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Richard Freggi

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How to make a custom toolbox removing unwanted elements?
« on: March 22, 2017, 01:06:13 am »
Hello

EA version 1310

to make a lot of conceptual/logical level diagrams quickly, I want to create custom toolboxes for the main UML diagrams in the standard EA UML profile (class, use case, sequence, etc.).  But the default UML profile is not available in the MDGTechnologies folder and most documentation is about how to ADD new toolboxes for a new technology, not how to REMOVE elements to the existing toolboxes for the EA default UML profile.

Can anyone point me to instructions to do this?  Thank you very much!!

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Re: How to make a custom toolbox removing unwanted elements?
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2017, 02:18:25 am »
Simply by not adding them to your toolbox. You can not change any existing toolbox, only create own new toolboxes at will.

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Re: How to make a custom toolbox removing unwanted elements?
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2017, 02:22:18 am »
Hi Richard,

You can't remove things from the existing toolboxes, but you can create your own toolbox with a reduced set of elements/connectors, and then override the default toolbox for a built-in diagram.

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Re: How to make a custom toolbox removing unwanted elements?
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2017, 01:19:38 pm »
Thank you Uffe and QWERTY,  but that is exactly where I'm stuck.  I can't find out how to make a new toolbox because the default UML profile is not available in the MDGTechnologies folder; also I cannot access its Toolbox Profile diagram. 

I can find the list of default toolboxes in the documentation, but not the list of their elements (with exactly correct element names).  So I don't have a standard toolbox profile that I could edit, and I can't make a new one from scratch either. 

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Re: How to make a custom toolbox removing unwanted elements?
« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2017, 03:01:28 pm »
I can find the list of default toolboxes in the documentation, but not the list of their elements (with exactly correct element names).

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Re: How to make a custom toolbox removing unwanted elements?
« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2017, 05:04:23 pm »
YES!  Thank you!!