Model Search Context Menu

You can select elements or diagrams in the Model Search and perform various operations on them, as well as simply dragging the item into a Team Review post.

Access:     Results pane, right-click on an element

Use to:

  • Generate reports from search results
  • Print search results
  • Copy and work with search results
  • Manage elements returned by a search


Menu Option



See also


Display the Properties dialog for the element



Copy Selected to Clipboard

Copy the selected item to the MS Windows clipboard so that it can be pasted to a document, spreadsheet or email




Generate an RTF report; you have two options:

  • Generate a separate report on each selected object in the Model Search
  • Generate one report on all selected objects

In either case, the Generate RTF Documentation dialog displays

If you generate the report using a custom SQL search, the SQL must include ea_guid AS CLASSGUID and the object type


Generate RTF Documentation Dialog




Create Search Definitions

Create Linked Document

(Edit Linked Document)

Create (or edit) a linked document (Corporate, Business and Software Engineering, Systems Engineering and Ultimate editions)

Ctrl + Alt + D

Link Document to UML Element

Edit Linked Documents

Linked Documents

Delete Linked Document

Delete an existing linked document

(Only displays if the element has a linked document)




Print out the filtered results



Clear Results

Clear the search results from the Model Search



Find in Diagrams

Display the diagram that uses the element or, if the element is used in multiple diagrams, display a list of diagrams to choose from



Find in Project Browser

Highlight the element in the Project Browser



Bookmark Selected

Bookmark the element



Delete Selected

Delete the selected element from the Model Search




Close the Model Search




Display this Help topic on the Model Search



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