Replace Model Element with Open API

In Visual Paradigm the models you created are in repository basis, where a single model element can appear on multiple diagrams, or even multiple occurrence in a single diagram. Each occurrence (we call the view) on diagram is a visual presentation of the model element. In some case you might want to change the underlying model element of a view to another model element without affecting the diagram. In this article we will show you how to change the underlying model element of a view using Open API. Read more

Create Generalization Set using Open API

tomcat-thumbThe generalization set defines a set of generalization relationship that describe how the superclass may be divided by a set of subclasses. The generalization defined in the set can group together in diagram for better presentation of the model. The generalization set can defined via the GUI on diagram or using Open API. In this article you will learn how to create generalization set using Open API in Visual Paradigm. Read more

Perform bulk Installation of Visual Paradigm with Academic Partner License on Mac

Bulk installation is a handy approach to install and activate Visual Paradigm on multiple machines. It is specially designed for Visual Paradigm Academic Partner License users who need to setup Visual Paradigm on a considerable number of computers. This article will describe the procedures required for perform the bulk installation on Mac environment. Read more

How to create Rich Text Tagged Values

Tagged values offer a convenient way to define additional details to your models elements. In Visual Paradigm you can define tagged values for model elements in various data types, including plain text, integer, floating point number, Boolean, data and time, reference to another model elements, as well as HTML text. To create rick text tagged values: Read more

How to Create Parallel Event-Based Gateway

tomcat-thumbThe Event-Based Gateway represent a branching point in business process where the alternative path being executed based on the events that occur. The Event-Based Gateway can be in Exclusive type of Parallel type. To create parallel event based gateway in business process diagram in Visual Paradigm:


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Putting User Story into Diagram

User story is a very important component in capturing and managing requirements. In Visual Paradigm you can create and manage user stories in agile development (scrum) approach using UeXceler. The user stories you created in UeXceler is not just for requirement management purpose, they can also visualize on diagram to provide extra annotation to visual models. To put your user story into diagram: Read more

Create Swimlane in Activity Diagram using Open API

tomcat-thumbIn UML activity diagram the swimlane is a collection of partitions which allows user to group the actions with common characteristics together. The swimlane can have partitions in multi dimensions. In this article we will show you how to create swimlane in activity diagram using Visual Paradigm Open API.


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Retrieve Referenced Model Element in Doc. Composer

Visual Paradigm support created reference between any model elements or diagrams. This help in elaborate your models without being limited to a specific notations or resources. For example, you can use an Entity table to elaborate the data structure on database of an Actor. Visual Paradigm Doc. Composer allows you to create professional documentation with fully customizable templates. In Doc. Composer you are not limit to retrieve just the reference relationship between models, you can also output the detail information of the referenced elements. In this article we will show you how it works. Read more

How to Upgrade My Subscription to Higher Edition

tomcat-thumbVisual Paradigm license subscription service allows user to rent and use Visual Paradigm software 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 product. As your project goes complex, you may need to upgrade your subscription from 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 Visual Paradigm subscription license to higher edition. Read more

How to Reassign Single Seat License to new Licensee

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 more