Activate Visual Paradigm with Site License July 29, 2015

tomcat-thumbVisual Paradigm Site License allows all staff in your company or government department (under same email domain name) entitle to use Visual Paradigm without extra cost. In this article we will show you how to activate your Visual Paradigm with site license. Read the rest of this entry »

Create Use Case Diagram using Open API July 28, 2015

tomcat-thumbUse Case Diagram in Unified Modeling Language is a great tool in requirement analysis. It gives user a visual presentation about the users of the system as well as the functions they are interested in order to achieve a “goal”. Instead of creating use case diagram manually, you can also create it programmatically using Open API. In this article we will show you how to create use case diagram with Visual Paradigm’s Open API. Read the rest of this entry »

Export active diagram as image via Open API July 22, 2015

Visual Paradigm’s Open API is a powerful tool which allow user to extend the functionalities of Visual Paradigm software. With Open API you not just allow to access the model information, but also allow to export diagram into images. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Register your Visual Paradigm Community Edition Software July 14, 2015

tomcat-thumbVisual Paradigm Community Edition is a FREE UML drawing tool for you to create professional-look UML diagrams easily and quickly thought its award-winning diagramming interface. Visual Paradigm Community Edition supports not only UML but also ERD and SysML. Students and UML beginners like to learn and practice UML and modeling skills with Visual Paradigm Community Edition. Open source and community groups use Visual Paradigm Community Edition to document their software projects and publish the output to their Web pages/blogs. In this article we will show you how to register and activate your Visual Paradigm Community Edition. Read the rest of this entry »

Control diagram preview image in Doc. Composer using Open API July 10, 2015

The Doc. Composer allows you to create document for your model in a fully customized way. For diagrams presented on a Doc. Composer, instead of showing the entire diagram you may want to have it focused on a specific part of a diagram. Instead of adjust the zoom ratio and scroll position manually in Doc. Composer, you can also do it with the Open API. In this article we will show you how to make use of Open API to adjust the zoom ratio and scroll position of the diagram image in Doc. Composer. Read the rest of this entry »

Permission error when perform IDE Integration July 8, 2015

When perform IDE Integration you may receive error complain Visual Paradigm didn’t have sufficient permission for perform the integration.

No permission to perform IDE Integration

No permission to perform IDE Integration

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Setup VP Server with SQL Server July 3, 2015

tomcat-thumbVP Server is a server application which included the Teamwork Server, Floating License Server and Update Server. Instead of setup these server applications one by one; they can be setup via the single VP Server package. VP Server using database for storing the settings and configurations, such as teamwork user account, history for check-in & check-out of project files, floating license status, etc. You can setup VP Server with an embedded database, or using some popular DBMS such as Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle and PostgreSQL. This article will teach you how to setup a Microsoft SQL Server database for the VP Server. We will use the Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Express Edition to demonstrate how it works. Read the rest of this entry »

Using Business Key in ERD July 2, 2015

In database design, instead of using primary key we may also use various business keys (also known as alternate key) to unique identify records. The use of business key give you different perspective on identify records from your database tables. In Visual Paradigm you can use these business key to establish relationships with other entities. In this article we will show you how to make use of the business key to relating entities. Read the rest of this entry »

Using “Favorite” Folder in File Chooser June 30, 2015

tomcat-thumbTo increase the efficiency of modeling, you may have a specific folder in your machine to store relevant materials, such as documentations and projects, so that you can easily pick up what you need. In consideration of this, our file/directory choosers allows you to add those folders favorite. Once you add a folder as favorite, you can revisit the folder by clicking on the favorite link whenever you want to pick up the materials inside.

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How to enter shape name in multiple lines?

tomcat-thumbSometimes, you may want to give a shape a long name. If the name is so long that it reaches the shape border, it will automatically wrapped. If you dislike the auto wrapping behavior, you can add line breaks to appropriate position yourself. In this article you will learn how to add a line break when editing a shape’s name inline.

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