How to evaluate advanced feature which not covered in Community Edition

tomcat-thumbVisual Paradigm Community Edition is a FREE CASE tool for you to create professional-look diagrams in Unified Modeling Language (UML). It is a strip down version of the full Visual Paradigm package. The Community Edition is a good starting point for learning how to UML diagrams. As you get familiar with the software you may interested in other advanced features from the full Visual Paradigm package. Instead of reinstall the software with the evaluation version to try out those features, you can simply turn your Community Edition into evaluation version of the full Visual Paradigm in few clicks.

 

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Why image not being copy from MS Word to Visual Paradigm?

Every diagram and model element in Visual Paradigm support defining description in rich text. Sometimes you may need to fill in the detail description of the diagram or model element by copy & paste form other sources, where your existing MS Word document is one of the typical source. But in some case the image in your Word document may not being copied to Visual Paradigm…

Copy & paste from MS Word missed image

Copy & paste from MS Word missed image

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Why some database data type not available when creating ERD?

With Visual Paradigm you can model the structure of your database using Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD). When creating ERD you may hit a situation that the data type you wish to pick for your column is not available for you. This probably caused by you haven’t pick the default database for your project. Read more

Launch Visual Paradigm with Specific Diagram Opened

You can open a specific diagram of a Visual Paradigm project through Command Prompt. It would be especially helpful when you need to open one of various diagrams from a project.

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How to setup ArchiMetric in 32 bit environment [Obsolete]

Since version 14.0 ArchiMetric had been replaced by Visual Paradigm Enterprise.

tomcat-thumbArchiMetric (former Visual Paradigm Enterprise Edition) is an all-in-one software and system development tool for end-to-end information technology system modeling. As 64 bit system already become the majority player, ArchiMetric only offer installation package for 64 bit systems. But even 32 bit installation package is not available for ArchiMetric, you can still run the ArchiMetric in 32 bit environment. This article will teach you how to run ArchiMetric in 32 bit environment. Read more

How to upgrade Visual Paradigm (Single Seat License) and VPository to New Version

From time to time, Visual Paradigm releases new version to Visual Paradigm and VPository (Teamwork Server on the cloud) which cover bunch of new features and enhancements. Thanks to the maintenance contract system, you can upgrade to new version without extra cost as long as your license is covered by maintenance. This article will teach you how to upgrade your Visual Paradigm in single seat license as well as the VPository to new version.
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How to upgrade Visual Paradigm (Floating License) and VPository to New Version

From time to time Visual Paradigm release new version of Visual Paradigm and VPository (Teamwork Server on the cloud) which cover bunch of new features and enhancements. Thanks to the maintenance contract system, you can upgrade to new version without extra cost as long as your license is covered by maintenance. This article will teach you how to upgrade your Visual Paradigm in floating license as well as the VPository to new version. Read more

How to upgrade Visual Paradigm (Subscription License) and VPository to New Version

From time to time Visual Paradigm release new version of Visual Paradigm and VPository (Teamwork Server on the cloud) which cover bunch of new features and enhancements. As a subscription user, you can upgrade to new version without extra cost all the way through your subscription period. This article will teach you how to upgrade your Visual Paradigm in subscription license and your VPository to new version.
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How to reset model element ID and ID generator

tomcat-thumbHaving unique ID for your model elements are extremely useful in structure of your models in systematic way, also ease the communications with your teams. Visual Paradigm support generate unique ID for all model elements. Once configured, unique ID will be assigned to the model element upon creation. But during your development process the ID of your model elements could become cluttered (i.e. model elements being deleted) and the ID no longer generated in sequence. To solve this problem you can reset the ID of your model elements as well as the index in the ID generator. Read more