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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

Dia Diagram Editor
Dia Diagram Editor Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: Dia Diagram Editor is an open-source visual-editing application, which can be used to draw various diagrams. Dia has a modular design with several shape packages available for different needs to include flowchart, network diagrams, and circuit diagrams. It can also help users draw entity-relationship models, Unified Modeling Language (UML) diagrams, and electrical circuits. This technology also allows users to add support for new shapes by writing Extensible Markup Language (XML) files, using a subset of Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) to draw shapes.
Product can export diagrams to various formats including the following: Encapsulated PostScript (EPS), Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), Autocad`s Drawing Interchange format (DXF), Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM) defined by International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standards, Windows Meta File (WMF), Portable Network Graphics (PNG), Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG), and Microsoft`s XML for Visio Drawing (VDX).
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has been assessed by the Section 508 Office and found non-conformant. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at Please see reference tab for more information concerning product versions.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v21.2
Decision Date: 02/22/2021 at 21:50:04 UTC
Introduced By: TRM Request
Vendor Name: The GNOME Project
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (02/22/2021 at 21:50:04 UTC).