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2044270 - Stereotype definitions are not recognized – SAP PD 16.5.3


  • You have a PDM with an Extension containing several Stereotype definitions for Tables.
  • Each of the stereotypes has a Custom Symbol with a specific Fill color.
  • Many tables in the model have one of these stereotypes. 
  • The PDM has been maintained with PowerDesigner
  • Now when you open the model with PowerDesigner, either by updating a repository and checking out the model, or by saving a *.pdm file with 16.1 and then opening the same file with 16.5, then PD 16.5 does not properly recognize the stereotype definitions.
  • The properties dialog of the Extension shows all the stereotypes in its left-hand overview field but it does not show any properties of each sterotype in its right-hand details field, nor does it show anything for the custom symbol.



  • SAP PowerDesigner (PD) 16.5 SP3 (4313)
  • PDM from SAP PowerDesigner (PD) 16.1 (3701)


SAP PowerDesigner 16.5


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