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Geert Bellekens

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RTF document generation with Diagram Filters
« on: March 04, 2016, 08:58:37 pm »
Sometimes it would be useful to apply a diagram filter when reporting a diagram in an RTF template.

We have a case where monitoring items are added to business process diagrams, but we don't want the business process documents to be impacted by the monitoring items.
Using diagram filters we can filter the monitoring items out of the diagrams, but unfortunately there's no facility to apply those diagram filters when generating a document.

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Re: RTF document generation with Diagram Filters
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2016, 09:34:47 pm »
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Re: RTF document generation with Diagram Filters
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2016, 01:19:24 pm »
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Re: RTF document generation. Anyone willing to share nice templates
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2016, 09:41:13 pm »
Dear EA Users, I find editing the RTF templates rather cumbersome and time consuming. Does anyone have any nice templates for UML models and BPMN 2 models. Nothing too fancy but the basics, Diagrams, definitions and data formats and so on. The available templates produce so much unnecessary detail and I find it had to find what I want.

Thanks in advance.

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Re: RTF document generation with Diagram Filters
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2016, 11:16:33 pm »
I have published a template for use cases on my website:
Tutorial: Generate complex documents from Enterprise Architect with a two-step semi-automated approach

I could make something similar for you for data models.

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Re: RTF document generation with Diagram Filters
« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2017, 02:04:42 am »
It appears you can now see the effects of a diagram filter in a generated document, by simply applying the diagram filter and then generating the document. The possibility was pointed out to me in a recent forum thread: http://www.sparxsystems.com/forums/smf/index.php/topic,38744.0.html

I don't know since when this is possible; I tried it in version 12.1 and it works.