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UML editors

Jerry Feldman wrote:
> On 07/24/2009 11:37 AM, Gordon Marx wrote:
>> I like dia ( for basically anything that
>> someone might use Visio for. I'm not sure if there's a better way to
>> import the diagram into OpenOffice than exporting as a PNG  -- if that
>> works for you, then there you go. There's also kivio
>> ( which I know much less
>> about.
> Thanks,
> Dia looks pretty decent both as a diagraming tool like Visio as well as
> a UML tool. Initially, I was not going to look into it, but since it is
> on my laptop, on futher glance it does support UML and should meet my
> needs. All the systems in the office are GNOME based so kivio is not
> really the best choice. And,, if it does not run under Windows, they can
> use putty and exceed. They all have RHEL running as VMs.

Dia is multiplatform.  Another thing I love about it is that its native
format is compressed XML, which means you can twiddle with it outside
the program, or use several third-party tools (like db schema creation
tools and software mapping tools) with them.

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