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2016 Product News

No Magic Inc. is proud to announce the release of MagicDraw 18.3 Feature Release (FR). The release features:

More Reasons to Choose CEDW for Collaborative Modeling: 

  • Provides a detailed history of the model at the element level
  • Ability to restrict access to selected packages for different users
  • Significant performance improvements when updating changes
  • Requirements Change Management and Impact Analysis – a new set of validation rules for suspect link analysis

Improved Scope Management - users can select to display only those elements filtered by package imports

Custom Buttons on Diagram Pallet - new property allows users to specify the position of the button on the palette of the selected diagram type

Image Library – users can now upload a bundled image collection or add their own set of images to the Image Library

More Options in Dependency Matrices:

  • A new drop down Menu to select cells
  • Easier to work with relationship properties
  • Colors and line styles in the Dependency Matrices can be specified
  • Zoom function

Enhanced Relation Maps – users can now specify the colors and line styles to be used for representing relationships in Relation Maps

More Precise HTML Text Comparison –differences between compared text written in HTML are now represented as rich text

New Table Features:

  • All tables have a zoom function
  • Easier to create a Custom Column
  • The Metric Suite has been updated

Easier Swim lane Manipulation:

  • Partitions can be arranged by clicking the Partition header and using new control buttons
  • A new smart manipulator button and a shortcut menu command have been added to create Parts or Classes
  • Users can remove a Swim lane without deleting its contents

Quick Filter Improvements in Options Dialogs – easier to find the required option in the Project Options or Environment Options dialog

Nested Properties in Instance Table - display the properties of a classifier from a deeper level of the composition (nested properties) in the Instance Table

Smoother Work with Images - less clicks to insert images into HTML text

New Validation Rule to Ease the Model Clean-Up - new rule to validate a model or diagram against the UML completeness validation

Automatic Detection of Prefixes - automated detection of prefixes of elements from other resources to the MagicDraw table

No More Gaps in Numbered Sequences – automated deleted or inserted element ID numbering

Related Actors in the Use Case Specification - now all Actors that are related to the Use Case are listed in a single place

New Drag Operations –create Image shapes faster by dragging from the Containment tree or the Image Library

Faster Subsetting and Redefinition - set subsetted and redefined properties faster by dragging properties or labels on each other in the diagram pane

Changes in Model Browser:

  • Relationship directions are now displayed directly in the Model Browser
  • Text in brackets now indicates classifier behaviors and behaviors with context


  • A newly created diagram is by default named after its owner
  • If a Call Behavior name is edited, a new behavior is automatically created with the new name
  • Automated Signal assignment to Message name
  • Automated adjustment of margins of Ports to Classes
  • Easy Line Width property editing
  • The default multiplicity [0...1] no longer limits the default value creation of instance slots when creating an Instance Specification from the diagram toolbar or the Instance Table
  • Element shapes that can’t be nested become transparent on the diagram pane
  • Enumeration attributes are now read-only by default

More about informatoin about MagicDraw 18.3 FR

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