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The Gentleware FAQ is a comprehensive list of questions regarding Poseidon for UML. At this time, third-party plug-ins and products are not covered in this FAQ but we plan to add them in the future. Further information is available from the Poseidon documentation or you can post to our forum.

 

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FAQ Section: Using Poseidon
  1. How can I create a 'branched' link from one class to multiple subclasses?
  2. How can I add a new stereotype to a model?
  3. How can I change the containing package of my element?
  4. How can I use Arrays (as return-parameter, for example)?
  5. How can I insert multi-line text ?
  6. How do I add an actor to a Sequence diagram?
  7. How do I draw self-connections?
  8. Why does the default type for my new attributes appear as java::lang::int?

    The default types for operations, attributes and parameters are currently part of the Java profile. If that profile is deactivated for your project, a new type called "java::lang::int" will be created as the default type of a new attribute. As such a type can't be found anywhere in the model or the activated profiles, Poseidon will create a new type of that name automatically. Fixing this is quite easy. Simply open the settings dialog, open the "Profile" tab and select the checkbox for "Java Profile". Afterwards, you can either delete the type "java::lang::int" or start with a new project. Any new attribute should then have the correct type "int" (which still resides in java::lang).
  9. Why are folders opened instead of being selected when I click on them when trying to import an entire directory?
  10. How can I hide the C++ tab because I never use it?
  11. How can I avoid Poseidon freezing when I refactor attributes with accessor methods?
  12. Did you remove the HTML documentation editor?
  13. Why can't I paste in the documentation tab?
  14. Which javadoc tags are generated by Poseidon?
  15. Does Poseidon support Java 5 constructs?
  16. I have successfully installed the plugin, but I am unable to activate Poseidon from Eclipse. What can I do?
  17. Does Poseidon work with Eclipse 3.1?
  18. I am get the message "Problems opening perspective 'com.gentleware.ide_integration.eclipse.uml'.
  19. Why can't I nest a Component inside a Node in Poseidon 5.x?

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