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Is Code Visualizer support Visual C++ or Visual Studio?
Yes, it is. CodeDrawer support Visual C++ and Visual Studio workspace files(Visual Studio 6.0 to Visual Studio 2008).
This function is very convenience.
All you need to do is, just open Visual Studio(or C++) workspace file and press draw then you can see what you want.
Supporting file extension is DSW, DSP and vcproj.
Is Code Visualizer only run Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000, Server 2003 and Server 2008?
Yes, it is. For more stability, CodeDrawer runs in Windows NT based kernel like Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008.
Have you plan to make Linux version?
In short time, there is no plan to make Linux version.
But finally, our entire product include CodeDrawer will run in a Linux.
I want to trial new version of Code Visualzer (ActiveDrawer), but I already spent free trial periods. Can I trial new version of Code Visualzer(ActiveDrawer)?
Code Visualizer and ActiveDrawer reset free trial periods when some big changes take place.
You can install and trial new version of Code Visualzer (ActiveDrawer) when some big changes is taken place.
Most of case, we reset free trial periods once every three months.
Have you plan to support C# or JAVA?
In short time, there is no plan to support C# or JAVA.
Our company concentrates on all our spirit to C/C++ for more productivity.
But, we heavily considering make C# and JAVA version.
Can I make my own style?
Yes, you can. CodeDrawer respect of your style very much.
So far, you can make your own macro-view style, but in the near future you can make all of our drawing style.
How many drawing views exist?
There is 4 views exist. macro-view, flow-view, sequence-view and relation-view.
What is project-view?
Project-view has collection of C/C++ files.
You can append and remove C/C++ files through Project-view.
You can see what your wants by pressing "View" button.
You can also see the statistics by pressing "Statistics" button.
What is macro-view?
Macro-view is collection of your source code contents.
There exist collections of class, collection of struct, collection of namespace and ETC.
You see diagram list about all of this collection.
What is flow-view?
Flow-view is similar to a flow-chart that show function logic to diagram view.
But flow-view is more powerful than a flow-chart.
If you want to know flow-view, just see a flow-view screenshot in screenshots session.
What is sequence-view?
Sequence-view show function call's sequence stream.
What is multi-sequence-view?
Multi-Sequence-view show function call's sequence stream.
Differ from Sequence-view, Multi-Sequence-view trace further.
What is relation-view?
Relation-view shows relations about class or struct.
So far, relations indicate a inheritance relation, but we continuously appending another relation such as calling relation called relation.
What is NSD-view?
NSD-view shows Nassi-Shneiderman Diagrams.
You can see NSD flow by this view.
If you want to know more about NSD, see the screenshots or try the software.
What is code-view?
Code-view is just word say a source code view.
When you click contents on macro-view, than code-view show a source code where your clicked contents in.
What is info-view?
Info-view shows your activation in CodeDrawer.
For example, project open, source code draw, click contents in macro-view.
All information will display in info-view.
Is there a tutotial?
Yes, it is. You can see a tutorial in help menu.
How do I use Code Visualizer?
Using Code Visualizer is very easy.
There are three steps.
1) you must append C/C++ files that want to see contents.
2) press the "View" button on Project View.
3) see the drawing result, and click what you want to know details.
I can only see ActiveDrawer toolbar and menu in Visual Studio .NET addin or Visual Studio .NET 2003 addin.
Visual Studio .NET and Visual Studio .NET 2003 addin program have a bug about display ActiveDrawer Window on start-up.
You need to open ActiveDrawer Window manually by pressing "Show/Hide ActiveDrawer Window"-button on menu or on toolbar.
You can easily find the button, the button looks like a monitor icon.
The ActiveDrawer Window does not appear despite of press "Show/Hide ActiveDrawer Window"-button in Visual C++ 6.0 addin.
In that case, ActiveDrawer Window positioned out of the screen.
Open option dialog, press "Reset ActiveDrawer"-button.
Is ActiveDrawer support Visual Studio C++ 2005(2008) Express Edition?
We support all editions of Visual Studio 2005 except Express Edition.
Because, Visual C++ 2005 Express Edition does not support Add-in program.
Give me a short tutorial about using ActiveDrawer.
1) Install the ActiveDrawer.
2) Run Visual C++.
3) If you cannot see ActiveDrawer window, press "Show/Hide ActiveDrawer Window"-button on menu or on toolbar.
4) Choose view type on ActiveDrawer window, on menu or on toolbar.
5) Open Visual C++ solution, project or workspace.
I inputted a valid license key to ActiveDrawer, but it displays still unregistered.
You need to execute Visual Studio with administrator privilege to register ActiveDrawer on Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008.
1) press mouse right button on the Visual Studio and select "Run as administrator" on the menu.
2) enter the license key in the ActiveDrawer About dialog.
(you can register by just entering the key on Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003.)
I installed Code Visualzer (ActiveDrawer) but free trial periods never start, what's the problem?
Code Visualizer needs admin mode(administrator privilege) to execute.
In Windows 2000, Windows XP or Windows Server 2003, You have to execute under admin mode.
In Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008, You have to execute with administrator privilege.
I cannot download the product because it stop before the download complete.
This problem is related to physical distance between CodeDrawer server and your PC.
You can use CodeDrawer Downloader in download page.
You can download completely by using CodeDrawer Downloader.
What are benefits to register user?
Register user does not see the annoying start-up banner in licensed period.
And register user get free license when new product released.
And register user get discount when licensed expired.
If you have any question, suggestion, and opinion about Code Visualizer, ActiveDrawer or anything about us.
Contact Technical Support: firstname.lastname@example.org.