Prolaborate makes it easy to add package and element to your Enterprise Architect models quickly.
Element Creation option is available in Repository Settings page. Click Menu > Repository Settings under Repository Settings and enable/disable the option to restrict users from creating data through Prolaborate.
To create package and element, user must select the Package in which the new element or package will be created.
Click on a package in the repository browser. Add Element option will be available if the prerequisites are met. (Refer to Prerequisites at the top)
Click on it to open the Add New Element tab.
Enter the Artifact Name and notes (optional) in the respective fields.
Choose the required Stereotype by clicking the drop-down menu. Note that the Stereotypes listed will be based on the default Modeling Language configured. After choosing the required stereotype, click on Add.
If the artifact is added successfully, a pop-up will appear at the bottom of the tab as shown below.
The newly created element will be visible in the model.
Notice the created element in Prolaborate:
Notice the created element in EA:
In Prolaborate, only certain basic properties are displayed by default and users can edit them from the Properties tab. To edit properties that are shown, add the desired properties using the Form Designer for the Stereotype you wish to edit.
To add/show the properties for a stereotype, navigate to Form Designer page of the stereotype through Modeling Languages or click Open Form Designer option in the properties tab.
To perform edit/ add/ show refer the Configure MDG Modeling
In Form Designer page, users can
Based on the above options users can edit properties as required in the element properties tab and click Save to save the changes.
The tag values that come from MDG Modeling language for an artifact will be displayed under Other Attributes section. Users can edit/modify them as required using Prolaborate.
After editing, click Save to save the changes made to them.