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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Create relationships between models by importing data from Excel

Visual Paradigm’s Excel export and import allow users to import data into project. This not just for importing of model elements, but also for relationships. In this article we will show you how to create relationships between models using the Excel.

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Query Model Element’s Relationships using ETL Table

On-Demand Model ETL (Extract, Transform & Load) is a facility which allow user to query on their model elements (extract), manipulate them (transform) and further visualize them in diagram (load). The ETL table not just allow you to perform query on a single level of models, but also support nested levels such as the contained or connected elements. In this article we will show you how to configure the ETL table to perform query on 3 levels of model elements.

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Data Visualization with Google Sheets

Visual Paradigm support visualize your data into various charts. This feature gives you valuable insights to your data. The data can be visualized by entering with the build-in spreadsheet tool, upload of Excel file, or directly link from Google Sheets. In this article we will show you how to feed in data to your chart by link to Google Sheets.

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Adjust maximum number of connector limit for layout the diagram

Layout of diagram is a resource intensive action. By default Visual Paradigm set the limit to handle maximum 300 connectors in single diagram when perform layout. If your diagram got more than 300 connectors then the following message will be shown when you try to perform layout.

Layout diagram hitting maximum number of connector limit

Layout diagram hitting maximum number of connector limit

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Split lifeline activation bar to model focus of control

In sequence diagram it is very common to use the activation bar to model the focus of control in runtime. In Visual Paradigm by default the activation bar of the lifeline will extend automatically along with its incoming and outgoing messages.

Sequence Diagram with activation bar on lifeline

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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

How to generate work task from PERT Chart

PERT Chart is a popular project management tool used to schedule, organize and coordinate task within a project. The word PERT stands for Program Evaluation Review Technique, a methodology developed by the U.S. Navy in 1950s to manage the Polaris submarine missile program. In Visual Paradigm the PERT Chart is not a stand still diagram, it can generate into actual executable tasks and assign to team members to carry out the work. In this article you will learn how to generate executable tasks form PERT Chart. Read more