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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?

    Poseidon currently does not offer 'branched' links. To illustrate this type of inheritance (from one class to multiple subclasses), you have to create a separate link for each subclass. If you want the display of these links to look like a branched link, you can position the waypoints of the inheritance links so that the arrowheads overlap. This looks like branched inheritance links, but it is actually composed of entirely separate links. The layout plug-ins create forked links automatically if you choose orthogonal layout.
  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?
  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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