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Search: Finding Information


Searching involves using ad hoc search terms and various search types to locate elements and information within your model, regardless of location or context.

The result sets can be used to manage elements, to create documentation or to find the location of elements within the complete model structure.




Model Search - how to use the searching capability within Enterprise Architect to find and display various kinds of information

Model Search

Model Search Context Menu

Model Search Toolbar

Pre-defined Searches

Customizing the View


Create and Modify Searches - how to modify and work with search definitions


Create & Modify Searches

Adding Filters - further modifications to searches


Add Filters

Diagram Filters- how to suppress or highlight information in a diagram using customizable filtering mechanisms based on element properties such as status and complexity


Diagram Filters