Visual Paradigm User's Guide
User's Guide

Last Modified: Oct 28, 2014

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Table of Contents

Part I. Getting started

1. Introduction to Visual Paradigm

2. Installing Visual Paradigm

3. Uninstalling Visual Paradigm

4. User interface

5. Working with projects

Part II. UML modeling

1. Use case diagram

2. Class diagram

3. Sequence diagram

4. Communication diagram

5. State machine diagram

6. Activity diagram

7. Component diagram

8. Deployment diagram

9. Package diagram

10. Object diagram

11. Composite structure diagram

12. Timing diagram

13. Interaction overview diagram

14. Requirement diagram

15. Textual analysis

16. CRC card diagram

Part III. Glossary management

1. Working with glossary

2. Grid diagram

Part IV. BPMN toolset

1. Business Process Diagram

2. Conversation Diagram

Part V. Modeling toolset

1. Creating diagrams

2. Project management properties

3. Documenting model elements

4. Style and formatting

5. General modeling techniques

6. Advanced modeling techniques

7. Annotations and freehand shapes

8. Resource Referencing

9. Using shape editor

10. Customizing user interface

11. Organizing works with model

12. Using stereotypes

Part VI. Collaborative modeling

1. Getting started

2. Basic features

3. Advanced features

4. PostMania

Part VII. Code engineering

1. Instant Reverse

2. Instant Generation

3. Java Round-Trip

4. C++ Round-trip

5. Reverse ORM POJO Classes

6. Generating Object-Relational Mapping Code

7. State Machine Diagram Code Generation

Part VIII. Database design and engineering

1. Database Modeling

2. Synchronization between ERD and Class Diagram

3. Generating Database

4. Reversing Database

Part IX. Advanced modeling toolset

1. Maintaining project reference

2. Model element nicknaming

3. Visual Diff

4. Using design pattern

5. Model transitor

6. Customizing elements with profile

7. Mind mapping diagram

8. Brainstorm

Part X. Report generation

1. Generating HTML/PDF/Word report

2. Customizing report

3. Publishing project to Web Site

4. Report composer

5. Report composer templates

Part XI. Business modeling

1. Data Flow Diagram

2. Event-driven Process Chain Diagram

3. Process Map Diagram

4. Organization Chart

5. RACI Chart

Part XII. Requirements gathering

1. UeXceler

2. Use Case Notes

3. Use Case Flow of Events

4. Requirement List

5. Use Case Statements

6. User Stories

Part XIII. Wireframe

1. Wireframe

Part XIV. Impact analysis

1. Introduction of impact analysis

2. Analysis Diagram

3. Matrix Diagram

4. Chart Diagram

Part XV. SoaML modeling

1. Service interface diagram

2. Service participant diagram

3. Service contract diagram

4. Services architecture diagram

5. Service categorization diagram

Part XVI. Design animation

1. Animation

Part XVII. Enterprise Architecture

1. Zachman Framework

2. Business Motivation Model diagram

3. ArchiMate diagram

Part XVIII. Business rule

1. Business rule management

2. Fact Diagram

3. Decision table

Part XIX. Process simulation

1. Process Simulation

Part XX. IDE Integration

1. Eclipse Integration

2. Visual Studio Integration

3. NetBeans Integration

4. IntelliJ IDEA Integration

Part XXI. Interoperability and integration

1. Export and Import XML

2. Export and import VP project

3. Export and Import Microsoft Excel

4. Export and Import XMI

5. Export and Import BPMN 2.0

6. Importing Visio drawing

7. Importing Rational Rose model

8. Importing Rational Software Architect File

9. Importing Erwin Data Modeler project file

10. Importing Telelogic Rhapsody and System Architect project file

11. Importing NetBeans 6.x UML diagrams

12. Importing BizAgi

13. Exporting diagram to various graphic formats

14. Extend functionalities with Open API

15. Command line interface

16. Printing diagrams

Part XXII. Appendix A - Application Options

1. General

2. Diagramming

3. View

4. Instant Reverse

5. ORM

6. State Code Engine

7. Office Exchange

8. User Path

9. File Types

10. Spell Checking

11. Keys

12. Import/Export

Part XXIII. Appendix B - Project Options

1. Diagramming

2. Instant Reverse

3. ORM

4. State Code Engine

5. Data Type

6. Code Synchronization

7. C++ Code Synchronization

8. Model Quality

Part XXIV. Appendix C

1. Automatic Update

2. Connection Rules

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