Pro 6.5 (September 29, 2011)

Released: September 29, 2011
Model Version compatibility link: 35

New Features & Improvements

  • Now you are able to represent association lines in shared style horizontally.
  • You can synchronize the modification of System Properties to the current project property timely as you are modifying it.
  • [Export Image] now exports the whole diagram always.
  • Alignment features are now supported for lines, FreeHand lines and Highlighters.
  • Now you are able to delete State’s entry, do, exit and event with delete key in Statemachine diagram directly.
  • When the Suggest Feature is turned off, you can turn it on by holding [Shift] key down.
  • Align features are now available in Mind Map.
  • [Depth Arrangement] menu works for Mind Map topics now.
  • You can now adjust the X coordinate of all the topics in Mind Map now.
  • Improved to remember the color for Mind Map topic edges after relaunching Astah.
  • [Convert to UML Model] diagram can remember latest state of checkboxes.
  • Parameters and return value can be specified as const.
  • Array type can be specified as Actual Parameter of Template Parameter tab for Template Binding.
    • Improvements on API
      • Now API can read information of model elements on Communication Diagrams.
      • API can read information of InstanceSpecification.
      • Extended properties for IPresentation.setProperty().
  • Astah lets Multiplicity and MultiplicityRange have unique IDs for XML export.
  • When exporting files, any prohibited characters will be removed automatically so the export does not fail.
  • Improved an error message that appears when it fails to create new files to advise more clear reasons.
  • Improved to make it easier to select relationship lines on diagram.
  • Improved the Line Style buttons to have all different type of lines gathered in one dropdown button.
  • Improved the color gradation for model elements.
  • Now Astah runs without making you to set up the evaluation license key.
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Fixed Bugs

  • [2729] Changing an index of Messages could cause an exception in Communication Diagram.
  • [2774] An execution occurrence could not be updated after deleting self-messages.
  • [3546] Some model information cannot be moved into another partition all at once.
  • [3546] Some model information cannot be moved into right or bottom partition all at once.
  • [4138] Changing parent of a Part from its [Association EndB] tab in the Property View does not update on a diagram.
  • [4314] Total Merge Utility overwrites read-only files.
  • [4409] [Import Java] throws an exception when no class files were found.
  • [4421] Top Menu view gets broken sometimes after selecting dropdown buttons from them.
  • [4427] Mind Map topics get disconnected to each other when adding more topics from the referenced model.
  • [4429] Copied partitions get pasted in the wrong place in Flowchart and Activity diagrams.
  • [4434] Clicking [Add checked items] without selecting any items on [Add ER Domains] dialog throws an exception.
  • [4437] Deleting child partitions do not delete actions inside in them in Activiti diagrams.
  • [4442][4443] [Paste Style] menu does not paste the background color of rectangles.
  • [4446] Alignment functions do not apply for rectangles in Mind Maps.
  • [4447] Dragging models could drag their connected lines together
  • [4448] [Partial Auto Layout] menu moves lines and freehands to right down automatically.
  • [4464] Suggest Feature creates relationships with a wrong origin model.
  • [4472] Dropping a Mindmap itself to another Mindmap could occur an alert or exception.
  • [4475] Setting color to text of subtype in ER diagram throws an exception.
  • [4480] Obfuscated XML Utility throws an exception with a read-only target file.
  • [4484] [All Related Diagrams] does not jump to a specific model both in diagram and property view.
  • [4497] Clicking a relationship line show bent rubber band in the diagram.
  • [4500] Dropping the same ER Entity from Structure Tree to Data Flow Diagram twice creates invalid models if the ER Entity has a physical name.
  • [4501] [Convert to UML Model] – [UseCase] menu from Mind Map topic in the Structure Tree does not work.
  • [4511] [View] – [Fit to Window] – [Fit to Window] does not work.
  • [4514] [Import Java] could throw an exception if there is the same class which has a self association before importing Java classes.
  • [4517] Dropping a jpeg image to Diagram Editor could throw an exception.
  • [4524] If there is an ExternalEntity or a DataStore that has the same name as existing Class, selecting the class for type for other models throws an exception.
  • [4525]While Look&Feel is Aqua or Motif, Astah does not remember which folder it used the last.
  • [4526][4527] Up and Down buttons do not work in the [TaggedValue] tab of Property of Requirements and TestCases, ExternalEntities and DataStores.
  • [4528] [Open XMI Project] does not restore edge styles just under a root topic in Mind Map.
  • [4530] When you select and move models with partitions all together at once, partitions would be left behind.
  • [4539] Astah wouldn’t load images inserted on diagrams depending on the Java version Astah runs on.
  • [4540] Deleting a Port from a Part whose type is a referenced model isolates the Port from the Part on Composite Structure Diagram.
  • [4541] [Import Java] cannot import the multidimensional array’s initial value properly.
  • [4542] [Import Java] could make an invalid generalizations.
  • [4543] It wouldn’t allow Array type to be specified for Template Binding’s Actual Parameter type.
  • [4544] Resizing a straight highlighter could paint over a whole diagram in white.
  • [4548] Some key events aren’t fully organized.
  • [4553] [Mac/Linux] [Select Java File] of [Import Java] does not remember the folder you selected the last.
  • [4562] Pushing [Edit] button on the Attribute tab of the Entity in Property View could not show a proper attribute.
  • [4563] Default value of attributes which have a domain will be empty when showing Attribute tab of Entity in Property View.
  • [4566] It wouldn’t allow Array type to be specified for Template Binding’s Actual Parameter type.
  • [4570] An invalid model would be created by hiding Port from Part’s Pop-up menu if the Port has a Note connected with Noteanchor.
  • [4576] Nested Classes would disappear after being copied & pasted if those were shown in [Shared Style].
  • [4585] An exception occurs by pasting a copied Attribute off Class onto ER Entity.
  • [4586] Copied Attribute of Class’s should not be pasted onto Requirements or TestCases.
  • [4587] An exception occurs by adding a constraint to Dependencies or Generalizations while no models are selected and displayed in the Property View.
  • [4588] Nothing happens when you try to add constraints to Dependencies or Generalizations while those are not displayed in the Property View.
  • [4594] [Export Html] fails if Mind Map name contains any line breaks.
  • [4601] Some texts (Japanese) could be garbled when you open exported HTML on the browser.
  • [4611] After selecting [File] – [Preview Multi], an unnecessary outline frame will appear in diagrams.