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purplex88

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Create my own custom Diagram
« on: September 12, 2018, 08:57:11 pm »
Is it possible to create my own diagram profile with custom element shapes?

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Re: Create my own custom Diagram
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2018, 09:23:02 pm »
Yes, look into MDG and UML profiles

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Re: Create my own custom Diagram
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2018, 04:14:22 am »
That looks a bit difficult. Is it? Is it something I can do within minutes, hours or days? I don't really want to spend days learning any scripting language.

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Re: Create my own custom Diagram
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2018, 05:00:51 am »
For profiles you just need to learn the syntax. First effort will take you a couple of days. But once you got the hang of it you will be able to alter/fix a profile in a few minutes (for smaller changes).

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Re: Create my own custom Diagram
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2018, 09:36:51 am »
That looks a bit difficult. Is it? Is it something I can do within minutes, hours or days? I don't really want to spend days learning any scripting language.
With MDG profiles, you are NOT scripting, you are God playing with the universe...  ;D  It's a modelling universe specification.  8)
In my experience, worth spending a "couple of days" ;)  Learning about what's going on.

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Re: Create my own custom Diagram
« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2018, 02:35:29 pm »
MDGs, UML profiles and shapescripts are one of the more advanced features of EA with a lot of gotcha's.
It might be worthwhile to hire a consultant to give you a jump-start.

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