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Set Default Behavior

The 'General' page of the 'Preferences' dialog provides options for altering the behavior of the Browser window.



Start > Appearance > Preferences > Preferences > General




See also

Browser Window

Select the appropriate checkboxes to engage particular facilities in the Browser window:

  • 'Confirm Deletes' - (Operates on the 'Project' and 'Context' tabs) This checkbox defaults to selected to display a confirmation prompt whenever you delete a model component; only clear the checkbox to bypass the prompt if you are an experienced user and have taken other measures to identify and recover from accidental deletes
  • 'Free Sorting' - (Operates on the 'Project' and 'Context' tabs) Select this checkbox to be able to re-order elements listed within a Package regardless of type, in the Browser window
  • 'Show Stereotypes' - (Operates on the 'Project' tab) Select this checkbox to display element stereotype names in front of the element name, in the Browser window (you must shut down and restart Enterprise Architect for this change in setting to take effect); you assign a stereotype to an element in its 'Properties' dialog
Delete Diagrams Delete Elements from Diagram and Model Order Package Contents