Tag Archives: Diagrams

EAObject: otDiagram
Table: t_diagram
API Help: Diagram Class
General Help: Working with Diagrams

Setting the an Image Asset as an Alternate Image using Sparx’s API

I’ve also been experimenting with image assets, this is what I’ve found so far: You can use the image assets directly in diagrams, they seem to be treated as class elements…. I’ve been in contact with Sparx, and they don’t recommend using image assets directly in you diagram, the intent… Read more »

Tips and Tricks: Creating Diagrams in Sparx EA

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Sparx EA offers numerous ways to create new diagrams, and then add elements and connectors to your diagrams, this blog entry summarizes these different options. Creating a new Diagram in Sparx EA by first selecting a Package or Element in the Project Browser and either: using the Ctrl+Insert Shortcut Key,… Read more »

Tips and Tricks: Diagram Layout using Keyboard Shortcuts in Sparx EA

I spend a lot of my time working on Diagrams in Sparx EA, a few years ago I set up the following keyboard shortcuts to make it quicker (for me anyway) to modify the layout of Elements in my diagrams. In addition to setting up the keyboard shortcuts to help… Read more »

Keeping diagrams “syncronized” in Sparx EA

As a Business Analyst I’m finding it very useful to have multiple viewpoints of the same diagram whether to show the evolution of an Architecture from the AS-IS through multiple Transitional Stages to the TO-BE, or to focus on a particular path through a Business Process to discuss how a… Read more »