How to solve the problem on cannot enter non-English characters to VP Online on Mac

Some Mac users may experience problem on unable to enter non-English characters into VP Online diagram in Visual Paradigm desktop application. To solve this problem:

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Specify Proxy Server for VP Server to Check for Client Updates

One of the feature for the on-premises VP Server is use as the update source for the VP Client to perform software update. This help to make sure all users within the company using the same build of Visual Paradigm’s application. During setup of update mechanism VP Server will check any available update of VP application over Internet. This article teach user how to configure the proxy server for their VP Server so that they can check for software update from Visual Paradigm’s website. To configure proxy server for VP Server:

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Understanding Exit Code returned by Visual Paradigm’s Command Line Interface

Visual Paradigm command line interface allow users to operate various Visual Paradigm’s functionalities without initiate the graphical user interface. Upon finish it will store the execution status into system’s exit code. User creating automated procedures can use the exit code to determine the next step to proceed. Below is the meaning of exit code returned by Visual Paradigm’s command line interface.

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Launch Visual Paradigm in Specific Edition According to the License Available in Floating License Server

Visual Paradigm’s floating license environment allow teams running in mixed editions of Visual Paradigm. User can launch Visual Paradigm in specific edition according to the availability of license in license server. To do this:

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Specify Default Size of Task and Sub-process in Business Process Diagram

In Visual Paradigm you can specify the default size of the task & sub-process element created in your business process diagram. To specify the default size of task & sub-process:

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Find out Model Elements with Specific Stereotype using ETL Table

The ETL Table in Visual Paradigm is a powerful tool which allows you to perform query on your models. It not just allows you to find out the models based using its name or specific text in documentation, but allows you to lookup the models based on the values of its specific properties. In this article we demonstrate how to find out the model elements which having specific stereotype being assigned.

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How to Migrate VP Server

The migration procedure provides a way for user to move data from one server to another one. This is helpful under the following situation:

  • Move the server from one machine to another machine (include changing OS)
  • Change of server database (i.e. form embedded database to external database)
  • Upgrade server which span across multiple versions (i.e. from v12 directly to v16)
  • Update server runtime

To perform server migration:

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Compatibility between VP Desktop and VP Online diagrams

VP Online (formerly called VPository) is a cloud platform provided by Visual Paradigm. For user with VP Online license they can use web based diagram editor to create various diagrams. For user with VP Desktop license they can use VP Online as their project repository for team collaboration development. When VP Desktop user using VP Online as project repository some of the diagrams will be auto-synchronized between VP Desktop and VP Online, while some of them are accessible only in VP Desktop and will send to VP Online as a revision upon commit his work (change history). Read more

Configure VP Server to perform user authentication with Kerberos

tomcat-thumbStarting from version 16.0 Visual Paradigm’s on-premises Teamwork Server and VP Online support user authentication with Kerberos. This article explains how to configure your Teamwork Server/VP Online for Kerberos authentication.

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How to output class members to document which only show in diagram

Visual Paradigm support reuse models in different diagrams. The same element can have different presentations, or even showing different details on different diagrams. i.e., a class can show different set of attributes in different diagrams subject to the context. In this article we will show you how to create document for your classes which only showing the attributes which presented in your diagram.

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