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Package Menu

In setting up your Package structures, you can make use of a wide range of facilities to create, manage and work on the Packages in your model.

Access Package

Package Options



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Select this option to add further models to your project, using the Model Wizard.

Shortcut: Ctrl+Shift+M

Model Wizard

View as List

Display the elements of the current Package as a context-sensitive, editable table, in the Package Browser.

Package Browser

View as Gantt

List all the elements in the current Package, grouped by model hierarchy, showing the percent-completion of all tasks associated with each element with the work timeline for each element and for each resource assigned to work on the element.

View as Requirement List

Display the Specification Manager, a document-based interface to a selected Package in the model, providing the means of creating and reviewing elements as text representations of objects in the Project Browser.

Specification Manager


Store a model branch as a snapshot or baseline of the branch content at a given time.

Available in the Corporate, Business and Software Engineering, Systems Engineering and Ultimate editions.

Shortcut: Ctrl+Alt+B

Manage Baselines


Generate document and web reports on your model, using options on the 'Documentation' submenu.

Documentation Submenu

Code Engineering

Import source code files, binary modules, source directories and resource files, and generate code on the selected Package, using options on the 'Code Engineering' submenu.

Code Engineering (Package) Submenu

Database Engineering

Import database schema or generate DDL for a Package, using options on the 'Database Engineering' submenu.

Database Engineering Submenu

XML Technologies

Import or generate W3C XML Schema (XSD) files and Web Service Definition Language (WSDL)  files, using the XML Technologies submenu.

XML Technologies Submenu

Publish Model

Export a Package to any of a range of XML formats, using the Publish Model Package dialog.

Publish Model Package


Import model content from, and export content to, XMI and CSV files, using options on the 'Import/Export' submenu.

Import/Export Submenu

Model Validation

Set up and run validation operations, using options on the 'Model Validation' submenu.

Model Validation Submenu

Model Transformation (MDA)

Perform Model Driven Architecture (MDA) Transformations on elements in a diagram or in a Package, using options on the 'Model Transformation (MDA)' submenu.

Model Transformation (MDA) Submenu