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FAQ Section: Loading and Saving
  1. Can Poseidon export models in XMI format?
  2. How do I import .xmi files into Poseidon and what formats are supported?
  3. Why does the source import lose attributes?
  4. Can I load Poseidon files into ArgoUML?
  5. Can Poseidon import MDL files?
  6. Opening file chooser dialog fails - "Could not bind shell folder to interface"

    The problem is due to a bug in JDK 1.4.2. It is caused on machines running Windows NT that are not allowed to access the network neighbourhood. A work-around for this problem is available: Simply add the flag "-Dswing.disableFileChooserSpeedFix=true" either to the start script (bin\poseidon.bat - any place between the last "-X..." flag and "com.gentleware.poseidon.Poseidon" in the java call is fine) or to the .lax file (near one of the other "-D..." flags). More information about this bug can be obtained from

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