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Display a number in a circle next to elements on a diagram ?
« on: September 16, 2020, 05:23:48 am »
Hi,

I remember (i think) ready about a new feature that would allow modellers to display a number in a circle next to elements on a diagram - useful if you want to then use the number as a reference in documents that you might paste the diagram into.

Is this feature available - if so what's it called so i can find it in the help files ?

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Jon.

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Re: Display a number in a circle next to elements on a diagram ?
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2020, 01:01:12 pm »
Bookmark value is what I think you are after.
Right click on element and in context menu click on Set Bookmark Value. Tick Enable bookmark and set value in the dialog then click the ok button.
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Re: Display a number in a circle next to elements on a diagram ?
« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2020, 05:30:28 pm »
A bookmark is set a bit more quickly by hitting shift-space.

Circle annotation like in technical drawings is not really possible.

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Re: Display a number in a circle next to elements on a diagram ?
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2020, 12:15:03 am »
A bookmark is set a bit more quickly by hitting shift-space.

Circle annotation like in technical drawings is not really possible.

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In v15.2 the bookmarks appear as red circle with a white font.


Edit: Or ellipse.
« Last Edit: September 17, 2020, 12:17:33 am by Modesto Vega »

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Re: Display a number in a circle next to elements on a diagram ?
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2020, 12:42:06 am »
Ah sure. Why not change that too in the course of mixing the menus?

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Re: Display a number in a circle next to elements on a diagram ?
« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2020, 12:57:39 am »
Thanks all. Just what i was after.

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Re: Display a number in a circle next to elements on a diagram ?
« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2020, 12:56:43 pm »
A bookmark is set a bit more quickly by hitting shift-space.

Circle annotation like in technical drawings is not really possible.

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Starting to feel a bit early for Christmas panto with "Oh no it isn't" and "Oh yes it is".


Its a new feature Qwerty so it is now possible.
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Re: Display a number in a circle next to elements on a diagram ?
« Reply #7 on: September 17, 2020, 04:18:46 pm »
A new feature? In EA? Oh wow! I'm so overwhelmed! Doesn't it already have all bells and whistles? No, now it also got a new fiddle! Woah! (Man, how lucky I'm already deaf...)

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Re: Display a number in a circle next to elements on a diagram ?
« Reply #8 on: September 17, 2020, 04:34:07 pm »
How to Bookmark Diagram Elements in Enterprise Architect 15:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kv-pI_vBd_I
« Last Edit: September 17, 2020, 04:57:36 pm by RobCDeJong »

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Re: Display a number in a circle next to elements on a diagram ?
« Reply #9 on: September 17, 2020, 04:45:42 pm »
So now we have two bookmarks.

- the old red triangle
- the new red oval

Does anyone know what the point is of the enable bookmark checkbox?
Why would I need to create a bookmark value, but not enable it?

No it's now to show it on one diagram and hide it on another. The bookmark values are diagram specific.

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Re: Display a number in a circle next to elements on a diagram ?
« Reply #10 on: September 17, 2020, 05:14:32 pm »
Does anyone know what the point is of the enable bookmark checkbox?
Why would I need to create a bookmark value, but not enable it?
That immediately gave me the  EAUI feeling when watching the video. This product is definitely made from/for Sparxians and not for humans.

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