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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?
  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?

    The java code generator uses the following javadoc tags to store additional data in the sourcecode:
    @poseidon-generated
    Used to mark automatically generated accessor methods.
    @poseidon-object-id
    Used to have a unique identifier for each class and interface in the source.
    @poseidon-type
    Used to store the element type of attributes and association ends with a multiplicty > 1.
    If you change these javadoc comments, roundtrip may not work!
  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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