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Friday, 11 March 2022 09:14

Enterprise Architect 16 Menus and Shortcuts – A Detailed Comparison to EA 14 and EA 15

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Sparx Systems has recently released its latest version of Enterprise Architect 16. Sparx Systems have added various new features in this version. Here is a guide with a list of menus frequently used by EA practitioners. This ultimate guide focuses highly on how to access those frequently used options from menu bars along with some shortcuts. Since there are many changes in menus for frequently used options like Report Generation, Model Exchange, Element Properties, and others.

The below table shows the full comparison between Enterprise Architect versions 14, 15, and 16.

Enterprise Architect Features

Versions

Enterprise Architect 14

Enterprise Architect 15

Enterprise Architect 16

Start Page

Model Wizard

(Ctrl+ Shift +M)

Design | Package | Insert | Insert using Model Wizard

Right-click on Package | Add a Model using Wizard

Project Browser caption bar menu | New Model from Pattern

Design | Model | Add | Model Wizard

Right-click on Package | Add a Model using Wizard

Project Browser caption bar menu | New Model from Pattern

Design | Package | Model Wizard

Right-click on Package | Add a Model using Wizard

Project Browser caption bar menu | New Model from Pattern

Start | All Windows | Design | New Model from Pattern

Start Page | Create from Pattern

Process Guidance

Model Wizard (Ctrl + Shift + M) | Process Guidance

Model Wizard (Ctrl + Shift + M) | Process Guidance

Start Page | Guidance Model Wizard (Ctrl + Shift + M) | Guidance

File – Save as type

*.eap, *.eapx, *.feap

*.eap, *.eapx, *.feap

*.qea, *.qeax, *.eap, *.eapx, *.feap, *.eadb

Start

Project Browser

Start | Browse | Project Browser

Start | Desktop | Design | Browser

Explore | Portals | Windows | Project Browser Ctrl+1

Start | All Windows | Design |Browser

Start | Explore | Portals | Windows | Explore | Project Browser  Ctrl+1

ContextBrowser

Start | Browse | Context Browser

Start | Desktop | Design| Browser | Context

Explore | Portals |Windows | Explore | Context Browser

Start | All Windows | Design| Browser | Context

Start | Explore | Portals | Windows | Explore | Context Browser

DiagramBrowser

NA

Start | Desktop | Design | Browser | Diagram

Explore | Portals | Windows | Project Browser | Diagram

Start | All Windows | Design | Browser | Diagram

Start | Explore | Portals | Windows | Project Browser | Diagram

Element Browser

Start | Browse | Element Browser

Design | Element | Editors | Element Browser

Start | All Windows | Properties | Element Browser

Preferences/ Settings

Start | Preferences Ctrl+F9

Start |Preferences | Preferences Ctrl+F9

Start | Appearance | Preferences | Preferences  Ctrl+F9

MenuCustomize

Start | Visual Style | Customize

Start | Desktop | Preferences | Other Options

Start | Appearance | Preferences | Other Options

Summary

Start | Properties | Summary

Start | Desktop | Design | Details | Summary

Start | All Windows | Design | Summary

Resources

Start | Browse | Resources

Start | Desktop | Share | Publish | Resources

Start | All Windows | Design | Browser |Resource

Start | Explore | Portals | Windows | Explore | Resource

Notes (Ctrl + Shift + 1)

Start | Properties | Notes

Start | Desktop | Design | Common | Notes

Start | All Windows | Design | Notes

Tagged Values

(Ctrl + Shift + 6)

Start | Properties | Tagged Values

Design | Element | Editors | Properties | Tags

Start | Desktop | Design | Details | Properties (Tags Tab)

Start | All Windows | Properties | Tagged Values

Relationships (Ctrl + Shift + 2)

Start | Trace | Relationships

Start | Desktop | Design | Details | Relationships

Start | All Windows | Properties | Relations

Element Properties

(Alt + 1)

Start | Properties

Start | Desktop | Design | Details | Properties ( Element Tab)

Start | All Windows | Properties | Properties

Start | All Windows | Properties | Properties Dialog

Find in Project (Ctrl + f)

