The Code Template Editor

The Code Template Editor provides the facilities of the Common Code Editor, including intellisense for the various macros. For more information on intellisense and the Common Code Editor, see the Code Editors topic.

Access:     Settings | Code Generation Templates

Reference:

Option

Action

See also

Language

Select the programming language

 

New Language

Display the Programming Languages Datatypes dialog, which enables you to include programming languages other than those supported for Enterprise Architect, for which to create or edit code templates

Programming Languages Datatypes

Template

Display the contents of the active template, and provides the editor for modifying templates

 

Templates

List the base code templates; the active template is highlighted

The Modified field indicates whether you have changed the default template for the current language

 

Stereotype Overrides

List the stereotyped templates, for the active base template

The Modified field indicates whether you have modified a default stereotyped template

 

Add New Custom Template

Invoke a dialog for creating a custom stereotyped template

 

Add New Stereotyped Override

Invoke a dialog for adding a stereotyped template, for the currently selected base template

 

Get Default Template

Update the editor display with the default version of the active template

 

Save

Overwrite the active templates with the contents of the editor

 

Delete

If you have overridden the active template, the override is deleted and replaced by the corresponding default code template

 

Notes:

  • User-modified and user-defined Code Templates can be imported and exported as Reference Data (see the Sharing Reference Data topic); the templates defined for each language are indicated in the Export Reference Data dialog by the language name with the suffix _Code_Templates - if no templates exist for a language, there is no entry for the language in the dialog

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