Cannot launch Visual Paradigm in Visual Studio even after perform integration

When launching Visual Paradigm form Visual Studio the following error pops out and blocking Visual Paradigm to start.

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Sharing VP Online web diagrams with your teammates

tomcat-thumbVP Online is pure web based platform allow you to do modeling with different diagrams, and perform software development activities such as capturing requirements, model customer’s experience with customer journey map, develop and prioritize development schedule with Agile scrum process, and management the progress of your project with the task management tool. All just using your browser. The diagrams you created can be share with your teammates for review or even further modifications or team collaboration development.

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Unable to reverse .NET binaries to Class Diagram

When perform reverse engineering of .NET binaries you may experience a problem that the Visual Paradigm complain the file you specified cannot be loaded.

Fail to reverse .NET binaries

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Output All Glossary Terms and Alias to Document

Visual Paradigm support using glossary to define the meaning of vocabulary in the software project. For terms representing same meaning could be defined as alias for linking up the concept. When modeling the element which matched with glossary and its alias will automatically highlighted in diagram. The glossary and alias can also being output to document for review purpose or become part of the project documentation. In this article we will show you how to output all glossary and its alias using Doc. Composer. Read more

How to create delegation connector between interface and port in Component Diagram

In UML Component Diagram the linkage between external contact of a component and the realization of that behavior can be linked with the delegation connector. It represent to forward the event from the external contact to target via the specified port. In Visual Paradigm you can create delegation connector between interface (the behavior) and port in following way: Read more

Output Business Process Task Procedures to Document

In Visual Paradigm user can define multiple set of working procedure to task and sub-process in business process diagram. The working procedures can be extracted from Doc. Composer and generate into a work manual.

Suppose we got the following BPD and with procedure defined on each task.

Task with procedures defined

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How to printout reference diagram for model element

Visual Paradigm support adding diagrams to model element as reference for provide supplementary information to your design. This reference relationship is not just a link defined in model, but also can output into document via Doc. Composer. You can output the reference by just display its name under the model element, or print the referenced diagram inline to the details of the model element. In this article we will show you how to print out the reference diagram inline to the details of model element. Read more

Create Glossary Grid with Open API

Defining glossary help your team to understand the software without ambiguity. In Visual Paradigm you can define glossary terms for explaining your models. The glossary terms can be explained by textual description, categorized by labels, and link up the meaning with similar terms using alias. Glossary can be created via the user interface or programmatically with Open API. In this article we will teach you how to create glossary grid using Open API. Read more

Create Model Transitor using Open API

Model Transitor is a feature that allows to create ‘transit’ relationships within your Visual Paradigm models, which can be a useful reference in identifying the cause of design changes in the future. The Model Transitor can be generated programmatically using Open API. In this article we will teach you how to create Model Transitor using Open API. Read more