When you have a meeting with Non-IT people and show your diagrams, you may want to create UML diagrams using Visio-like icons.
I introduce you the method to create and navigate the index of artifacts (diagrams) with Astah.
In Astah, when you create a new project by [File] – [New], a default file opens with an empty package. But there are some pre-installed files you can choose to open and also you can […]
Astah has keyboard shortcuts to zoom in/out diagrams on the Diagram Editor which is helpful enough but if you learn how to use [Map View], diagramming will be much easier especially when you are working […]
Insert Model Diagrams to Office Documents with SVG Format
Scripts to convert Astah diagrams to PlantUML and mermaid.js.
You can make the line break using any of the the shortcut keys below. [Shift + Enter] [Control + Enter] (Command if you are on Mac) [Alt + Enter] If these keys don’t work, that […]
A mapping rule how Astah converts UML class relationships to ones in ERD
In Astah, you can add mini-icons to each model to make your diagrams expressive and alive! When you want to add information to a model, you would add text or notes or change its color. In Astah “Mini-icon” is another option. You can add a smily face, check mark, stars…! Your diagrams will become communicative and the model element can impart the information just by adding a Mini-icon.
In Astah, you can adjust lengths of lifelines and ExecutionSpecifications in UML Sequence diagram easily. You no longer adjust those lengths one by one. You can adjust them all once before you export diagrams to image files or print!