How to Purchase more Licenses for your Team March 26, 2015

tomcat-thumbYou might need to purchase more Visual Paradigm licenses when your team expends. Adding license to your account is pretty easy and you can do it yourself right inside your Customer Service Center account. In this article, you will learn how to purchase new licenses to your account. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Upgrade My Subscription to Higher Edition March 25, 2015

tomcat-thumbVisual Paradigm license subscription service allows user to rent and use Visual Paradigm on monthly basis. It helps user to save money while benefit from the use of modeling tools in software development. The subscription service is a good point to kick start of adopting Visual Paradigm. As your project goes complex, you may need to upgrade your subscription to higher edition for the advanced features. Upgrading your subscription is an easy task and can be done in few clicks. In this article, you will learn how to upgrade your subscription license to higher edition. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Add New Subscription to your Account March 23, 2015

tomcat-thumbVisual Paradigm license subscription service allows users to rent and use Visual Paradigm on monthly basis. It helps users to save money while benefit from the use of modeling tools in software development. The subscription service is a good point to kick start of adopting Visual Paradigm. As the team grow, more subscription licenses will be needed. Adding new subscription license is an easy task and can be done in few clicks. In this article, you will learn how to add new subscription licenses to your account. Read the rest of this entry »

Capture Application Events using Open API March 19, 2015

tomcat-thumbOpen API is a powerful tool for developers to extend the functionality of Visual Paradigm software. It does not just allow you to have full access to the model data within your project, but also allow you to alter the behavior of the software. In this article, you will learn how to capture various events which has been fired during the execution of the software, and you can make use of these events to insert custom actions to achieve your goal. Read the rest of this entry »

Downgrade your evaluation version of Visual Paradigm to Community Edition March 10, 2015

tomcat-thumbVisual Paradigm Community Edition is a FREE CASE tool for you to create professional-look UML diagrams. Visual Paradigm Community Edition not just supports UML but also SysML as well as ERD. You can easily switch from free Community Edition to higher edition for 30 days free evaluation and to try out the advanced features. You can always switch the evaluation software back to Community Edition in few clicks. In this article we will show you how to switch the evaluation software back to Community Edition. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Switch between Sleek User Interface and Classic User Interface? January 8, 2015

tomcat-thumbIn version 12.0, Visual Paradigm has introduced a new user interface, Sleek User Interface. A suite of new tools have been introduced to improve the modeling efficiency as well as the diagram editing spaces have been increased for users’ convenience to edit their designs. In the following, we will teach you how to switch from Classic User Interface to Sleek User Interface, so that you can enjoy the new features in the new user interface. In case some users would like to switch back to Classic Interface, we will also show you how to switch from Sleek User Interface to Classic User Interface. Read the rest of this entry »

Binding Delete Key on Mac Keyboard

deletet-keyIn the past, the keyboards on Mac share similar layout as the standard PC keyboard which have both backspace and delete buttons. But since it has changed to a compact keyboard (without number pad), a single delete button is used to serve both delete and backspace functions. Starting from Visual Paradigm version 12.0 (build 20141226bu), new users will automatically have the delete button for deleting objects in their diagrams as well as backspace while editing of the textual content of the model element. For existing users, the delete function is bound with the tradition delete key, which no longer exists on the keyboard. This causes the new delete button (previously was the backspace key) cannot be used to delete objects in diagram. To solve this, user can manually bind the delete functions back to the new delete button. In this article we will show you how it works. Read the rest of this entry »

How to turn off the column datatype in ERD? December 24, 2014

In an ERD, when you represent the columns that exist in entities, you might only want to show their names but not any other property like their types since datatype is usually not required in early communication of data structure but is only required when implementing a database. In order to simplify an ERD and to avoid giving wrong information, you can hide the datatype, so that only the column names are left. For your convenience, Visual Paradigm supports hiding the datatype of columns, please follow the simple steps below. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Reassign Single Seat License to new Licensee December 23, 2014

tomcat-thumbThe Visual Paradigm Single Seat License is a kind of named user license that can be used by a single named user. However, in corporate environment, it is unavoidable that the license may need to reassign to different user, i.e. the original user is being assigned to different task which no longer needs the software or he has simply left the company, in this case, you can deactivate the license from the previous user and reassign it to a new user. In this article, you will learn how to deactivate a license and reassign it to a new user. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Activate your Visual Paradigm Single Seat License

If you are reading this article, you have probably already purchased a license for Visual Paradigm. Thank you for choosing our product.

Once you place an order, you will immediately obtain the activation code from the online shop and you can use it to activate your Visual Paradigm. Suppose you already have an evaluation version installed, you can turn it into the licensed copy in a few clicks.

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