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jprince

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Exporting a UML profile
« on: October 26, 2011, 06:51:53 am »
I have been given a sparx file where i need to modify the UML profiles but do not have the xml files. Is there a way to export a UML profile?

I see the tutorial online on how to import a UML profile. (http://www.sparxsystems.com/resources/developers/uml_profiles.html). Essentially what i need to know is how to export one of these profiles into XML code or something else i can change then re-import.

FYI I am using version 7.5, I have the ability to upgrade to a newer version if necessary

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Re: Exporting a UML profile
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2011, 08:58:45 am »
Nope. You will not get the XMI source.

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Re: Exporting a UML profile
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2011, 08:59:54 am »
Assuming the Sparx eap file contains the model for creating the profile then look at the instructions for developing a profile.
http://www.sparxsystems.com/enterprise_architect_user_guide/9.0/standard_uml_models/umlprofiles_2.html
If the profile author hasn't left instructions on how to create the profile then your going to have to feel your way in the dark. Pretty much you need to create a stereotype file(s), toolbox(s) and diagram(s) file then combine them into a UML profile.
Hope that helps in some small way. :)

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Re: Exporting a UML profile
« Reply #3 on: October 27, 2011, 11:41:31 am »
That helps. If there is no way to modify an existing UML profile without creating a new one thats what ill have to do. thanks!