribute

 

 

Operations

Display the Operations dialog ready to create a new operation

 

 

Create Workbench Instance

Create workbench variables from the selected Class

When you select this option, Enterprise Architect prompts you to name the variable, which then displays in the Workbench window

Ctrl + Shift + J

Create workbench variables

Workbench window

Generate Code

Generate the source code for this element

F11

Generate Source Code

Synchronize with Code

Synchronize the element in the diagram with the source code

F7

Import Source Code

View Source Code

View the source code of the element

F12

The Source Code Viewer

Open Source Directory

Open the source directory

Ctrl + Alt + Y

 

Find In All Diagrams

Locate the element in all open diagrams

Ctrl + U

 

Locate in Current Diagram

Select the element in the currently-visible diagram

If the element is not in the diagram, this option is grayed-out

 

 

Copy RTF Bookmark

Copy a bookmark in RTF format to the clipboard

 

Bookmark

Linked Document

Create a Linked Document (Corporate, Business and Software Engineering, Systems Engineering and Ultimate editions)

Ctrl + Alt + D

Linked Documents

Delete Linked Document

Delete the linked document attached to the selected element

 

 

Add Custom Reference

Set up cross references between elements in a diagram and the selected element in the Project Browser

Ctrl + J

Cross references

Copy Element(s) to Clipboard

Copy the selected element or elements to the clipboard to be pasted into another package in this .eap file or another .eap file

 

Copy the selected element

Copy Reference

Copy a reference to the element to the Enterprise Architect clipboard. Select the appropriate sub-option to copy the:

  • selected element hierarchy structure (node path) or
  • node GUID

 

 

Move Up

Move the element up in the list of elements within this package

 

 

Move Down

Move the element down in the list of elements within this package

 

 

Delete '<element Name>'

Delete the element

 

 

Help

Display the Help topic for the Project Browser