Start | Search | Model

Start | Explore | Search | Model

Start | Explore | Search | Model

Workspace

Start | Workspace

Start | Explore | Workspace

Start | All Windows | Workspace

Visual Style

Start | Visual Style

Start | Desktop | Visual Style

Start | Appearance | Visual Style

Perspective

Start | Perspective

Start | Portals | Perspective

Start |Explore | Portals | Perspective

View

NA

NA

Start | Appearance | View

Scriptlet

NA

NA

Start | Explore | Portals | Perspective | Construction | Scriptlets

Toolbox | Dynamic Viewpoints | Scriptlet

Grid-Style Diagram

NA

NA

Start | All Windows | Properties | Enable Grid Style (Appearance)

Design

Traceability (Ctrl + Shift + 4)

Design | Impact | Traceability

Design | Impact | Trace | Traceability

Design | Impact Analysis | Trace | Traceability

Relationship Matrix

Design | Impact | Relationship Matrix

Design | Impact | Matrix | Relationship Matrix

Design | Impact Analysis | Package/Matrix | Relationship Matrix

Gap Analysis Matrix

Design | Impact | Gap Analysis Matrix

Design | Impact | Gap Analysis | Gap Analysis Matrix

Design | Impact Analysis | Gap Analysis | Gap Analysis Matrix

Toolbox

Design | Toolbox

Design | Diagram | Toolbox Ctrl + Shift + 3

Design | Diagram | Toolbox

Start | All Windows | Design | Toolbox Ctrl + Shift + 3

Change Diagram Type

Design | Diagram | Edit | Change Type

Design | Diagram | Manage | Custom | Change Type

Design | Diagram | Options | Change Type

Specification View

Design | Specification

Design | Model | Specification Manager

Design | Package | Specification View

List View

Design | List

Design | View as | List

Design | Model | ListView

Design | Diagram | View as | List

Design | Package | List View

Design | Diagram | Views | List

Gantt View

Design | Gantt

Design | View as | Gantt

Design | Model | Gantt

Design | Diagram | View as | Gantt View

Design | Package | Gantt View

Design | Diagram | Views | Gantt View

Change Element Type

Design |Element | Edit | Change Type

Design | Element | Manage | Advanced | Change Type

Design | Element | Manage | Change Type

Auto Reload Changed Diagrams

NA

NA

Design | Diagram | Options | Auto Reload Changed Diagrams

Glossary

Publish | Glossary

Publish | Dictionary | Glossary

Design | Dictionary | Glossary

Layout

Diagram Layout

Layout | Tools | Diagram Layout

Layout | Tools | Diagram Layout

Layout | Tools | Diagram Layout

Pan and Zoom

Layout | Pan, and Zoom

Layout | Tools | Pan, and Zoom

Layout | Tools | Pan and Zoom

DiagramFilter

Layout | Tools | Diagram Filters

Layout | Tools | Filters and Layers

Layout | Tools | Filters and Layers

Auto Refresh

NA

NA

Layout | Auto Refresh | Auto Refresh

Right-click on diagram background | Collaborate | Auto Refresh

Publish

Export XMI

Publish | Export XMI

Publish | Model Exchange | Export-XMI

Publish | Model Exchange | Export Package | Export Current Package to Native/XMI File

Import XMI

Publish | Import XMI

Publish | Model Exchange | Import-XMI

Publish | Model Exchange | Import Package | Import Package from Native/XMI File

Configure (Settings EA 16)

Project Options

Configure | Options

Configure | Model | Options

Settings | Model | Options

UML Types (Stereotypes / Tagged Values / Cardinality Values)

