To: discussions about usage and development of dia <dia-list gnome org>
Subject: Re: tweaking UML diagrams
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2004 22:21:07 +0200
On Tue, 2004-07-27 at 22:05, Robert Staudinger wrote:
> i've been doing a few class diagrams in dia, which i then exported to
> eps in order to include them in a latex document.
> It would be really cool if there would be a possibility to reduce the
> class-boxes', arrows' etc. border width because the diagram looks very
> "bold" after latex pdf generation.
> I've been looking into the saved .dia file, but line-width doesn't seem
> to be an explicit property of the uml shapes.
> Any possibility to get "finer" lines would really help me. Maybe there's
> even a possibility to hack (postprocess :) the eps file?
The UML class source file defines
#define UMLCLASS_BORDER 0.1
While it can be changed to be settable in the properties, the UML class
code is really fugly and I cannot advice anyone who values his or her
sanity to try to add stuff to it.
Still haven't heard back about the PROP_LIST update that would allow us
to finally get all UML objects into stdprop format (basically, it has to
provide the list-with-properties-per-item like UML Class operations and