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Version 3.10 (Build 440) released
« on: January 08, 2002, 05:12:23 am »
On the 9-Jan-2002
Enteprise Architect Version 3.10
Release 3.10 is a minor version update which rolls up all the patches and refinements since the 3.00 release.

Special note regarding replicated models: This version of EA will update your model files (.eap) when you open them. Do not try and update a Replica project - always update the Design Master first, then synchronize the Replicas with the Master to copy the changes to the Replica. You may also elect to create new replicas from the updated Design Master and discard the old version 2.5/3.00 Replicas.

Special note regarding registry settings: Due to the sometimes problematic nature of sharing registry keys between EA versions we have been forced to disregard any previous settings and start each version fresh.  However the upside of this is that it will now be possible to have more than one version of EA installed on a machine, since each version will operate independently.

The main features are:

- Addition of a dockable 'tab bar' to provide easy access to testing scripts for an element
- Addition of a dockable 'tab bar' to provide easy access to system tasks, project issues and glossary
- Addition of a dockable 'tab bar' to to provide easy access to maintenance items (changes and defects) for and element
- Addition of 'Hyperlink' element for creating links to other documents and webpages and placing on diagram (element toolbar)
- RTF documents can now have heading levels up to 9 deep
- Provide ability to rename or delete the pre-defined model views (Use Case, Logical, Dynamic etc.)
- Ability to place 'diagram properties' in a text element on a diagram (freely moveable and formattable)
- VB.Net support
- Support for Association Classes (UML connection type)
- More UML support
- Property windows disabled when no valid element selected
- Registry hive for version 3.10 now separate from 2.50 and 3.00 (some quirky behaviour caused by shared registry settings)
- Attribute multiplicity now shown in diagrams
- Attribute initial value now shown in diagrams
- Simple RTF report for ReportView
- Ability to set the Default Diagram for a project (EA opens to this if available)
- Last RTF template loaded is recalled when accessing RTF dialog
- Support for Changes and Defects in RTF documents
- Improved Focus of Control on sequence diagrams
- Transitions may have Event, Guard and Action attributes
- Associations now directed by default
- Fixed bug which caused GPF when deleting certain kinds of elements and trying to undo
- Support for JET 4.0 data access (Access 2000/XP) - requires Jet 4.0 already installed on client - user must configure local option first
- Interface attributes required to be declared 'static'
- Updated type Generalisation to Generalization (spelling correction)
- Improved import of ODBC facility
- Plus bug fixes and general tidy ups.