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How to Convert a Visio Stencils for Use in ConceptDraw PRO

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How to Convert a Visio Stencils for Use in ConceptDraw PRO

MS Visio provides users with a number of predefined stencils. Standard Visio stencils contain shapes that are basically used to create diagrams. The shapes can range from simple flow chart boxes or lines to more complicated shapes like servers, racks or anything else that needs to be represented in a graphical form. ConceptDraw PRO supports the possibility to open Visio stencils. With the introduction of Visio 2013 Microsoft has changed the native file format used in earlier versions of Microsoft Visio. Thus, when you are looking for professional tool to open and save in the newer Visio 2013 file format on Mac, ConceptDraw PRO v10 is exactly solution for you. ConceptDraw PRO v10 file import and export works round-trip with the new Visio VSDX file format and at the same time supports the improved import of VDX file format. To use Visio stencils created with MS Visio 2010 in your diagrams, created with ConceptDraw PRO, follow the steps described in the following article. Read more

Business Process Modeling Notation Template

Create business process diagrams (BPMN 2.0.) with ConceptDraw using professional looking templates and business process improvement tools. Read more

UML Activity Diagram

UML Activity Diagram is a type of UML diagrams, which illustrates the business and operational step-by-step workflows of components within a system and shows the overall flow of control. UML Activity Diagram is constructed from a limited number of shapes, connected each other with arrows. The most important shape types are rounded rectangles, diamonds, bars, black circle, encircled black circle. The arrows represent the order in which activities happen and run from the start towards the end. ConceptDraw PRO software enhanced with Rapid UML solution is ideal for software designers and software developers who need to draw the UML Activity Diagrams and other types of UML diagrams. It is convenient to use the appropriate stencils of UML notation from the UML Activity library included to the Rapid UML solution of ConceptDraw Solution Park and containing a lot of specific vector UML objects. Use them to design your own UML Activity Diagrams, make them colorful and attractive with style tools of ConceptDraw PRO software. Read more

Entity Relationship Diagram Symbols

The semantic modeling method nowadays is successfully applied in database structure design. It is effective method of modeling the data structures, which is based on the meaning of these data. As a tool of semantic modeling, there are used different types of Entity-Relationship Diagrams. Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD) is applied to visually and clearly represent a structure of a business database. The main components of ERDs are: entity, relation and attributes. An entity is a class of similar objects in the model, each entity is depicted in the form of rectangle and has the name expressed by a noun. Relation is shown in the form of non-directional line that connects two entities. There are several notation styles used for ERDs: information engineering style, Chen style, Bachman style, Martin Style. The Entity Relationship Diagram symbols used for professional ERD drawing are predesigned by professionals and collected in the libraries of the Entity-Relationship Diagram (ERD) solution for ConceptDraw PRO software. Read more

UML Deployment Diagram

UML Deployment Diagram depicts the physical deployment of artifacts on nodes (nodes are the existing hardware components, artifacts are the software components running on each node); and how the different pieces are connected. Use ConceptDraw PRO with UML deployment diagram templates, samples and stencil library from Rapid UML solution to model the physical deployment of artifacts on nodes of your software system. Read more
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How to Convert Visio Custom Library to ConceptDraw PRO

Microsoft Visio allows users to create a new custom stencil to store objects that one want to reuse later or share it with other people. ConceptDraw PRO supports the possibility to open Visio custom stencils and shapes. With the introduction of Visio 2013 Microsoft has changed the native file format used in earlier versions of Microsoft Visio. Thus, when you are looking for professional tool to open and save in the newer Visio 2013 file format on Mac. ConceptDraw PRO v10 is exactly solution for you. Read more

UML Class Diagram Constructor

UML Class Diagrams is a type of static structure diagram that is used both for general conceptual modeling of the systematics of the application, and for detailed modeling translating the models into programming code. It describes the structure of a system by showing the: classes of a system, attributes, operations, and the relationships between them. The Rapid UML Solution for ConceptDraw PRO includes the UML Class Diagram library that helps you to design the UML Class Diagram quick and easy. You can simply and quickly drop the ready-to-use objects from the library into your document to create the UML Class Diagram. Read more

Visio Files and ConceptDraw

Visio Files and ConceptDraw. ConceptDraw PRO is compatible with MS Visio .VDX formatted files.VDX is Visio’s open XML file format, and it can be easily imported and exported by ConceptDraw PRO. Read more

Basic Audit Flowchart. Flowchart Examples

This sample shows the Audit Process Flowchart. It was created in ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software using the Flowcharts solution from the What is a Diagram area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. The Audit Flowcharts are widely used in the financial management, accounting, money management and in many others fields. Read more

Timing diagram

UML Timing Diagram as special form of a sequence diagram is used to explore the behaviours of objects throughout a given period of time. Read more

Diagramming Software for Design UML Collaboration Diagrams

ConceptDraw helps you to start designing your own UML Collaboration Diagrams with examples and templates. Read more

IDEF0 Visio

ConceptDraw PRO extended with IDEF0 Diagrams solution from the Software Development area of ConceptDraw Solution Park is a powerful diagramming and vector drawing IDEF0 software. All IDEF0 diagrams created in ConceptDraw PRO are vector graphic documents and can be reviewed, modified and converted to MS Visio XML format. To obtain the IDEF0 Visio documents from ConceptDraw PRO documents use the wide export possibilities of ConceptDraw PRO. Read more

Cisco Buildings. Cisco icons, shapes, stencils and symbols

Cisco icons are globally recognized and generally accepted as standard for network icon topologies. The ConceptDraw vector stencils library "Cisco buildings" contains 21 symbols for drawing the computer network diagrams using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software. Read more

UML Sequence Diagram. Design Elements

UML Sequence Diagram shows object interactions arranged in time sequence, how processes operate with one another and in what order and illustrate the sequence of messages exchanged between the objects and classes involved in the scenario. Read more

Diagramming Software for Design UML Object Diagrams

UML Object Diagram shows the structure of a modeled system at a specific time. ConceptDraw Rapid UML solution delivers libraries contain pre-designed objects fit UML notation, and ready to draw professional UML Object Diagram. Read more