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Solution-specific Visio Discussions => UML & Software Diagramming => Topic started by: tonybyorick58 on August 13, 2012, 05:36:55 PM

Title: How to Convert from 2007 Non UML to 2010 UML?
Post by: tonybyorick58 on August 13, 2012, 05:36:55 PM
I have a Visio 2007 document loaded up with UML Sequence diagrams.  The document began life as a non UML document to which I added UML stencils via a download from SoftWareStencils.com.

I now need to edit the document in Visio 2010, but the newer version of Visio won't allow modification of UML objects saying that the underlying document is not a UML document.

There doesn't seem to be a Save As UML option as far as I can see.

Does anyone know how I might be able to get this doc moved from Visio 2007 to Visio 2010 without losing all of my Sequence diagrams? 

Thanks.
Tony
Title: Re: How to Convert from 2007 Non UML to 2010 UML?
Post by: Paul Herber on August 13, 2012, 05:47:36 PM
The document should still be quite useable within Visio 2010, but there is no cobbection at all with the built-in UML, there is no commonality at all, there is no conversion process. The built-in UML is a completely proprietory system. To use the built-in UML you have to start with the built-in UML template, use the built-in stencils and have the whole document process controlled by the built-in UML addin.
Stick to the stencils you already have.