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

To 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?

Sometimes, 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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Output model elements in tabular form with Doc. Composer June 25, 2015

Doc. Composer comes with a set of built-in element templates written in XML, and you can also create and edit your own templates. In this article we will show you how to create a template to list out all the use cases in your project, by modifying from one of the default bundled template.

Suppose the project we working on already have use case diagrams plus some use cases, to output all use cases in a single table with Doc. Composer: Read the rest of this entry »

Migrate Projects from CVS, Subversion, Perforce and ClearCase into Teamwork Server May 29, 2015

Visual Paradigm‘s Teamwork Server is designed specifically for perform team collaboration development with Visual Paradigm modeling client. It capable in doing everything you can do with CVS, Subversion, Perforce and ClearCase, plus some exclusive features like task management, online design sharing and comments sharing. You can migrate your teamwork projects from CVS, Subversion, Perforce and ClearCase into Visual Paradigm’s Teamwork Server, including all the revisions and modification histories, and this article will show you how to do the migration. Read the rest of this entry »

How to update VP Server May 28, 2015

VP Server is an integrated server providing the facilities including Teamwork operation support, Hosting of floating license and Centralized update server. Upgrade VP Server to new build, or even new version is extremely easy and can be done in few clicks. This article will teach you how to update your VP Server using the build-in update feature. Read the rest of this entry »

How to switch the default paste behavior to Paste as Model? May 26, 2015

Ctrl-C and Ctrl-V are possibly the hotkeys you use most in Visual Paradigm. You press Ctrl-C to copy shapes, and press Ctrl-V to paste the copied shapes to the active diagram. There are two ways of pasting – Paste as View and Paste as Model. While the default paste behavior triggered by Ctrl-V is to Paste as View, you can optionally change to Paste as Model. We will show you how it works in this article.

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Where are the element templates in VP 12.1?

“Where are the element templates gone?”, is a question being asked frequently by users who have recently upgraded to Visual Paradigm 12.1, and discovered that the XML template files to use in developing document are no longer exist. So where are the element templates gone?

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Output models in tabular form with HTML/PDF/MS Word documentation generator May 22, 2015

The documentation generator in Visual Paradigm allow you to output you models into various format, including HTML, PDF and MS Word. By using customized template you can output the details of the model elements in tabular form. In this article we will show you how it works. Read the rest of this entry »

Why Aren’t There Any Operations to Choose from in Reverse Engineering of Sequence Diagram?

What you need to do to reverse engineer UML sequence diagram from Java code is to select the source folder first, and then pick-up an operation from the identified classes. Visual Paradigm will form a sequence diagram by analyzing the operation you selected. A frequently asked question about this process is “Why aren’t there any operations?” We are going to answer you why in this article.

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Switching Edition of Visual Paradigm April 30, 2015

tomcat-thumbChanging product edition is particularly necessary when you want to test the functionalities supported by different editions of Visual Paradigm during evaluation period, or reserve license in particular edition for your teammate when running in floating license environment. This article will show you how to switch the edition of your Visual Paradigm software. Read the rest of this entry »