Two Solutions to the Problem of Setting Default Workspace

Some users may encounter this problem: after they set their preferred workspace as default in the Workspace Launcher dialog box, the default setting doesn’t change. The Workspace Launcher dialog box keeps popping up and shows the undesired workspace when they re-open the VP tool. The main problem is that they do not have the full permission to change the setting for default workspace. In this page, we will provide two solutions to deal with this problem.

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Using Alternative Combined Fragments in Sequence Diagram

An alternative combined fragment is used to specify an area of a group of lifelines/ actors to show conditional flow in a sequence diagram. It also models the if-then-else logic in the sequence diagram. In this page, we will demonstrate how to draw a simple sequence diagram with applying alternative combined fragment.

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Solution to the Failure of Commiting/ Updating Project with SVN on Window 7 and Window 2008 Server [Obsolete]

Team collaboration development on SVN had been discontinued starting from Visual Paradigm version 13.0

Since the file system of Window 7 and Window 2008 Server has been changed recently, thereby, you may encounter difficulties of committing or updating your project with SVN. What you can resolve the problem directly is to disable indexing. In this page, you can learn how to disable indexing when you fail to commit or update project with SVN on Window 7 and Window 2008 Server.

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Reusing ERD Entity in Business Process Diagram

With Logizian, you are allowed to re-use ERD entity in business process diagram. In this page, you will learn how to re-use entity in business process diagram by dragging and dropping.

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Pin Specification Window in ERD

By pinning, users can read those specification window of various model elements consecutively, no longer have to close the previous specification window and open new specification dialog box repeatedly. Reading the specification window of different entities in ERD now becomes an easy task.

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Add and Remove Template Parameters of UML Class

Users can create UML class with template parameter to form the template class. With Visual Paradigm for UML 8.0 (VP-UML), you can add and remove template parameters. In this page, you can learn how to add template parameter to class and how to remove it from class in class diagram.

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Database Design with Schema

Since VP-UML supports schema, users can make use of model to manage database. Users can develop ERDs under models, thereby, entities in different models can share the same name, but different schema. This page will demonstrate how to create model, how to create ERD under model and then how to apply schema.

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Checkout project from SSL subversion server [Obsolete]

Team collaboration development on Subversion had been discontinued starting from Visual Paradigm version 13.0

This article teaches you how to checkout project from self singed SSL subversion server.

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Choose a Different Dictionary in Spell Checking

The built-in spell checking feature of VP-UML/Agilian/Logizian helps ensure the correctness of model element names and documentation by marking those unrecognized words with red underlining. It works for numerous languages such as English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, etc. In this article, we will guide you through the steps to change the language of dictionary from American English, which is the default option, to British English.

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Copy Models across Projects

Users can copy and paste models not only between diagrams, but also across projects in VP-UML. This article is going to show you how to copy and paste model across projects within the same application.

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