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A package is a container of model components, represented in the Project Browser by a 'folder' icon.

You can perform a number of tasks on packages, including:

Open a package
Add a package
Rename a package
Copy a package
Drag a package onto a diagram
Show or hide a package
Delete a package
List the elements in a package, with their properties, in the Package Browser


In the Corporate, Business and Software Engineering, Systems Engineering and Ultimate editions of Enterprise Architect, if security is enabled you need Update Element permission to update or delete a package

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