Create Elements

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Elements within a model are typically arranged on diagrams to visually communicate the relationships between a given set of elements. Enterprise Architect provides simple mechanisms for creating elements in the model, using diagrams or the Project Browser window.

Create Elements on a Diagram

The fastest and simplest ways to create elements directly on a diagram are via the Quick Linker and the Enterprise Architect UML Toolbox. The following topics describe these and other approaches for creating elements on a diagram:

Add Elements Directly to a Package

Sometimes it is useful to add elements to a package, without a diagrammatic representation. This can be accomplished via the Project Browser window and is explained in the following topic: