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EA_OnPostNewElement notifies Add-Ins that a new element has been created on a diagram. It enables Add-Ins to modify the element upon creation.

This event occurs after a user has dragged a new element from the Toolbox or 'Resources' tab of the Browser window onto a diagram. The notification is provided immediately after the element is added to the model.

Set Repository.SuppressEADialogs to True to suppress Enterprise Architect from showing its default 'Properties' dialog.


Function EA_OnPostNewElement (Repository As EA.Repository, Info As EA.EventProperties) As Boolean

The EA_OnPostNewElement function syntax contains these parameters.



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Direction: IN

Description: An EA.Repository object representing the currently open Enterprise Architect model. Poll its members to retrieve model data and user interface status information.

Repository Class



Direction: IN

Description: Contains this EventProperty object for the new element:

  • ElementID: A long value corresponding to Element.ElementID
EventProperties Class

Return Value

Return True if the element has been updated during this notification. Return False otherwise.

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