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Friday, 26 July 2019 05:40

The Ultimate Guide to upgrade to Sparx Enterprise Architect 15

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Sparx Systems has recently released its latest version of Enterprise Architect 15. Sparx Systems have added various new features in this version.

Here is a guide with list of menus, frequently used by EA practitioners would be very helpful. This ultimate guide focuses highly up 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 Package Baseline, Export/Import of XMI, Linked Documents and others.

You can also find the full comparison between Enterprise Architect version 13.5, 14 and 15 in the below link.
Full Comparison between (EA13.5, EA14, EA15) on Frequently used menus in Enterprise Architect


Below table details the commonly used option of Enterprise Architect.

Enterprise Architect Features

Enterprise Architect 15

Start

Project Browser

Start |  Design | Browser

Explore | Portals | Windows | Explore | Project Browser

Ctrl+1

Context Browser

Start | Desktop | Design | Browser | Context

Explore | Portals | Windows | Explore | Context Browser

Diagram Browser

Start | Desktop | Design | Browser | Diagram

Explore | Portals | Windows | Project Browser | Diagram

Element Browser

Explore | Portals | Windows |  Explore |  Element Browser

Start | Desktop | Design | Browser | Element

Preferences / Settings

Start | Preferences | Preferences

Ctrl+F9

Menu Customize

Start | Preferences | Other Options

Summary

Start | Design | Common | Summary

Resources (Alt +6)

Start | Share | Publish | Resources

Notes (Ctrl + Shift + 1)

Start | Design | Common | Notes

Tagged Values (Ctrl + Shift + 6)

Design | Element | Editors | Properties | Tags

Start | Design | Common | Properties ( Tags Tab )

Element Browser (Alt + 9)

Explore | Portals | Windows |  Explore | Element Browser

Start | Design | Browser | Element

Relationships (Ctrl + Shift + 2)

Start | Design | Details | Properties

Element Properties (Alt + 1)

Start | Design | Common | Properties ( Element Tab )

Find in Project (Ctrl + f)

Start | Search |Model

Workspace

Start | Workspace

Visual Style

Start | Visual Style

Perspective

Start | Portals | Perspective

Design

Traceability (Ctrl + Shift + 4)

Design | Trace | Traceability

Relationship Matrix

Design | Matrix | Relationship Matrix

Gap Analysis Matrix

Design | Gap Analysis | Gap Analysis Matrix

Toolbox

Design  | Diagram | Toolbox

Change Diagram Type

Design | Diagram | Manage | Change Type

Specification View

Design | Specify

List View

Design | List View

Gantt View

Design | Gantt

Change Element Type

Design | Element | Manage | Change Type

Layout

Diagram Layout

Layout | Diagram Layout

Pan and Zoom

Layout | Pan and Zoom

Diagram Filter

Layout | Diagram Filters

Publish

Glossary

Publish | Glossary

Configure

Project Options

Configure | Options

UML Types (Stereotypes / Tagged Values / Cardinality Values)

Configure | UML Types

Project Types

Configure | Model Types

Database Datatypes

Configure | Settings | Database Datatypes

Namespace Roots

Configure | Settings | Namespace Roots

Preprocessor Macros

Configure | Settings | Preprocessor Macros

Manage Security

Configure | Administer

Project Transfer

Configure | Transfer | Project Transfer

Export Reference Data

Configure | Transfer | Export Reference Data

Import Reference Data

Configure | Transfer | Import Reference Data

Enable Audit

Configure | Auditing

Project Integrity

Configure | Integrity | Project Integrity

Reset ID

Configure | Integrity| Reset IDs

Repair .EAP file

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

Compact .EAP file

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

Update .EAP file Indexes

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

Construct

Discussion

Start | Discussions

Team Review

Start | Reviews

Resource Allocation

Construct | Resources

Develop ( Code in older Versions )

Code Templates

Develop | Options | Edit Code Templates

Code Engineering Datatypes

Develop | Options | Configure Code Engineering Datatypes

Import Source Code

Develop | Files | Import Source Directory

Specialize ( Extend in older Versions )

Manage Add-ins

Specialize | Add-Ins | Manage

PCS Integrations

Specialize | Tools | Systems integrations |Open External Data

Import MDG Technology

Specialize | Technologies | Publish-Tech | Import MDG Technology

Generate MDG Technology

Specialize | Technologies | Publish-Tech | Generate MDG Technology

Manage Technology

Specialize | Technologies | Manage-Tech

Scripting

Specialize | Scripting

Others

Linked Document

Start | Design | Document

Export XMI

Publish | Export-XMI

Import XMI

Publish | Import-XMI

Apply Auto Naming to Elements

Design | Manage | Auto Naming

Turn on Level Numbering

Design | Manage | Level Numbering

Package Baseline - New

Design | Manage | Manage Baselines

Package Control

Publish | Package Control | Package Configure

Generate Source Code

Develop | Source Code | Generate

Project Browser Search

Project Browser | Drop Down | Find in Browser

Document Generation

Publish | Report Builder | Generate Documentation

Project Browser Drop Down | Documentation | Generate Documentation (RTF/PDF/DOCX)

Diagram Properties Dock

Start | Design | Properties

Context Browser (Alt + 0)

Start | Desktop | Design | Browser | Context

Explore | Portals | Windows | Explore | Context Browser

Inline Specification

Design |  View As | Inline Specification View

 

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Arshad Ahamed

Arshad is Working as a consultant with a software development background in Sparx Systems India .Arshad has Assisted and worked with several teams to roll-out their Architecture modelling practices, migration of their solution As-Is and To-Be view into Sparx Enterprise Architect from various enterprise tools.

Arshad is an expert in Customizing ,Extending and Integrating  Enterprise Architect with other software applications like Visio, MS office suite, service now, Jira etc. 

Highly proficient in scripting (VBScript, Jscript) for Automation inside Enterprise Architect,Creating UML profiles, Creating document generation templates and custom MDG technologies based on client requirement.

Expert in developing custom addin for enterprise architect based on client requirements. 

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