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Import an RTF Template

Many organizations have established corporate formats and templates, or might design templates outside Enterprise Architect. If you want to use such  'external' templates from your business to apply formats and standards to your RTF reports, you can import them into your RTF template library.

Access    File | Import

Import an RTF template from an external directory



See also


Save the external template as an RTF document.




In Enterprise Architect, create a new blank template; name the template but do not specify an existing template to copy from.


RTF Templates


When the template is listed on the Templates tab of the Generate RTF Documentation dialog, click on the name and click on the Edit button.

The Document Template Designer displays.


Design Custom RTF Templates


Right-click in the Content panel and select the File | Import context menu option.

The File Open dialog displays.




Locate your template RTF file, and click on the Open button.

The Open dialog closes, returning you to the Document Template Designer; this now contains your imported template.




Right-click and select the File | Save menu option.

If necessary, make any changes to the template and select File | Save again before selecting File | Close to exit the dialog.


CustomTemplate Design Options


Standard graphical images (such as a logo in the header, main text or footer) are imported; however, any meta-file graphics are not imported
You can select the new template to use in generating an RTF document, either on the Generate RTF Documentation dialog or in a Master Document or Model Document element

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Learning Center topics

(Alt+F1) | Reporting | RTF Template | Importing a Company Template