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Using image to represent Enterprise Architect device node

When you put together a system deployment diagram using Enterprise Architect, the default device node icon leaves a lot to be desired. Such a diagram using default icons will look like this:

You can prettify your diagram using custom images. In fact, Enterprise Architect already ships with a bunch of images you can leverage. To change the default image for a node, you do this:

  1. Right click on the node and select Appearance -> Select Alternate Image
  2. Select the image you desire and click on OK.

When you are done, you system diagram will look more “real” like so: