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Import RTF Template

You might have corporate formats and templates in use in your organization, or that you have designed outside Enterprise Architect. You can import these 'external' templates and add them to your RTF template library.

Import an RTF template from an external directory

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1

Save the external template as an RTF document.

 

 

2

In Enterprise Architect, create a new blank template; name the template but do not specify an existing template to copy from.

 

RTF Templates

3

When the template is listed on the Templates tab of the Generate RTF Documentation dialog, click on the name and click on the Edit button.

The RTF Document Template Editor dialog displays.

 

 

4

Right-click on the document and select the File | Import context menu option.

The File Open dialog displays.

 

 

5

Locate your template RTF file, and click on the Open button.

The Open dialog closes, returning you to the Document Template Editor dialog; this now contains your imported template.

 

 

6

Right-click and select the File | Save menu option.

If necessary, make any changes to the template and select File | Save again before selecting File | Close to exit the dialog.

 

CustomTemplate Design Options

Notes

Standard graphical images (such as a logo in the header, main text or footer) are imported; however, any Word-based meta-file graphics are not imported
You can select the new template to use in generating an RTF document, either on the Generate RTF Documentation dialog or in a Master Document or Model Document element

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Learning Center topics

(Alt+F1) | Reporting | RTF Template | Importing a Company Template