eaUtils - Sparx Enterprise Architect add-in

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

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eaUtils addin for Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect Release History

v1.15.3 (Build 1803-4)

15/03/2018

  • 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)

v1.15.2 (Build 1803-3)

08/03/2018 

  • Improved About popup

v1.15.1 (Build 1803-2)

06/03/2018 

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

v1.15 (Build 1803-1)

02/03/2018 

  • 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)

v1.14.2 (Build 1712-3)

14/02/2018 

  • Minor fix on the package tree popup (error msg not displayed when none of the packages were selected)

v1.14.1 (Build 1712-2)

18/01/2018 

  • Automated tests updates (www.eatests.com integration)
  • Settings window improvement: automatically enable radio or checkboxes when clicking on the related field
  • Fixed Breadcrumb trail on linking Packages and hyperlinks (1.14 feature)
  • Breadcrumb improvement : resize generated hyperlinks according to the title length

v1.14.0 (Build 1712-1)

28/12/2017 - release candidate 1

  • New sorting option : elements object id (to sort by created order)
  • Improved breadcrumb trail : in addition to composite elements opening the current diagram, added support from hyperlinks, package elements with this main diagram, and navigation cells (EA 13.5). eaUtils settings include the default breadcrumb trail options (Composite elements, Packages, Hyperlinks, Navigation Cells)
  • Improved package tree popup window: the processed package is always visible in the list (when it is greater than the box size)
  • Improved popup windows: the process can be cancelled
  • New option to sort elements under an element (subelements)

v1.13.3 (Build 1710-4)

28/11/2017 - current release

  • Released a Portable Edition of eaUtils installation file (no administrator rights required)
  • Fixed installation registry update issue (found in 1.13.2, previous build 1710-3)

v1.13.2 (Build 1710-3)

09/11/2017

  • Added "Identify and sort integers within string values" to the displayed settings in the Sort Elements according to Diagram layout

v1.13.1 (Build 1710-2)

08/11/2017

  • Reload settings in the popup window when the settings window is closed

v1.13 (Build 1710-1)

26/10/2017

  • Reduced the number of menus:
    • sort elements in a package or element: moved each option (sort by alias, tagged values, stereotype, name) to a drop down list,
    • sort elements or generate aliases according to the elements in a diagram: moved "top to bottom" and "left to right" options to a drop down list.
  • Improved the settings window
  • Close Windows with the ESC key
  • Improved navigation between eaUtils windows and the settings window

v1.12.2 (Build 1612-6)

03/04/2017

  • Missing file or assembly error fixed

v1.12.1 (Build 1612-5)

29/03/2017

  • Generate alias window: hide the "Limit to Stereotype" drop down when no stereotype is found

v1.12 (Build 1612-4)

10/03/2017

  • Added a sort by modified or created date on diagrams within a package or composite element
  • Generate Alias: added an option to generate the alias for elements matching a single, selected stereotype. This can be useful e.g. for Archimate diagrams. This may be coupled with the object type restriction.
  • Improved locking control rules (element locks with or without security)
  • New sorting option: Sort numbering sequences including prefixes (e.g. REQ-1.1, REQ-1.2, REQ-1.10, REQ-1.15, REQ-2.0, REQ-2.1...) (asked by pli)
  • Package Tree Sorting popup window not closed when done to allow reviewing processed packages

v1.11.1 (Build 1601-4)

01/12/2016

  • Fixed a bug when looking for existing locks (exception raised - reported by pli)
  • Fixed Save Settings bug on EA projects stored in a Postgres DB.

v1.11 (Build 1601-3)

26/02/2016

  • Added the package tree option in the Package Sort by features (alias, stereotype, TV, name, reset sort order): when enabled eaUtils lets you select the packages within the tree to process
  • Added Custom Tagged Value support in eaUtils Sort By settings
  • Improved popup windows with the prompt question, a summary of the current settings, and a status box
  • Generate Alias: option to increment the starting number
  • Improved Security Lock controls
  • Bug fixes: Removed packages from diagram sorting, renamed Trailing zeros with Leading zeros (jbr)
  • Improved Breadcrumb: prevent creating a hyperlink on the diagram itself (jbr)

v1.10 (Build 1511-7)

16/12/2015 - first official release

  • Added Generate Alias feature
  • Updated eaUtils settings

v1.06 (Build 1511-6, beta 4)

09/12/2015

  • Added case sensitive option on the sorting features (see eaUtils settings)
  • Added sorting Tagged Value name to the Registry (to change the default BrowserOrder Tagged Value)
  • Added a Check for Update feature

v1.05 (Build 1511-5, beta 3)

02/12/2015

  • Improved the installation files (upgrade management, remove)

v1.03 (Build 1511-3, beta 2)

30/11/2015

  • Fixed the Restore Default Settings button in eaUtils Settings.
  • Added the following settings on the Diagram Sorting feature: Ignore external elements in a diagram sorting.

v1.02 (Build 1511-2, beta 1)

25/11/2015 - first beta version

  • Sort elements from a selected package or composite element by Alias, by the Tagged Value “BrowserOrder”, by Stereotype, by Name
  • Apply the default sorting order on a selected package or element
  • Sort a package elements by the order displayed from top to bottom, or from left to right, on a diagram selected from the project browser (optional: ignore external elements)
  • Generate the breadcrumb trail on a diagram selected from the project browser
  • Update eaUtils settings
  • About eaUtils dialog window
  • Open the online help section