Connect Visual Paradigm Desktop Client to a different VP Online repository

In my Visual Paradigm Desktop Client the workspace ID being disabled and I cannot change to another workspace.

Workspace field being disabled for making change

Workspace field being disabled for making change

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How to solve the problem on cannot enter non-English characters to VP Online on Mac

Some Mac users may experience problem on unable to enter non-English characters into VP Online diagram in Visual Paradigm desktop application. To solve this problem:

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Specify Proxy Server for VP Server to Check for Client Updates

One of the feature for the on-premises VP Server is use as the update source for the VP Client to perform software update. This help to make sure all users within the company using the same build of Visual Paradigm’s application. During setup of update mechanism VP Server will check any available update of VP application over Internet. This article teach user how to configure the proxy server for their VP Server so that they can check for software update from Visual Paradigm’s website. To configure proxy server for VP Server:

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Understanding Exit Code returned by Visual Paradigm’s Command Line Interface

Visual Paradigm command line interface allow users to operate various Visual Paradigm’s functionalities without initiate the graphical user interface. Upon finish it will store the execution status into system’s exit code. User creating automated procedures can use the exit code to determine the next step to proceed. Below is the meaning of exit code returned by Visual Paradigm’s command line interface.

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Launch Visual Paradigm in Specific Edition According to the License Available in Floating License Server

Visual Paradigm’s floating license environment allow teams running in mixed editions of Visual Paradigm. User can launch Visual Paradigm in specific edition according to the availability of license in license server. To do this:

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How to Migrate VP Server

The migration procedure provides a way for user to move data from one server to another one. This is helpful under the following situation:

  • Move the server from one machine to another machine (include changing OS)
  • Change of server database (i.e. form embedded database to external database)
  • Upgrade server which span across multiple versions (i.e. from v12 directly to v16)
  • Update server runtime

To perform server migration:

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Configure VP Server to perform user authentication with Kerberos

tomcat-thumbStarting from version 16.0 Visual Paradigm’s on-premises Teamwork Server and VP Online support user authentication with Kerberos. This article explains how to configure your Teamwork Server/VP Online for Kerberos authentication.

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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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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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