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General Board / Re: EA6 and model corruption
« on: November 28, 2005, 04:40:50 am »
FYI to everyone, this issue has now re-occurred after a day or so of using the corrected model.   Hopefully a fix will be forthcoming

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General Board / Re: EA6 and model corruption
« on: November 28, 2005, 01:48:05 am »
Done !

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General Board / EA6 and model corruption
« on: November 25, 2005, 04:37:14 am »
I recently upgraded to EA6 and have encountered the following problem/corruption with a model started with EA5.  This is the corporate edition, build 778 in a normal EAP file, no add-ins, no replication, no security with basically one user maintaining the model.

There was only one symptom, namely dragging  packages onto a diagram where they would appear either without showing their contents, or only partially showing their contents.  The diagram properties has "Show package contents" ticked.   No matter what I did (delete the element on the diagram, try again, add/delete elements within the package etc..) the same problem remained.

I then ran Data Integrity.  This found a number of issues all of which seemed to be recovered by the recover process.  I went back to the diagram, only to find the same problem existed.   It was worse however as I now seemed to have duplicates of the package I was dragging on, on the diagram - a condition that isn't allowed by EA normally.  It looked as though now I had a copy  on the diagram for each time I created/deleted the element on the diagram.   None of these duplicates showed the contents of the package properly.   Running data integrity again showed no problems with the model this time.  I therefore resorted to the catch-all XMI import/export.  

Good news to report.  After the model was re-imported, all seems to be well.     However a number of questions remain
- any idea what the corruption was ?
- is this an EA6 issue or was it just carried forward from EA5  (if not should we go back to EA5 ?)
- is it likely to re-occur ?   This is a relatively simple model which is a bit worrying, so has anyone else experienced this sort of issue ?  How widespread it is would provide an indicator of how likely it is to re-occur

any comments welcome,
thanks

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General Board / Re: EA6, Discussion Forum and replication
« on: November 28, 2005, 07:00:20 am »
FYI - This question was answered in the "EA6, Raquest and Replication" thread

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General Board / EA6, Discussion Forum and replication
« on: November 24, 2005, 01:49:42 am »
Hello.  Can anyone confirm whether the replication process also includes the new discussion forum feature in EA6 ?

thanks

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General Board / Re: EA, RAQuest and replication
« on: November 25, 2005, 01:17:02 am »
Hello !
I didn't mean to suggest we were having problems - we're not.  I just wanted to confirm that replication is expected to work with RAQuest before we go down the route of trying to use it.

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General Board / Re: EA, RAQuest and replication
« on: November 24, 2005, 02:56:14 am »
Thanks !

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General Board / EA, RAQuest and replication
« on: November 24, 2005, 01:48:28 am »
Hello.   Can anyone confirm if replication still works correctly if the RAQuest add-in is being used - in other words the additional attributes used by RAQuest are supported ?

thanks

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General Board / Re: Requirements and AutoCounter
« on: November 22, 2005, 03:36:02 am »
You may also want to look at RAQuest which is the EA add-in for requirements management.   Developed by Sparx Systems Japan.  Have a look at:

www.raquest.com

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General Board / Re: Versions 5 and 6 on the same machine
« on: November 17, 2005, 07:17:55 am »
Sadly, it's not practical for me to have 2 machines to compare versions 5 and 6.   So,  is it reasonable to

- uninstall version 5
- install version 6
- if it all goes wrong uninstall verison 6 and reinstall version 5 ?


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General Board / Versions 5 and 6 on the same machine
« on: November 16, 2005, 02:58:19 am »
Is is possible to run a licensed copy of version 5 and the trial copy of version 6 on the same machine for evaluation purposes ?

thanks

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General Board / Raquest and EA Version 6
« on: November 16, 2005, 02:59:18 am »
Can anyone confirm whether the RAquest add-in is compatible with EA version 6 ?

thanks

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Bugs and Issues / Re: Notes Editor does not save Multi-level bullets
« on: October 13, 2015, 08:02:15 pm »
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Maybe https://www.sparx.org.nz/ would help

That's an interesting link - not available to anyone outside New Zealand !

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Bugs and Issues / Re: Notes Editor does not save Multi-level bullets
« on: October 13, 2015, 12:23:12 am »
Also, don't forget to ask your Sparx Training partners and Consultancies to submit the same feature request otherwise there's almost no chance your request will be actioned.

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Bugs and Issues / Re: Addins broken in Lite edition v12
« on: October 13, 2015, 12:29:51 am »
"But EA lite doesn't just disable modifying the database. It also disables all reporting, generation etc....."

So what exactly is the point of EA Lite now ?   Disabling the ability to update the model made absolute sense,  but extending that to remove a growing list of read-only functions?   Really?   For goodness sake, I agree with Geert, this  "really feels like an evil practice...".



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