Configure | UML Types

Configure | Reference Data | UML Types

Settings | Reference Data | UML Types

ProjectTypes

Configure | Project Types

Configure | Reference Data | Model Types

Settings | Reference Data | Model Types

DatabaseDatatypes

Configure | Settings | Database Datatypes

Configure | Reference Data | Settings | Database Datatypes

Settings | Reference Data | Settings | Database Datatypes

NamespaceRoots

Configure | Settings | Namespace Roots

Configure | Reference Data | Settings | Namespace Roots

Settings | Reference Data | Settings | Namespace Roots

PreprocessorMacros

Configure | Settings | Preprocessor Macros

Configure | Reference Data | Settings | Preprocessor Macros

Settings | Reference Data | Settings | Preprocessor Macros   

ManageSecurity

Configure | Administer

Configure | Security | Administer

Settings | Security | Administer

ProjectTransfer

Configure | Transfer | Project Transfer

Configure | Model | Transfer | Project Transfer

Settings | Model | Transfer | Project Transfer

EAP/EAPX Project Transfer

NA

NA

Settings | Model | Transfer | EAP/EAPX Project Transfer

EAP To QEA Project Transfer

NA

NA

Settings | Model | Transfer | EAP To QEA Project Transfer

EAP Replication

Configure | Model | Integrity Check| Manage .EAPX/.EAP file  | Create New Replica

Configure | Model | Integrity | Manage.EAPX/.EAP file | Create New Replica

Settings | Model | Transfer | EAP Replication

QEA Replication

NA

NA

Settings | Model | Transfer | QEA Replication

ExportReference Data

Configure | Transfer | Export Reference Data

Configure | Model | Transfer | Export Reference Data

Settings | Model | Transfer | Export Reference Data

ImportReference Data

Configure | Transfer | Import Reference Data

Configure | Model | Transfer | Import Reference Data

Settings | Model | Transfer | Import Reference Data

EnableAudit

Configure | Auditing

Configure | Model | Auditing

Settings | Model | Auditing

ProjectIntegrity

Configure | Integrity Check | Project Integrity

Configure | Model | Integrity| Project Integrity

Settings | Model | Integrity | Project Integrity

ResetID

Configure | Integrity Check | Reset IDs

Configure | Model | Integrity |Reset IDs

Settings | Model | Integrity | Reset IDs

Repair .EAPX/.EAP File

Configure | Integrity Check | Manage .EAPX/.EAP file | Repair .EAPX/.EAP file

Configure | Model | Integrity | Manage .EAPX/.EAP file | Repair .EAPX/.EAP file

Settings | Model | Integrity | Manage .EAPX/.EAP File | Repair .EAPX/.EAP File

Compact .EAPX/.EAP File

Configure | Integrity Check | Manage .EAPX/.EAP file | Compact .EAPX/.EAP file

Configure | Model | Integrity| Manage .EAPX/.EAP file | Compact .EAPX/.EAP file

Settings | Model | Integrity | Manage .EAPX/.EAP File | Compact.EAPX/.EAP File

Update .EAPX/.EAP File Indexes

Configure | Integrity Check | Manage .EAPX/.EAP file | Update .EAPX/.EAP file Indexes

Configure | Model | Integrity |Manage .EAPX/.EAP file | Update .EAPX/.EAP file Indexes

Settings | Model | Integrity | Manage .EAPX/.EAP File | Update.EAPX/.EAP File Indexes

Construct

Discussion

Start | Discussions

Start | Collaborate | Discussions

Start | Collaborate | Discuss

Team Review

Start | Reviews

Start | Collaborate | Reviews

Start | Collaborate | Review

ResourceAllocation

Construct | Resources

Construct | Resource Management | Resources

Construct | Resource Management | Resources

Develop

CodeTemplates

Code | Options | Edit Code Templates

Develop | Preference | Options | Edit Code Templates

Develop | Source Code | Options | Edit Code Templates

CodeEngineering Datatypes

Code | Options | Configure Code Engineering Datatypes

Or

Configure | Settings | Database Datatypes

Develop | Options | Preference | Configure Code Engineering Datatypes

Develop | Source Code | Options | Configure Code Engineering Datatypes

ImportSource Code

Code | File | Import Source Directory

Develop | Source Code | Files | Import Source Directory

Develop | Source Code | Files | Import Source Directory

Specialize

ManageAdd-ins

Specialize | Add-Ins | Manage

Specialize | Add-Ins | Manage - Addin

Specialize | Add-Ins | Manage - Addin

PCSIntegrations

Specialize | Tools |integrations | Open External Data

Specialize | Tools |Systems integrations |Open External Data

Specialize | Tools |Systems integrations |Open External Data

ImportMDG Technology

Specialize | Technologies | Publish | Import MDG Technology

Specialize | Technologies | Publish-Tech | Import MDG Technology

Specialize |Technologies | Publish-Tech | Import MDG Technology

Resources | MDG Technologies | Model Technologies | Right Click | Import Technology

