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Artifact Toolbox Pages

An Artifact is any physical piece of information used or produced by a system. In Enterprise Architect these are represented by the Artifact element, which can have one of a number of stereotypes to tailor it to a specific purpose, including internal operations and structures within the model as indicated in the examples. Artifacts can have associated properties or operations, and can be instantiated or associated with other Artifacts according to the object they represent. You can create an Artifact element by dragging an Artifact icon from one of several Diagram Toolbox pages, according to type.

The Artifact page of the diagram toolbox in Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect.

The 'Common Elements' page of the Toolbox also has a generic Artifact icon that - when you drag it onto a diagram - offers a choice of types of Artifact to create.

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