How to Create Data Dictionary Report

Doc. Composer is a powerful document generator which allows user to output the details of the models using customized templates. In this article we will create customize template to generate a data dictionary for the class models and its attributes in your project.

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Filter Model Element by Tagged Values in Doc. Composer

With Doc. Composer you can create custom templates to filter out particular model elements in your project and output its details into document. In this article you will learn how to filter the model elements by its element type and tagged values. We will use ArchiMate Application Component as example and demonstrate how to extract the Application Component with tagged value Financial Management (FM) set to true from your project (Application Component in green in diagram below). Read more

Delete custom Doc. Composer Templates

Doc. Composer templates allow user to customize how the model data being generated into documents. For standalone users or team collaboration users with proper permission he can freely make change or create customize templates. In case the template become outdated and wrongly created he can then remove it from repository. In this article we will show you how to remove the Doc. Composer templates in the repository. Read more

Why the class members not being generate to document?

Trying to create custom document template on Class Diagram to output its containing classes and its members but none of the class member being rendered…

No class member being rendered to document

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How to output relationships details using Doc. Composer

Doc. Composer provides an extremely customizable way to query the details of model elements and out put them into Word, PDF and HTML documents. In this article we will teach you how to customize the document templates to output the details of a relationship model. Read more

Control Background Color of Table Rows in Doc. Composer

The Doc. Composer template allow users to customize how the model data being generated into documents. User can freely control how the rendering of model data by writing XML template. In this article we will demonstrate how to control the background color of table rows when writing XML templates. Read more

Generate Document for each Business Process Diagram in Project using Open API

Doc. Composer is a build-in document builder in Visual Paradigm which allows user create professional looks document with fully customizable XML templates. With the Build from Scratch mode user can create customized XML template and drag & drop it into document editor for rendering documents. This process can be automated using Open API. In this document we will demonstrate how create plugin to automatic publish all business process diagrams in your project to Word document using your specified XML template. Read more

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

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