Please note : This help page is not for the latest version of Enterprise Architect. The latest help can be found here.

A Quickstart Tutorial


Welcome to Enterprise Architect!

This quick-start tutorial helps you get up to speed with Enterprise Architect.

As you read through this tutorial, it is recommended that you have Enterprise Architect open so that you can try out the tasks described. By the end you should be able to begin modeling your own business/software projects with Enterprise Architect.

Basic Tasks



Creating a new project


Create a Project

Adding Views to your model


Add a View to your Model

Adding Packages to your model


Add New Packages

Adding diagrams


Create a New Diagram

Adding elements to your model Packages


Create New Elements on a Diagram

Creating links between model elements


Add Connectors

Refining the model



Modify Properties

Save Changes

Move Objects Around

Delete a Connector

Delete an Element


Throughout the descriptions there are hyperlinks to more detailed information on a range of topics.