How to Modify Default Port of VP Server’s Content Repository

In latest version 16.0 Visual Paradigm introduced a new Form Builder feature (supported in Professional Edition or above) which allow user to create executable forms using visual editor. The designed form can go live for data collection. For on-premises Teamwork Server or local workspace (local personal server) the data collected by the forms will be stored in the local Content Repository within the server. Subject to user’s environment the default port used by Content Repository may conflict with other services on user’s computer. In case conflict was found user can change the port used by Content Repository. To change the port number of Content Repository:

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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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How to upgrade your VP Online (VPository) to new version

tomcat-thumbVP Online (formerly called VPository) is a cloud-based collaboration platform provided by Visual Paradigm. VP Online allow software teams to store and share Visual Paradigm projects with team members, as well as provide web based edition facilities for some diagrams. Software teams who subscribed to VP Online are granted a company-wide domain where project can be stored. When you upgrade your Visual Paradigm client to new version, your VP Online needs to follow. But don’t worry, you don’t need to get your hands dirty for the upgrade as Visual Paradigm Support Team do it for you. All you need to do is send us the request. In this article we will show you how to request for upgrade for your VP Online. Read more

AK006 – Invalid Login

This error means user entering incorrect login credential when login to VP Online. For example, incorrect login ID or password.

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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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WD0002 – File to open Web Diagram

This error means the VP Desktop Client fail to load the module for opening web based diagrams. For example, Inforgraphic, Process Map, Cloud Service Architecture diagrams, etc..

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Hash Project Contents Using VP Project Anonymous Tool

Visual Paradigm is always committed to deliver the best possible service to users. When users experience issues that seem to be too complex to diagnose over emails, users could send over their project files for us to better understand their problems and come back with a solution faster. However, we also understand that users might be concerned with passing along project files which contain sensitive or even confidential business information. To address this concern, we have developed the Project Anonymous Tool for users to hash their project data into meaningless information and make it safe to send in for diagnosis.

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Output Associated Diagrams from Diagram Overview using Doc. Composer

The Overview Diagram helps to illustrate the relationships between different diagrams modelled for your system. In this article we will show you how to output the details of the diagrams associated by the Diagram Overview element in Overview Diagram using  Doc. Composer.

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How to specify SQL Server FileGroup in Entity

By default SQL Server will store all your database objects, system objects, tables, stored procedures, etc… into the primary file group. This basically is putting everything into a single data file (.mdf) and transaction log (.ldf). This should be pretty sufficient in development environment. But in production environment the default setting could causing performance limitation. To achieve higher throughput we can design the database to work with multiple files and filegroups.

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Retrieve Image from Model Element’s Description Using Open API

In Visual Paradigm every model elements and diagrams can be describe with rich text content. With Visual Paradigm’s Open API it provide a channel to user to manipulate the diagram and model elements. In this article we will show you how to retrieve the images inside model element’s rich text description for further manipulation. We will demonstrate this by putting the image into ImageIcon and display using a message pane.

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