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Re: EA v12 (BETA) feedback
« Reply #75 on: January 15, 2015, 01:46:16 pm »
Can't deselect options


Although the highlighted options show as 'de-selectable' they can't be de-selected.
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Re: EA v12 (BETA) feedback - drag left
« Reply #76 on: January 15, 2015, 01:53:45 pm »
RC1 On a horizontally scrolling diagram
Trying to drag an entity from the right to a place on the diagram off screen to the left I expect the diagram to scroll when the cursor hits or gets close to the left margin, but I an find no position where the diagram scrolls.

Have to drop object, scroll diagram another view port, pick up object and continue ...



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On a single monitor system, EA in full screen, with no controls docked on the left side (see image)
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Re: EA v12 (BETA) feedback
« Reply #77 on: January 15, 2015, 08:11:42 pm »
Do you get paid for beta testing?  ;D

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Re: EA v12 (BETA) feedback
« Reply #78 on: January 16, 2015, 03:03:30 am »
Importing Informix v12.10FC4 DB schema is not working. Wrong/strange schema name and no tables are imported/found..

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Re: EA v12 (BETA) feedback
« Reply #79 on: January 16, 2015, 10:28:06 am »
RE: Non-resizable dialogs - There's nowhere that we've said that all dialogs have been made resizeable. Unless otherwise stated dialogs are unlikely to have been changed.

RE: customizations lost - As with all major upgrades in EA, layouts tend to be at least somewhat incompatible between versions and get reset. Part of this is resetting toolbars to default.

RE: Non-removeable toolbars - I don't know if that's changed in 12, but I'm sure that you can deal with it given the only fix would be to remove/disable the checkboxes. Those items need to be there to allow you to reset them.

RE: Horizontal scrolling. It scrolls (very quickly) if the thing you are moving moves completely off the diagram. If you don't have any windows docked to the left (and EA is on the left-most monitor) this could prevent the behavior. (And I am reasonably sure it's behaved that way for a very long time)

RE: Informix import, best to send in a bug report. I can't comment on that.
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Re: EA v12 (BETA) feedback - resizable dialogue
« Reply #80 on: January 20, 2015, 09:27:09 am »
RC 1
Another dialogue box that is not resizable

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Re: EA v12 (BETA) feedback
« Reply #81 on: January 20, 2015, 09:44:46 am »
Sequence diagrams not truncated appropriately



In EA12RC1 (and indeed in EA 11) sequence diagrams that are copied to the clipboard, exported as a file, or generated into a document should be cropped after the lowest entity, and not 'go all the way down'

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EA is correctly representing the diagram as modified by the user, specifically by extending the length of the lifelines.
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Re: EA v12 (BETA) feedback
« Reply #82 on: January 20, 2015, 09:48:40 am »
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... should be cropped after the lowest entity, and not 'go all the way down'
So, what you're saying is that EA should override the size specified by the user?
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Re: EA v12 (BETA) feedback
« Reply #83 on: January 20, 2015, 09:56:18 am »
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So, what you're saying is that EA should override the size specified by the user?

Yes indeed.

As a user, how did I specify the size? The diagram defaulted to the lifelines you see as I created each of them.

I see this as analogous to swimlanes, EA is clever enough to export only the picture that matters
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Re: EA v12 (BETA) feedback
« Reply #84 on: January 20, 2015, 11:36:11 am »
The user specifies the size of all lifelines in the diagram by resizing any one of them. I know that if we did what you suggested there would be complaints from people who have explicitly set a size.
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Re: EA v12 (BETA) feedback
« Reply #85 on: January 20, 2015, 11:51:34 am »
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The user specifies the size of all lifelines in the diagram by resizing any one of them. I know that if we did what you suggested there would be complaints from people who have explicitly set a size.

I see.
I'd suggest then that the lifelines are set short rather than long by default, and automatically expand if needed, or EA keeps track of whether the lifeline lengths have been manually set, and then no longer crops (unless an Alt-Z is used)
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Re: EA v12 (BETA) feedback
« Reply #86 on: January 20, 2015, 12:11:24 pm »
I'm not sure how you get your Lifelines, but when I add them to a diagram they ARE already pretty short. They might default to something fractionally longer on a portrait diagram in contrast to a landscape diagram, but I can't see a noticeable difference.
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Re: EA v12 (BETA) feedback
« Reply #87 on: January 20, 2015, 02:44:51 pm »
You are right, they are pretty short. Then I must blame myself for making them long in the forgotten past. Please ignore this then.
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Re: EA v12 (BETA) feedback - inserting macron char
« Reply #88 on: January 20, 2015, 03:19:40 pm »
In EA12 RC1 I (still) can't insert a character with a macron (e.g. [ch257]) into a note field, but can into the name (or alias or keyword) field !

(using W7 64 bit with m[ch257]ori keyboard). Is the note control broken? (hint using html entities (e.g. [ch257]) would solve this problem).
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Re: EA v12 (RC) feedback; Enterprise Architect doc
« Reply #89 on: January 27, 2015, 11:07:50 am »
Enterprise Document handler

kudos to Sparx for this unexpected little surprise I found in my context menu.


Certainly most useful to view an XSD file
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