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General Board / Re: Multiselect Tag Value
« on: August 07, 2018, 12:29:51 am »

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General Board / Re: Export matrix definitions with MDG Technology
« on: August 06, 2018, 04:30:08 pm »
Hi,

for Artifacts of type <<EAMatrixSpecification>> the definitions are stored in TaggedValue 'MatrixOptions'.

Example:
<MatrixData>
   <Profile linktype="Dependency" source="Package" target="Package" direction="0" targetpackage="{2F21949B-D75E-483b-AB78-442F733E4CAB}" sourcepackage="{ADF40143-CBBB-4656-9759-AB3E21606187}" showsourcechildren="1" showtargetchildren="1"/>
</MatrixData>

Best regards,

Helmut

 

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Hi Adrian,

it was just luck!

I wanted to check the release of the dll and used my "About" functionality which lists all dll releases. This function tries to load the dll in question and reported a meaningful error message.

After fixing the error I haven't investigated it deeper. Maybe just loading a dll is a mean for this kind of error.
 
Best regards,

Helmut

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Hi Adrian,

it looks as if I have solved the issue. The NeutralResourcesLanguage should be correct and the same for all dlls. Maybe it's best to avoid specifying a neutral language altogether. It looks complicated but now it works.

Witout strong name for a DLL (assembly properties)
[assembly: NeutralResourcesLanguage("en")]  // I had used english-europe (en-150) for one dll

or just:
[assembly: NeutralResourcesLanguage("")]

If I've correctly read the documentation strong names support dll with version and culture.

Best regards,

Helmut




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Hi Adrian,

thanks for your elaborate answer.

It is the same user, the same machine and the dll is installed as per user.

I just tried it once more with the same user, and the same machine. Without signing it doesn't install the Add-In GUI and with signing it installs the Add-In EA GUI.

Because I can live with signing I'm not that keen on testing and trying.  There is always the possibility to sign an used external dll. All other Add-Ins run smoothly.

If I come along with an explanation I'll inform you.

Best regards,

Helmut

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Hello,

I come across that registering of an Add-In usually works without bothering about .net signing in C#.

Last time I couldn't register an unsigned DLL with EA to use as GUI/COM object in the Add-In window. After signing everything runs smooth.

In debug mode of VS 2017 everything runs smooth, regardless of signing or not. So, I'm a bit puzzled.

The thing is: In the past, everything works fine with a lot of Add-Ins, regardless of signing or not. I've searched a lot and I've found a lot about the signing of dlls, no silver bullet.

Any idea?

Thanks,

Helmut

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Hi,

I'm importing DOORS Requirements with the SPARX DOORS MDG.

Usually it's fast. Seconds and not hours. If there is a slow/bad connection to the DOORS server I've experienced problems.

Before importing the requirements I usually make sure that the DOORS Module is opened within a native connection (not via e.g. CITRIX).

I'm experimenting using DOORS *.csv and ReqIF format to streamline handling of multiple DOORS modules. With ReqIF you can also visualize the pictures in EA as Linked Documents.

Best regards,

Helmut


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Hi Adrian,

EA Installation Inspector has saved me a lot of time. Thanks for the great tool!!

When I use COM/Active X for an Add-In Window, I have the same issues as with the pure Add-In without any GUI.

- Is it possible to enter a ProgID and EA Inspector checks if the COM is accessible
- A hint whether Admin rights are needed for installation/de-installation would be nice

Best regards,

Helmut

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Hi,

You can write and deploy EA Add-Ins installable without Admin Rights. You find a template at:

https://github.com/Helmut-Ortmann/EnterpriseArchitect_hoAddinTemplate

Best regards,

Helmut

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General Board / Re: Time Aware Model comparison
« on: April 10, 2018, 11:35:43 pm »
Hello,

for comparing models or integration in version control I would check LemonTree.

See: https://www.lieberlieber.com/lemontree/en/home-3/

Best regards,

Helmut

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Hi Uffe,

great thing!!!!

Helmut

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Hi,

on https://github.com/Helmut-Ortmann/EnterpriseArchitect_hoAddinTemplate/wiki you find a running template for an Add-In in C#. This is a minimal Add-In with:

-  Gui in EA Add-In Window
-  Installation both as admin or as no admin install
-  Settings read from Settings.json
-  View Help, About, Settings
-  Reset to factory settings

With this template, you have a running starting point and you can add your own functionality. I developed it because every time I started writing an Add-In I ran into troubles. 

Best regards,

Helmut

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General Board / Re: export attributes of a class
« on: April 08, 2018, 07:22:55 pm »
Hi,

one way to export something is to write/use a search/query and:

- Export results to *.csv and then to Excel
- Use the free hoTools to directly export the query results to Excel
  (see: https://github.com/Helmut-Ortmann/EnterpriseArchitect_hoTools/wiki/Export)

Best regards,

Helmut

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Hi,

additionally to what q has said:

-  Use the features of your database like:
--   You can create a view and then simply query that view from EA
--   Stored procedures

Best regards,

Helmut



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Hi,

If you are using Visual Studio I've collected some advice at: https://github.com/Helmut-Ortmann/EnterpriseArchitect_hoTools/wiki/addin#visual-studio

Kind regards,

Helmut

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