Dear Sir / Madame,
According to IBM, a component in a component/deployment diagram can be shown with the component symbol:
I really prefer to have my diagrams without that symbol since it adds extra clutter. I can't seem to be able to hide it though. Am I missing how or is it not implemented in Astah?
Related to that question is to use the deployment diagram to deal with
<<artifact>>'s too. Instead of a node (which has a 3D look in Astah) it's a component with an envelop symbol, where the component symbol is currently.
See for example this cheat sheet.
I know it's not currently implemented in Astah.. Consider if I could hide the component symbol, then I could use the component as an artifact too. I would simply add a note which has the correct symbol and it's solved.
I'm no photoshopping my diagrams to get the same effect. It would really be nice if it would included in Astah.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Product: Astah Professional