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Suggestions and Requests / Re: Enlighten us about Document artifacts
« on: January 13, 2010, 11:57:03 am »
The Child Element section by default, if left clear of fields, will replicate the full Element section - which will include Element::Linked Documents if set on.  
So I suggest you set this section on but leave it unpopulated - see the standard (basic template).

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Suggestions and Requests / Re: Document generation from class diagram subset
« on: September 16, 2009, 04:57:49 pm »
RTF documents can be generated from Packages or single Elements but not from a Diagram.  However, if the Package simply has a diagram with no elements (the diagram consists of external elements) then a standard report can be run - just ensure the template has Package:: Diagram::Elements - set on but blank - and that the detail is layed out in the Package::Element - section.

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Suggestions and Requests / Re: Inserting page break by RTF generator
« on: September 01, 2009, 04:50:35 pm »
On builds earlier than ~ 834 there was a page break between Model Documents - this has been removed in recent builds.

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Suggestions and Requests / Re: Enable Search to Export Results to CSV
« on: July 02, 2009, 12:52:20 pm »
Try Ctrl-A to select all, then in the context menu select: Copy to Clipboard.  
Open say Excel and Ctrl-v to get the full format - save to CVS.

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Suggestions and Requests / Re: SQL UPDATE Capability
« on: May 08, 2009, 04:13:00 pm »
If you are performing selective element updates then it may be best to look at using the: View | Element List - this allows quick access to each elements status in one view.

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Suggestions and Requests / Re: SQL UPDATE Capability
« on: May 07, 2009, 04:52:35 pm »
I suggest you look at this help page for Package based updates to these fields:
http://www.sparxsystems.com/uml_tool_guide/project_management/updatepkgstatus.html

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As a Work-around you can do a Ctrl-F Model Search using SQL:

SELECT t_object.ea_guid AS CLASSGUID, t_object.Object_Type AS CLASSTYPE, t_object.Name, t_document.DocType
FROM t_object INNER JOIN t_document ON t_object.ea_guid = t_document.ElementID
WHERE (((t_object.Object_Type)='Package') AND ((t_document.DocType)="Baseline"));

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Suggestions and Requests / Re: Exclude Tagged Values  RTF Reports
« on: April 14, 2009, 03:50:39 pm »
In builds 834+ there is the F8 | [Element Filters] tab - this does support setting a filter for Element.TaggedValues.

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A suggestion:
If you export that baseline to another model and run the report, then use: Word - Compare to comapare it with the current report - it may give a much clearer and readable view of the relevant changes that have been made.

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Suggestions and Requests / Re: Model Version
« on: March 31, 2009, 03:53:49 pm »
This process is simpler than outlined above:
1).  Create a new ‘Branch”   from the Original – copy the Base as a Model – to either .eap or DBMS: Tools | Data Transfer.
2).  Model in the new Branch (users add new data)
3). Then do a difference and merge from the new Branch model to the Original:
         Branch -> Create a Baseline
         Open the Original -> Baseline Compare /Merge: Load Other Baselines: select the Branch.Baseline

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Suggestions and Requests / Re: Model Version
« on: March 19, 2009, 11:56:07 am »
In terms of Duplication  - see: http://www.sparxsystems.com/uml_tool_guide/uml_model_management/datatransfer2.html
The latest build does support Baseline Differencing between different repositories. See Load Other Baselines:
http://www.sparxsystems.com/uml_tool_guide/uml_model_management/managingbaselines.html

If you have the recent build, which includes "Load Other Baselines" (from other repositories), the process you outlined would involve something like:

 1).  Create a new ‘Branch”   and a baseline – but create the Branch as a Model – either .eap or DBMS:
    Tools | Data Transfer .
 2).  Model the new Branch (users add new data)
 3). Then do a difference and merge from the new Branch model to the Original.
          Branch -> Create a Baseline
           Original -> Compare /Merge: Branch.Baseline

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Suggestions and Requests / Re: Model Version
« on: March 12, 2009, 12:33:20 pm »

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Suggestions and Requests / Re: import/export of tagged values
« on: March 30, 2009, 04:11:15 pm »
I suggest you submit an email feature request for this. In the mean time if you email support I can pass on details on how to do a backend load via Ms Access (not something we support though).

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