MagicDraw 18.3 Documentation

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You can test if your plugin sample works by checking described messages or by checking the magicdraw.log file.

To check messages


 

  1. Restart MagicDraw (or other modeling tool you are using). On startup, a message should appear:



  2. Then exit a program. Another message should appear: 

 

To check the magicdraw.log file


 

  • On the Help menu, click About MagicDraw. Then, in the Environment tab, click the Log File link. 
  • You can find the magicdraw.log file in a configuration file storage:
    • For Windows operating system, it is C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\.magicdraw\<MagicDraw version number>
    • For other operating systems, it is <user.home>/.magicdraw/<MagicDraw version number>

After successful startup, the following information should be provided at the end of the magicdraw.log file:

LOAD PLUGINS:
com.nomagic.magicdraw.plugins.PluginDescriptor@edf730[ id = my.first.plugin, name = My First Plugin, provider = Coder, version = 1.0, class = myplugin.MyPlugin, requires api = 1.0, runtime = \[Ljava.net.URL;@ff94b1\] (mailto:@ff94b1) 

INIT PLUGINS: 
[com.nomagic.magicdraw.plugins.PluginDescriptor@edf730[ id = my.first.plugin, name =|http://Ljava.net.URL/] My First Plugin, provider = Coder, version = 1.0, class = myplugin.MyPlugin, requires api = 1.0, runtime = [Ljava.net.URL;@ff94b1]

Also all plugins and their statuses are listed in the program EnvironmentOptions dialog, in the Plugins tab.

Looking at the file is the best way to find problems when the plugin does not work. 

 

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