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

Package Menu

Right-click on a View or Package in the Project Browser. The context menu displays, providing the following options:




See also


Access the facilities of each Add-In currently enabled for the project




List the scripts enabled for execution directly from the Project Browser

(Does not display if no Project Browser scripts exist)


Script Group Properties


Display the Properties dialog for the Package element


Properties Dialog

Package Control

Submit packages to package control and version control


Controlled Package Menu

Package Version Control Menu


Add a new diagram, element or another package to the current package


Add sub menu

Paste Diagram

If you have copied a diagram from another package, paste the diagram into the currently-selected package



Lock Package

Set a lock on the package


Lock Package

Package Browser

Display the Package Browser, showing the elements contained in the selected package


Package Browser

Find in All Diagrams

List all diagrams in which this package is depicted, in the Element Usage dialog

Ctrl + U

Show Element Use

Turn On Level Numbering

(Turn Off Level Numbering)

Add a sequence number to each element in the package, based on the element's position in the package hierarchy

For nested elements, the numbering indicates level; that is:



This option is only available for packages, and the numbering only applies to the elements in the package, not diagrams

If elements are added, moved or deleted from the package, the numbering automatically adjusts


Model Requirements

Linked Document

Create or display a linked document for the package or view

Ctrl + Alt + D

Linked documents

Delete Linked Document

Delete the linked document attached to the package. The system prompts you to confirm the deletion




Produce a variety of reports and documentation in RTF format


Documentation Sub-menu

Code Engineering

Perform Code Engineering functions


Code Engineering Sub-menu

Execution Analyzer

Display the Execution Analyzer window and highlight the Analyzer Scripts for the selected Package

If no Analyzer Scripts have been configured you are given the opportunity to create one


Visual Execution Analyzer


Import and export using XMI text files


Import/Export Sub-menu

Transform Current Package

Perform a model transformation on the selected package

Ctrl + Shift + H

Transform Elements


Reorganize the package contents after making changes


Contents Sub-menu


Bookmark all elements in the selected folder


Manage Bookmarks

Find in Project Browser

Search the Project Browser for specific elements (identified using the Find in Project Browser dialog)

Ctrl + Shift + F


Copy Reference

Copy a reference to the package to the Enterprise Architect clipboard; select the appropriate sub-option to copy the:

  • selected package hierarchy structure (node path) or
  • node GUID



Copy Package to Clipboard

Copy the selected package to the clipboard, to be copied into another package in the same .eap file or a different .eap file


Copy a Package

Paste Package from Clipboard

Paste a package from the clipboard into the selected package


Copy a Package

Paste Element(s) from Clipboard

Paste elements copied to the clipboard into the selected package


Copy Elements Between  Packages

Save Package as UML Profile

Save the selected package as a Profile


UML Profiles

Set View Icon

Change the display icon for the selected package (View level)



Move up

Move the package up in the list



Move down

Move the package down the list



Delete <packagename>

Delete the selected package and its contents




Display the Help topic for the Project Browser