Astah User's Guide

Clone Diagrams & Auto-create Diagrams


Clone a diagram

  1. Right-click on the target diagram in the Structure Tree and select [Clone].
    Cloning Diagrams
  2. Cloned diagram will be added in the Structure Tree.
    Cloning Diagrams


Augo-generate a diagram



Auto-generate Class Diagrams

You can auto-generate a class diagram with all the imported classes. There are two ways to do so.


Simple Class Diagram
  1. Right-click on the target Package (Model or Subsystem) in theTree and select [Auto Create Class Diagram].
    Generating Class Diagrams
  2. A Class diagram will be created with all the models under the Package you selected. Attributes and Operaitons won't appear on this diagram.
    Generating Class Diagrams

Detailed Class Diagrams
  1. Right-click on the target Package (Model or Subsystem) in the Tree and select [Auto Create Detailed Class Diagram].
    Generating Class Diagrams
  2. A Class diagram will be created all the models under the Package you selected with Attributes and Operations.
    Generating Class Diagrams


TIPS: Attributes/Operations Visibility
You can change the visibility setting for Attributes and Operations per model, diagram or project.
Hide Attributes/Operations



Auto-generate ER Diagrams  Astah Professional

You can genarate ER Diagrams after importing database tables with DB Reverse Plug-in.

  1. Right-click on the target ER Model in the Tree and select [Auto Create ER Diagram].
    Generating ER Diagrams
  2. Generated ER Diagram will open automatically.
    Generating ER Diagrams
TIPS: Switch ERD notation (IDEFX1 / IE)
There are several ways for you to switch the diagram notation between [IDEF1X] and [IE].
Switch Notations