UML Sequence Diagram

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Build 771 adds the new UML Sequence Diagram graph. A Sequence Diagram is an interaction diagram that shows how processes operate with one another and what is their order. A sequence diagram shows object interactions arranged in time sequence. It depicts the objects and classes involved in the scenario and the sequence of messages exchanged between… Read more »

Cluster Control Flow Graphs

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A new version of the control flow graph has been added that allows much more interactivity. You can access this graph by right clicking on a function or method and selecting Graphical Views->Cluster Control Flow. The new graph lets you collapse and expand subsections of the graph by double clicking in the bounding box of that… Read more »

Editor Themes and Application Styles

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Understand has a selection of predefined themes that let you quickly change the look and feel of the editor. These themes can be accessed under Tools->Options->Editor->Styles. The Predefined: section at the top of the page lets you select the theme you want, and you can customize the theme to your liking. Here are what several of… Read more »

Windows 8.1 Supported

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We finished our official testing this morning and are happy to announce support for Windows 8.1. Our testing was done with Understand 3.1 build 694 – however earlier builds of Understand will probably work just fine.

Windows 8 Fully Supported

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For those that like to live on the bleeding edge, we have tested Understand 3.0 with Windows 8 and they are fully compatible. You can grab the latest build of Understand here.

New Image/Visio Export Options

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We are happy to announce support for directly exporting graphs to a Visio compatible file. In the past we have used the Visio API to export Understand’s graphs to Microsoft Visio. Understand would attempt to launch Visio and use the API to interactively draw the graph in Visio. There were several problems with this approach,… Read more »

Understand 3.0

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We are excited to announce the release of Understand 3.0 (build 611 and later). We don’t like to make you wait for new features, so many of these features were already added in beta form and you may be familiar with some of them. There is an updated manual covering all of these new features,… Read more »

Structure 101 adds support for Understand

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Structure101 has several great tools for analyzing and refactoring your code base, and they have just finished adding the ability to import Understand projects into their tools. You should definitely check it out. As an extra incentive, they are offering a free license to the first 3 Understand users who demo one of their tools… Read more »

C++ Template and Overload Support (Beta)

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Many users have asked us in the past if Understand could have better support for Templates and Overloaded functions. We are excited to announce that this is now a reality. Our engineers have worked hard to add a completely new C++ parser to Understand, which is available for Beta testing in build 586. Our current… Read more »

Key Binding Options

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Key Bindings can be accessed via Tools->Options->Key Bindings  this page lets you search for key binding, either by name or by the actual keystrokes. This page also has all of the key bindings in one place for easy browsing. There is also a separate page for each Component(Category) of key bindings in the navigation pane…. Read more »