Please note : This help page is not for the latest version of Enterprise Architect. The latest help can be found here.

Default Tools Toolbar


The Default Tools toolbar provides quick access to the following functions (in order):

  • New project  [Ctrl]+[N]
  • Open a project [Ctrl]+[O] - click on the folder icon to display the Open Project dialog, which enables you to open files or connect to a server, or click on the drop-down arrow to display a list of recently-opened projects and select one of those
  • Save current diagram  [Ctrl]+[S]
  • Cut selected element(s) from diagram [Ctrl]+[X] (the element is not removed from the source diagram until it is pasted from the clipboard into another diagram)
  • Copy to Enterprise Architect clipboard  [Ctrl]+[Space]
  • Paste from Enterprise Architect clipboard as instance  [Shift]+[Insert]
  • Undo last action  [Ctrl]+[Z]
  • Redo last undone action  [Ctrl]+[Y]
  • Print Preview (for generated documents and diagrams)
  • Page setup
  • Print  [Ctrl]+[O]
  • Show Element List for currently-selected package or diagram  [Ctrl]+[Alt]+[R]
  • Open Model Search [Ctrl]+[Alt]+[A]
  • Select the layout of docked windows, toolbars and the Toolbox (<default> is Enterprise Architect, other options display for any MDG Technologies you have enabled)
  • Help  [F1].

You can move this toolbar to any dockable position and it retains that position in subsequent sessions. You can hide or show the toolbar by clicking on the View | Toolbars | Default Tools menu option.