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

Prev Next


Enterprise Architect has a standard style and appearance, which you can customize to suit your work environment. Several facilities are available for customizing:

  • The means of issuing commands to the system - such as ribbons, menus, toolbars and keyboard keys - and the commands themselves
  • The visual style and color of the user interface
  • The windows you want to display together on the screen, and their position on the screen (the 'Workspace Layout')

On occasion, you might want to use Enterprise Architect for two distinct types of operation at the same time. You can do this by storing registry settings - such as window layouts - to a different path in the registry, by adding this command line argument when you run Enterprise Architect:


You can also configure a wide range of local options and specific settings for using Enterprise Architect on your workstation, through the 'Preferences' dialog.

Learn more