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Reporting Linked Documents

If you have large quantities of information to provide on an element or Package, you can attach it as a formatted document either as the content of a Document Artifact element associated with your subject element, or by attaching the document file directly to the element (depending on the edition of Enterprise Architect you are using). In either case, you can include the linked document contents in your document report by selecting one or more of the Linked Document checkboxes in the report template definition.



Publish > Documentation > Document Templates > Sections


Resources window | Document Generation | User Templates : right-click on a template | Open > Sections

Add sections to report on Linked Documents



See also

Add sections

Select the checkboxes for the levels of Linked Document you want to include in the report:

  • 'Package > Package Element > Linked Document'
  • 'Package > Package Element > External Requirements > Linked Document'
  • 'Package > Element > Linked Document' or
  • 'Package > Element > External Requirements > Linked Document'

The linked document is rendered into the document report between these markers:

     linked document >

     <linked document

Linked Documents Creating Document Artifacts


  • In some system templates that you might copy, the 'Linked Document' checkbox is only available as a child of the 'External Requirements' checkbox
  • You do not need to add any fields between the linked document section markers

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