Mapview is now added on the screen – you can smoothly control the diagram view using Map. Zooming and scrolling are all done in the Map.
Font Setting Improvement
Font setting is easier than ever. In previous versions, you had to uncheck several checkboxes in order to set font. Now simplified font box enables you to access your preferred font smoothly.
RGB color setting
Finally, you can specify color settings through RGB! Also, transparency is now adjustable.
One-click to convert Classes to Interface
When you create design models based on conceptual models, you may want to convert existing classes to Interfaces. Since version 7.1, you can do so with one-click!
Wrapping Text via API
Now you are able to wrap text on the label of transitions in Statemachine diagram and control flows in Activity Diagram using API!
Improvements on ER Diagram
Based on user feedback, many improvements are made in the ER Diagram. One of them is adding a checkbox not to enclose the default value of ER Attributes when exporting SQL. Also, an ability to import ER domains and models from Excel is enhanced!
-  Improvement on Font-setting dialogue
-  New Map View
-  Now you can add Mini icons while opening any diagrams other than Mind Map
-  Simplified [License Management] window
-  No more default package when creating a new project
-  Now color setting through RGB is available and also makes it transparent.
-  Converting between Class/Interface is now available from the context menu
-  Now you are available to create Template Parameter using API with null as its type.
Activity & Statemachine Diagram
-  Now you can show the following model names in multiple lines.
- Statemachine Diagram–Transition, Internal Transition
- Activity Diagram — Control Flow, Object Flow
-  Now you can select a private operation of Parent Class’s to a message.
-  Now Nested NodeInstances are available
-  Now you can search closed Mind Map topics when you search on diagrams.
-  When converting Classes to ER Entities, all the stereotypes in lowercase are now convertible.
-  You can now modify ER Domain with API.
-  Entity Definition Report is exportable now without Entities in the project.
-  When importing ER models using Excel to ER Plug-in, it keeps domain’s parent information.
-  When importing ER models using Excel to ER Plug-in, it overwrites if the same-named domain already exists in the project.
-  length/precision, NN, Alias are now importable.
-  When exporting SQL, ER Entity’s Index’s unique key is no longer replaced with upper cases anymore..
-  [Formula] checkbox is now added for Attribute’s Default Value
-  When drag and drop domain elements into an er entity, the definition is copied to the entity.
-  [Select all] does not include the diagram frame.
-  The height of text field in the [Stereotype] tab in the property view isn’t high enough and cuts out the text sometimes.
-  Unable to delete Association End Name from Property View
-  Astah windows do not remember the full-sized screen mode
-  An issue binding/releasing the Required Interface and Provided Interface.
-  Undo does not function after deleting interface stereotype
-  Choosing Font by scrolling with up/down key sets the font type incorrectly.
-  You cannot add hyperlink to unnamed models.
-  No response when clicking [Add] button on Mini Icon list when any diagram is open other than Mind Map.
-  When exporting a diagram into EMF format image files, it may have blank space around the diagram as it includes frame even though it is hidden on the diagram editor.
-  An exception error occurs when deleting Operand after setting as a loop to CombinedFragment with more than 3 Operands.
-  The default message name gets restored when opening a file in which you had Create/Destroy message name left blank.
-  The following two items are missing in the System Properties: Message Return Various, Message Return Type.
-  When copying and pasting a statemachine diagram with multiple InitialPseudostates give an alert.
-  Incorrect error message appears when “a link between topics” is invalid.
-  [Set Mindmap Style] dialog shows incorrect font information.
-  It throws a Null or ClassCast error when controlling the expansion of Mindmap topics from Topic’s property on the Mind Map created by using API.
-  Disk image corrupt after changing it to MicrosoftObject on PowerPoint after pasting it in EMF format.
-  The default name of Anchor is not appropriate.
-  It is unable to edit Length/Precision from Entity’s [Attribute] tab sometimes.
-  Switching a Child Key with API, it is unable to get the information of primary key related to where IERAttribute depends on.
-  When exporting CRUD to Excel using [Export CRUD Statistics to Excel], a large-sized table cannot be shown properly.
-  [Import Java] imports Interface with a field variable on its visibility as package.
-  [Import Java] failed to import Template Parameter.
-  Working on projects with [Reference Model Management], derivation of classes cannot be made when its operation is used in messages between lifelines.
-  It outputs inappropriate size when printing diagrams on Retina
-  Configuration of Paper size/layout does not work sometimes
-  You cannot paste with [Cmd +V] shortcut keys of any images that were copied in other applications.