What’s New in xCase 8.0     Mike Feltman
Agenda•   F1 & xCase•   Design Goals•   Interface Changes•   New Features•   How do you get it?
F1 & xCase• Users• US Distributor for several years
Design Goals• Aesthetics  – What was ugly is now beautiful• Simplicity  – What was difficult is now obvious• Proficiency  ...
Interface Changes•   Workspace•   Toolbars•   Menus•   Browsers & Dialogs
Workspace• The Workspace is the whole area of the  computer in which a Diagram can be drawn,  as opposed to the Display wh...
Workspace Changes• Noticeably Faster• New XP Look: Colors, Icons, Toolbars, Menus,  Browsers• Zoom & Navigator Windows in ...
Toolbar ChangesOld Toolbar New Toolbars
Toolbar Changes•   XP Style•   Familiar Icons•   Tool tips•   More Commonly Used Items are Exposed•   Multiple•   Movable ...
Menu Changes•   XP Look & Feel•   Items placed in “normal” and logical places•   Many items eliminated by combining dialogs
Browsers & Dialogs•   XP Look•   Eliminated “clunkiness”•   Better organized and worded•   Use of page frames combines dia...
Old Field Browser
New Entity Dialog
Old Modify Database Objects Dialog
New Synchronize Dialog
New Features•   Alignment Tools•   Dynamic Zoom (w/mouse)•   Fit to Window (w/ marquee)•   Fit to Program Window•   Hand T...
More New Features• Easier to create New Diagrams within  Workspace• New ODBC Setup option• Display Settings Dialog• Straig...
How Do I Get It?• Download a fully        • Purchase at  functional evaluation     www.f1tech.com/orders  edition at      ...
LAFOX Discount• 10% of any Xcase product purchased from F1  Technologies• Good through 7/13/2006
Thank You• Thanks for coming!
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What’s new in x case 8

  1. 1. What’s New in xCase 8.0 Mike Feltman
  2. 2. Agenda• F1 & xCase• Design Goals• Interface Changes• New Features• How do you get it?
  3. 3. F1 & xCase• Users• US Distributor for several years
  4. 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. 5. Interface Changes• Workspace• Toolbars• Menus• Browsers & Dialogs
  6. 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. 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. 8. Toolbar ChangesOld Toolbar New Toolbars
  9. 9. Toolbar Changes• XP Style• Familiar Icons• Tool tips• More Commonly Used Items are Exposed• Multiple• Movable & Configurable
  10. 10. Menu Changes• XP Look & Feel• Items placed in “normal” and logical places• Many items eliminated by combining dialogs
  11. 11. Browsers & Dialogs• XP Look• Eliminated “clunkiness”• Better organized and worded• Use of page frames combines dialogs
  12. 12. Old Field Browser
  13. 13. New Entity Dialog
  14. 14. Old Modify Database Objects Dialog
  15. 15. New Synchronize Dialog
  16. 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. 17. More New Features• Easier to create New Diagrams within Workspace• New ODBC Setup option• Display Settings Dialog• Straighten Line
  18. 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. 19. LAFOX Discount• 10% of any Xcase product purchased from F1 Technologies• Good through 7/13/2006
  20. 20. Thank You• Thanks for coming!
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