Setup Floating License Server as System Service on Linux

You can setup the Floating License Server as Linux system service. By setting up the server as service, it will start automatically when your machine boots up. This article will show you how to setup the floating license server as Linux system service. Read more

Why Cannot Install Both SDE and DB-VA on the Same IDE [Obsolete]

VP Suite installer is the installation program for installing all Visual Paradigm’s client software. During installation you may notices that there are both SDE and DB-VA products available. Read more

Show and Hide Resource Icons

Resource centric icons are a set of graphical icons that appear in diagram to help you perform certain functions in quick. A well known kind of resource icon is those surrounding shapes, helping you to create new shape from an existing one, with connection added in between. There are also other kinds of resource icons, which help perform operations like to align shapes, to pin a connector end, to create reference/sub-diagram or to split a connector by introducing a new shape.
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Performance Boost for Your Large Project

Sometimes, users experienced the application running slow when the size of the model grows. This probably caused by the project is not well organized, which causes necessary operations in run-time. Visual Paradigm incorporate some smart features helps you to model a big system in an efficient way, and below are few tips helps you to organize your models inside your project.

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Adjust Memory Settings for Teamwork Server

When Teamwork Server starts, it will reserve certain amount of memory from your system. This memory allocation setting can be specified inside the launching script of the server. Read more

Show Diagram’s Project Management Properties in Diagram Info Shape

Diagram info shape provides a place to document and display diagram information in diagram. You can add diagram info shape to any diagram to document a diagram.

Project management properties are a set pre-defined properties, made for recording additional management-level information for all kinds of project data.

With diagram info shape, you can show in diagram the project management properties of that diagram, through the use of variables. In this article, you will see how to apply those variables.

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How to Reset Teamwork Server/ License Server Admin Password [Obsolete]

This article is out-dated and is only for VP Server prior to version 5.3. For version 5.3 or newer user please refer to How to Reset Admin Password for VP Server for details about how to reset the Admin password of the server.

In case you forget your administrator’s password, Teamwork Server/ License Server enables users to reset their password. This article will teach you how reset your administrator’s password in server.properties file.

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Defining Default Documentation Template for Model Element

A template enables you to retrieve and display information about your model elements. You can use a documentation template to generate documentation on different model elements of the same type. By creating a documentation template, you can also customize the content and presentation of your documentation of specific model element type.

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How to Make HTML Content Rendered in Preview Shape

Visual Paradigm considers that showing the html content in preview shape, to a large extent, is one of the reasons of slowing down the operation of an application. The preview shapes in all VP products, therefore, don’t show the html content by default. For the sake of users, VP products enable users to change this setting in their current workspace. This article will demonstrate how to render the html content of a note in an Overview Diagram.

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How to Customize Requirement Types for Specific Business Need

In requirement diagram, a requirement is a document of what a system should perform upon customers’ needs. This type of requirement is also known as a functional requirement. You can identify a list of properties, such as such as ID, source, kind, verify method, risk and status inside requirement itself. Apart from the default requirement type, you are able to customize your preferred requirement type for specific business need. A customized requirement type is a template for all requirements of same type. It is especially useful when grouping similar requirements in a project.
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