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New features of xCase 8.0

New features of xCase 8.0

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  • 1. What’s New in xCase 8.0 Mike Feltman
  • 2. Agenda• F1 & xCase• Design Goals• Interface Changes• New Features• How do you get it?
  • 3. F1 & xCase• Users• US Distributor for several years
  • 4. Design Goals• Aesthetics – What was ugly is now beautiful• Simplicity – What was difficult is now obvious• Proficiency – What was cumbersome is now trivial
  • 5. Interface Changes• Workspace• Toolbars• Menus• Browsers & Dialogs
  • 6. Workspace• The Workspace is the whole area of the computer in which a Diagram can be drawn, as opposed to the Display which the actual part of the Workspace you see on the screen.
  • 7. Workspace Changes• Noticeably Faster• New XP Look: Colors, Icons, Toolbars, Menus, Browsers• Zoom & Navigator Windows in Bottom Left• Gradient Colors & Elegant Borders• Icons in embedded diagrams
  • 8. Toolbar ChangesOld Toolbar New Toolbars
  • 9. Toolbar Changes• XP Style• Familiar Icons• Tool tips• More Commonly Used Items are Exposed• Multiple• Movable & Configurable
  • 10. Menu Changes• XP Look & Feel• Items placed in “normal” and logical places• Many items eliminated by combining dialogs
  • 11. Browsers & Dialogs• XP Look• Eliminated “clunkiness”• Better organized and worded• Use of page frames combines dialogs
  • 12. Old Field Browser
  • 13. New Entity Dialog
  • 14. Old Modify Database Objects Dialog
  • 15. New Synchronize Dialog
  • 16. New Features• Alignment Tools• Dynamic Zoom (w/mouse)• Fit to Window (w/ marquee)• Fit to Program Window• Hand Tool (in diagram and zoom window)
  • 17. More New Features• Easier to create New Diagrams within Workspace• New ODBC Setup option• Display Settings Dialog• Straighten Line
  • 18. How Do I Get It?• Download a fully • Purchase at functional evaluation www.f1tech.com/orders edition at • To Buy www.f1tech.com/xcase xCase Professional $799 xCase for Fox $399 • To Upgrade Pro -> Pro $249 Fox -> Fox $199 Fox -> Pro $399
  • 19. LAFOX Discount• 10% of any Xcase product purchased from F1 Technologies• Good through 7/13/2006
  • 20. Thank You• Thanks for coming!