GenerateMDG Technology

Specialize | Technologies | Publish | Generate MDG Technology

Specialize | Technologies | Publish-Tech | Generate MDG Technology

Specialize | Technologies | Publish-Tech | Generate MDG Technology

Scripting

Specialize | Tools | Scripting

Specialize | Tools | Script Library

Specialize | Tools | Script Library

ManageTechnology

Specialize | Technologies | Manage

Specialize | Technologies | Manage-Tech

Specialize | Technologies | Manage-Tech

Others

LinkedDocument

Start | Properties | Linked Document

Start | Desktop | Design | Details | Document

Start | All Windows | Design | Document

ApplyAuto Naming to Elements

Design | Edit | Package | Advanced | Apply Auto Naming

Design | Model | Manage | Options | Auto Naming

Design | Package | Manage | Auto Naming

Turn on Level Numbering

Design | Edit | Package | Advanced | Toggle Level Numbering

Design | Model | Manage | Level Numbering

Design | Package | Manage | Level Numbering

PackageBaseline – New

Design | Edit | Package | Manage Baselines | Manage Baselines

Design | Model | Manage | Manage Baselines

Design | Package | Manage | Manage Baselines

PackageControl

Publish | Package Control |Configure

Publish | Model Exchange | Package Control | Package Configure

Publish | Model Exchange | Package Control | Package Control

GenerateSource Code

Code | Generate

Develop | Source Code |Generate

Develop | Source Code |Generate

ProjectBrowser Search

Project Browser | Hamburger Icon | Find in Project

Project Browser | Hamburger Icon | Find in Browser

Project Browser | Hamburger Icon | Find in Browser

Document Generation

Publish | Documentation | Generate Rich Text Documentation

Project Browser | Hamburger Icon | Documentation | Generate Documentation (RTF/PDF/DOCX)

Publish | Model Reports | Report Builder | Generate Documentation

Project Browser | Hamburger Icon | Documentation |

Generate Documentation (RTF/PDF/DOCX)

Publish | Model Reports | Report Builder | Generate Documentation

Project Browser | Hamburger Icon | Documentation |

Generate Documentation (RTF/PDF/DOCX)

Start | All Windows |

Publish | Generate Package Report

DiagramProperties Dock

Start | Properties

Start | Desktop | Design | Properties

Start | All Windows | Properties | Properties

ContextBrowser

Start | Browse | Context Browser

Start | Desktop |Design | Browser | Context

Explore | Portals |Windows | Explore | Context Browser

Start | All Windows |Design | Browser | Context

Start | Explore | Portals | Windows | Explore | Context Browser

InlineSpecification

Design | ViewAs | Toggle Inline Specification View

Design | Diagram | View As | Inline Specification View

Design | Diagram | Views | Inline Specification

 

Commonly Used Ribbon Updates in Enterprise Architect 16

Sparx provides Quick Access Panels in Enterprise Architect 16 to make it easier to choose and access a window.

Design: Contains lists of windows for browsing the structure and content of the model (Alt + 1).

Ultimate Sparx Enterprise Architect 16

 

Properties: Contains a list of windows of Elements tools (Alt + 2).

Ultimate Sparx Enterprise Architect 16

 

Collaborate: Contains lists of windows for performing discussions, reviews, and collaborations (Alt + 3).

Ultimate Sparx Enterprise Architect 16

 

Execute: Contains lists of windows for performing execution analysis, profiling, simulation, scripting, and debugging (Alt + 4).

Ultimate Sparx Enterprise Architect 16

 

Construct: Contains a list of windows for all project management transactions (Alt + 5).

 

Publish: Contains lists of windows for report generator and model exchange (Alt + 6).

Ultimate Sparx Enterprise Architect 16

Further Information

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