eaUtils - Sparx Enterprise Architect add-in

Utilities for your EA models: sort elements, generate alias, diagram breadcrumb navigation

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Welcome to eaUtils

Utilities addin for Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect

eaUtils is a free utilities add’in for Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect modelling tool. eaUtils provides features that have addressed a number of situations I came across over the past years in my daily use of Sparx EA.

Most eaUtils features come from scripts that were initially wrote in Enterprise Architect. Some of these scripts have been shared via articles published on my blog www.umlchannel.com, and improved since in eaUtils Enterprise Architect addin. eaUtils was launched with the aim to gather all scripts in a Sparx Enterprise Enterprise Architect addin for maintenance, installation, and diffusion purposes.

eaUtils 1.15.5 is available to download with UI improvements and a new Find in all Diagrams feature. The help content is up to date.

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eaUtils features

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Full release details are available from eaUtils History page. Additional featur/ylues will be added in the future releases page.

Custom scripts and add-ins services

Using Sparx Enterprise Architect tool and require specific features for your project? Contact me on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for any services on implementing add-ins, automated scripts, MDG/UML profiles, etc.

eaUtils latest release

eaUtils 1.15

Release v1.15.5 of eaUtils is available since May 2018.

09/05/2018 - version 1.15.5 (release 1803-6)

  • Minor bug fix on the Tree Package popup when resuming from the Settings window

03/05/2018 - version 1.15.4 (release 1803-5)

      • Generate Alias bug fix: added auto leading zeros support (missing)
      • Added YouTube link to the About window
      • UI improvements:
        • The selection(s) in the popup window e.g. Option, Direction... is saved before opening the Settings. When closing the settings, the selection is restored in the previous popup.
        • The selected sorting option is saved when navigating between the tree package and the single package sorting popup windows (when the Process Tree Package is modified via the Settings).
      • Automated tests integration (www.eatests.com): new feature to run tests from a diagram.

15/03/2018 - version 1.15.3 (release 1803-4)

      • Detect the DBMS behind a Cloud Service connexion
      • Find in Diagrams
        • Added "Instance" to find an instance's classifier (opposite of EA "Classifier" usage type)
        • Display the full path when selecting a row/diagram
        • Focus on the element in the diagram (EA build 1305 and above)
      • Find In Diagrams automated tests integration (www.eatests.com)

08/03/2018 - version 1.15.2 (release 1803-3)

      • Improved About popup

06/03/2018 - version 1.15.1 (release 1803-2)

      • Completed the Find in Diagrams with additional columns + classifier links support

02/03/2018 - version 1.15 (release 1803-1)

      • Changed and improved the behaviour of dealing with selected items so it works with project browser and diagram selections
        • Before then, eaUtils only took into account the selection from the project browser to identify the available features
      • New feature to Find all Diagrams for a selected package or element from EA Project Browser
        • This is the same as EA built-in "Find in All Diagrams" with added columns requested by a client (pending my feature request is taken into account by Sparx)

eaUtils is available to download here. It has been downloaded more than 1500 times since its release.

eaUtils online Help is available here.

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