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

Main Menu

The Enterprise Architect Main Menu, at the top of the Enterprise Architect workspace, opens a range of subordinate menus that provide mouse-driven access to many high-level functions related to the project life cycle, as well as administration functions.

Each subordinate menu is described in the following table:


See Also

File - provides options to create, open, close and save projects, and also to perform print tasks


Edit - provides a range of functions to apply to diagram elements for the currently open diagram or view


View - enables you to display each of the windows or toolbars, and to set the visual style of your Enterprise Architect workspace


Project - provides access to tasks related to the management of your project, such as adding to the project structure, importing and exporting data, generating documentation, version control and security


Diagram - enables you to configure diagram properties and options and to save diagram images to file


Element - provides options to configure and access element features and details and control element layout, and to generate documentation and work on source code for the element


Tools - provides access to tools related to code engineering, model management, spell checking, customization of features and setting operational options


Analyzer - provides access to a range of functions to perform build, debug and profiling operations on your model code


Add-Ins - enables you to connect to, display information on, work with and manage your Add-Ins


Settings - enables you to configure various settings for your overall project, such as stereotypes, Tagged Values, cardinality values, datatypes, language macros, local directories, image management


Window - provides various functions for managing open system windows.


Help - provides access to the Enterprise Architect help files, the Read Me file, the Enterprise Architect End User License Agreement, the Enterprise Architect Example model and various features on the Sparx Systems website; it also enables you to manage your license keys


Additionally, if you right-click on the Toolbar area just under the menu bar, a composite context menu displays providing options to display the toolbars and all significant windows and views.