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Getting Started

After installing and enabling the MDG Link for DOORS, you can access the facilities of the technology in Enterprise Architect.

Access

Ribbon

Click on target Package, then:

Specialize > Add-Ins > DOORS > [option]

Context Menu

Browser window | Right-click on target Package | Specialize | DOORS

Tasks

There are three principal tasks that you can perform through the MDG Link for DOORS.

Task

Description

See also

Create a Module Link

On the 'DOORS' menu you can select the 'Add/Edit Module' option to create a link between Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect and an existing IBM® Rational® DOORS® module. You can also redirect a link to a different module.

The link enables you to exchange requirements data between DOORS and Enterprise Architect, importing data from DOORS to Enterprise Architect, and exporting data from Enterprise Architect to DOORS.

Create a Link to a DOORS Module

Export data to a DOORS module

On the 'DOORS' menu you can select the 'Export to Doors' option to transfer requirements from a selected Enterprise Architect Package to a selected DOORS module.

As part of this process you can create an export profile to define what the export should operate on.

Export Requirements to DOORS

Import data from a DOORS module

On the 'DOORS' menu you can select the 'Import from Doors' option to transfer requirements into a selected Enterprise Architect Package from a linked DOORS module.

As part of this process you can create an import profile to define what the import should operate on.

Import Requirements from DOORS

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