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Project Glossary

The Project Glossary enables you to set up a list of defined terms for your project.

Access:    View | More Project Tools | Project Information > Project Glossary ( Alt+2 )
                  Project | Documentation | Glossary


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Add, delete and modify the project glossary entries through either the:

  • Project Glossary tab on the Project Information window, or
  • Glossary dialog

Project Glossary Tab

The Glossary Dialog

Separate glossary items by category; for example, Business terms and Technical terms

Project Glossary Tab

The Glossary Dialog

Save the glossary in Rich Text format for inclusion as part of a larger project document

Generate a Report

Create glossary terms and definitions from text in the Notes window, or from any Notes or Description fields that have the Notes toolbar


Insert existing glossary terms into any other Notes fields



  • In the Corporate, Business and Software Engineering, System Engineering and Ultimate editions of Enterprise Architect, if security is enabled you must have Manage Glossary permission in order to create, update or delete Glossary items; if security is not enabled, you can manage Glossary items without any permissions
  • You might include a Glossary Report in your project requirements or functional specifications documents
  • You can transport glossary definitions between models, using Export Reference Data and Import Reference Data

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