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Capture Current Work Environment

You can capture the current Enterprise Architect work environment in your shortcut.

Access:   File | Save Project Shortcut

Use To:

  • Capture the current Enterprise Architect work environment, to access the model at exactly the same point in exactly the same environment when you resume work

How to:

To capture your current work environment, follow the steps below:

Step

Action

See also

1

Open Enterprise Architect

 

2

Open the required project and work in it

 

3

At the point at which you decide to capture your work environment in a shortcut, ensure that:

  • You have opened all diagrams you require
  • If necessary, you have opened the Team Review, Model Search (with appropriate search term and type) and/or Relationship Matrix (at the appropriate profile)
  • The view you want to resume work on is the last one opened

 

4

Select the Save Project Shortcut menu option

The Save Project Shortcut dialog displays, showing a list of actions derived from the views you currently have open

 

5

If you accessed Enterprise Architect via a shortcut, the Target File field displays the file location of that shortcut

Otherwise, click on the (  ...  )  (Browse) button at the end of the Target File field

The Save Project As dialog displays

 

6

Browse for the appropriate file location and, in the File name field, type an appropriate filename

All shortcuts are .EAP files, regardless of whether the model itself is a .EAP file or a DBMS model

 

7

Click on the Save button to return to the Save Project Shortcut dialog

 

8

In the Actions when model is opened field, click on the Include All button

 

9

Click on the OK button to save the shortcut

 

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