Working with Repository Projects
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Repository projects enable you to organize your models into project groups, which can be based on work groups, types of diagrams, or any other structure that suits your business environment. You can add Subprojects, and in nested hierarchies. You can create Subprojects as working copies of models to allow wider audiences access to them.
Users can associate tasks from third-party tools, such as Atlassian JIRA, to specific projects available within the Repository Project Center. Similar support also exists in Team Server, where you can add, change, and delete the same tasks.
- To secure projects, Repository Roles are used, which can be assigned to projects that will cascade permissions to any diagrams managed within the project. For more information, see Establishing Security for the Repository.
Create, Delete, Rename, and Define Repository Projects
Projects let you organize your diagrams in groups. You can create projects based on work groups, types of diagrams, basically any structure that suits your business environment.
- Log in to the Repository.
- Choose Repository > Project Center.
- The Repository Project Center dialog displays.
- Perform one of the following tasks:
- To create a new project, click New, and then complete the appropriate fields.
- To associate a task with a project, click New, and then complete the appropriate fields including selecting a third-party association and URL link to the task.
- To delete a project, on the projects tree, click the project you want to delete, and then click Delete. If necessary, in the Delete Project Warning dialog, choose how to deal with any nested projects.
- To rename a project, on the projects tree, click the project you want to rename, and then click Rename. In the Repository Rename Project dialog, provide a new name for the project and then click OK.
- To add a diagram to a project, on the projects tree, click the target project, from the Available Diagrams list, select the diagrams you want to include in the project, and then click the right arrows to move the diagrams to the Selected Diagrams list.
- To remove a diagram from a project, on the projects tree, click the target project, in the Selected Diagrams list, select the diagrams you want to remove from the project, and then click the left arrows to move the diagrams to the Available Diagrams list.
- To preserve the nested projects, click Preserve. This causes the nested projects to be moved up a level.
- To delete all nested projects, click Delete All. This causes the diagrams under the nested projects to be moved to the level above the deleted project.
- Click Apply or OK.
- A diagram can either be in one project or not in any project at all.
- When you delete a project all underlying components of the project, such as the diagrams and roles, are not deleted. Diagrams and roles associated with deleted projects will remain available to the users with the appropriate privileges.