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The Code Template Editor

The Code Template Editor provides the facilities of the Common Code Editor, including intellisense for the various macros. For more information on intellisense and the Common Code Editor, see the Code Editors topic.

Access:     Settings | Code Generation Templates




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Select the programming language


New Language

Display the Programming Languages Datatypes dialog, which enables you to include programming languages other than those supported for Enterprise Architect, for which to create or edit code templates

Programming Languages Datatypes


Display the contents of the active template, and provides the editor for modifying templates



List the base code templates; the active template is highlighted

The Modified field indicates whether you have changed the default template for the current language


Stereotype Overrides

List the stereotyped templates, for the active base template

The Modified field indicates whether you have modified a default stereotyped template


Add New Custom Template

Invoke a dialog for creating a custom stereotyped template


Add New Stereotyped Override

Invoke a dialog for adding a stereotyped template, for the currently selected base template


Get Default Template

Update the editor display with the default version of the active template



Overwrite the active templates with the contents of the editor



If you have overridden the active template, the override is deleted and replaced by the corresponding default code template



  • User-modified and user-defined Code Templates can be imported and exported as Reference Data (see the Sharing Reference Data topic); the templates defined for each language are indicated in the Export Reference Data dialog by the language name with the suffix _Code_Templates - if no templates exist for a language, there is no entry for the language in the dialog

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