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Paste Packages

When you drag a Package element from the Project Browser onto the current diagram, you can paste it into the diagram as one of a number of different objects, by simple selection from a menu.

Access     Drag existing Package(s) onto the diagram
(If the Place Package on Diagram menu does not display, press Ctrl while dragging the Package)

Select Paste options



See also

Package element

Paste the Package as an element representing the Package in the Project Browser (a simple link): in this case any changes to the Package are reflected in all diagrams in which it is shown.



Report Specification linked to package

Paste the Package as a Report Specification linked to the Package; a Report Specification is a stereotyped Document Artifact element from which you can generate a report and view the report as a linked document of that element.

Generate Documentation

Generate Report to an Artifact Element


Graph based on package contents


Paste the Package as a Pie Chart or Bar Chart that you can edit to graphically represent some aspect of the Package content.

Chart Elements

Matrix profile


Paste the Package as a Matrix Specification object.

Create Matrix Profile

Package as List

Paste the Package as a Model View chart element that lists the elements within the Package and shows the type (by icon), name, Scope, Status and Author of each element.

Define a Model View Chart

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