Please note : This help page is not for the latest version of Enterprise Architect. The latest help can be found here.

Navigator Toolbar

The Navigator toolbar identifies the location of the Package you are currently working in, and provides options to change the focus to another level of the Package's branch, perform relevant operations on the Package, and locate other Packages in the model.

Package Browser Toolbar

Access     View | Navigator

Navigator Toolbar Options



See also


Click on this icon to move one level further up the location path, to the current Package's parent Package.




Click on this icon to move one level further down the Package's location path, to the first child Package under the current Package.




Displays a 'breadcrumb trail' of branch nodes under which the current Package is located. You can continue to expand the 'breadcrumb' path to show a branch of the child Packages contained within the current Package.

A double chevron (<<)  to the left of the Package path indicates that you have explored the Package branch to several levels below the current Package, and it is out of view to the left. Click on the chevron to display the current Package again.

You can change the current Package by clicking on the black arrows and selecting a different node or child Package from the drop-down list. At each node you can also open any of the diagrams listed.

As you select a Package or diagram, that branch of the Project Browser is expanded  and the Package or diagram you select is highlighted. This also sets the context for any tools and utilities you open to work on a Package.




In this field, type the name of a Package and click on the icon to locate that Package anywhere in the model, directly using the Model Search facility.


Model Search



Click on this icon to return focus to the Start Page.

Start Page


Click on this icon to display a set of buttons, each of which invokes a task or process that you can perform with the current Package as the focus or target.

These tasks include:

·Highlight the Package in the condensed, Package-only hierarchy of the Find Package window
·Display the Package contents in the Package Browser view
·Display the Package contents in the Specification Manager
·Add a Model Package to the current Package, using the Model Wizard
·Add a new child Package to the current Package
·Add a new diagram to the current Package
·Use the Model Search to locate a text string in the Package
·Use the File Search to locate files associated with the current Package
·Access the Portals View through which you can perform a wide range of other operations on the Package


If you right-click on a Package name in the 'breadcrumb trail', a context menu displays offering options to perform a similar range of tasks.





Edit Menu

Package Browser

Specification Manager

Model Wizard

Add a Package

Add New Diagrams

Model Search

Search in Files

Portals Facility