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


The Add-Ins menu enables you to connect to, display information on, work with and manage your Add-Ins. The option displays only after you have installed an Add-In on your system.

Menu Option

Use to

Connect External Project

List external Add-Ins and, when you select one of them, open a project list for the Add-in. If there is only one active project available, the Add-In might automatically go on to open that project.

<Add-In Name>

Access the Add-In submenu for the selected Add-In.

Manage Add-Ins

Display the Manage Add-Ins dialog, which you use to enable or disable Add-Ins for use.

Any technology loaded by an Add-In is automatically enabled; if you do not want to use it, you can disable it on the dialog.

Add-In Submenu

Menu Option

Use to

<Add-In specific options>

List options to perform various functions specific to the Add-In. For example, the MDG Technology For Zachman Framework, as an Add-In, has the options Open Example Model and Insert New Framework Model.


Display the Help subsystem for the Add-In.


Display information on the Add-In installation, such as version, registration details and copyright statement.