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Load a Package

If a Package has been marked for control it is displayed in the Browser window with a red rectangle to the left of the Package icon. If you have previously saved the controlled Package, you can reload it.


Select a Package in the Browser window, then:


Publish > Model Exchange > Package Control > Load from File

Context Menu

Right-click on Package > Package Control > Load Package from File

Keyboard Shortcuts


Load a controlled Package from an XMI file



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Select the Package and the 'Load from file' ribbon option.

If you have configured the Package Control details, the system prompts you to confirm the import.


Click on the Yes button to confirm the import.

The current Package is deleted and the saved Package is imported.


  • Importing deletes the current Package entirely from the model, and the action cannot be undone; you must be careful not to lose any current changes or information

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