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Hyperlinks Between Diagrams

Create a hyperlink between diagrams




Open the diagram in which to display the hyperlink to another diagram.

From the Browser window select the diagram you want to create a hyperlink to:

An example set of diagrams shown in the Project Browser in Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect.


Drag the diagram on to the current diagram.

The 'Select Type' dialog displays.


Select the 'Hyperlink' option and click on the OK button.

The final hyperlinked diagram should resemble this diagram, where the 'Class' diagram is the diagram to which the 'Product Order' diagram hyperlinks (notice that the hyperlink icon is different).



  • If the hyperlink appears as a Sub Activity, select the 'Start > Desktop > Preferences > Preferences > Diagram > Behavior' option and deselect the 'Use Automatic SubActivities' checkbox
  • When a user clicks on the hyperlink, the linked diagram opens (in the example, Class); the diagram name tab has a small arrow on it which, when you double-click on it, returns you to the original diagram (), closing the linked diagram