Tips and Tricks
Sometimes it may be complicated to select an element you want, especially when there are nested structures or overlapping elements. It may be quite common in infographics and user interface diagrams.
Software Ideas Modeler allows you to export diagrams to SVG format.
The XOR constraint relationship connects two elements that represent two exclusive alternatives - only one of them is actually used.
UI Diagram elements support various caption types. It may be regular text, schematic lines, or schematic waves depending on how many details you want to include or which schematic style you prefer.
If you want to add some existing elements to a new container without changing their position, you can use the Create Parent Container feature.
The diagram editor offers useful features that can help you during the diagram creation, save you mouse clicks and allows you to create the diagrams faster.
You may design a wireframe of your web application in a diagram and reference it in another diagram using the Web Browser element. The Web Browser container will emphasize the target environment - it will be clear that your wireframe represents a web application or a web page.
Containers are elements which may contain other elements. By default, if you delete a container its nested elements will be deleted together with it. However, Software Ideas Modeler offers an option how to delete a container without its nested content.
Elements are usually connected with other elements in diagram using relationships. If you know that you will not need an element nor its connectors to other elements, you may delete them together.
Apart from literal values, you can set an instance as a default value of an attribute.
There is a tool in Software Ideas Modeler which allows you to move all elements below/above some position up or down and also move all elements on the left or right from some position to left or right.
If there are many elements connected to an element, you may want to place them around this element. And why not in a circle?
Instruction how to create multiple elements at once.
Did you make a mistake or change your mind and want to change the type of an element in a diagram to another one? It's easy with this diagramming tool.
Do you want to know how to change the default size of a class or of any other element? This tip shows you how to do it.
This tip show you how to easily implement an interface in a class.
Software Ideas Modeler allows you easily to connect multiple elements with another element.