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Project Authors

You can define the people who are working on a project, such as the authors of specific elements.

Access:     Settings | Project Types | People > Project Authors(s)

Use to:

  • Maintain Authors involved within a project




See also


Type the name of the person registered as a Project Author

If you are using a Windows Active Directory, you can select names from the directory; click on the (  ...  ) (Browse) button to display the Select Users dialog

You can also type a list of names separated by semi-colons; this enables you to define a group of people sharing a role, such as a team of Developers, Testers or Analysts

Do not leave any spaces between the names and the semicolons



Select Users


Enter the role the Project Author plays in the project (such as Designer, Analyst, or Architect)

You can type a role name or click on the drop-down arrow and select a role defined through the Project Roles tab

Project Roles


Type any additional notes concerning the Project Author



Add further Authors



Add the new Author to the Defined Authors list



Removes an Author from the Defined Authors list


Defined Authors

Review the Project Authors already defined



  • If you enter multiple names, Enterprise Architect adds them separately and in alphabetical order to the Defined Authors list; if you then click on one of these names, Enterprise Architect displays that name only in the Name(s) field
  • If you type in a role, this is not added to the roles on the Project Roles tab
  • You can transport these author definitions between models, using the Export Reference Data and Import Reference Data options

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