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Astah Image Note Plugin

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Available for

astah* professional, UML, SysML


This is a plugin to support notes with images. More precisely, a note can be associated with an image and then the position and the size of a note can automatically be aligned according to the associated image and vice versa.

How to install

  1. Download .jar file from
  2. Launch Astah and drag the downloaded .jar file to an open instance of Astah. A pop-up will appear asking you to confirm installation, choose [Yes].
  3. If the pop-up opens, restart Astah and open any project.
  4. Now you will have [Image Note] Tab in the Extension View below the Diagram Editor.

How to use

Associating a note with an image

  • First assume you prepare a note that you want to use it with an image.
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  • Here, you can drag and drop an image as follows. Sample Image
  • Then, move the image onto the note.
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  • Remark that a note is required to cover the image completely. With this status, push "Associate" button in the Image Note tab.
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  • You will see that the color of the note is changed, indicating that the note is associated with an image. Move the image to some extent.
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  • You can recognize that the size of the note is adjusted according to the associated image.

Of course, you can use this plugin with several notes.

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