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[protege-discussion] Protege plugin for XMI
saqibdilshad at gmail.com
Sun Jan 28 12:54:45 PST 2007
On 1/28/07, Pedro <tophomer22 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> saqib dilshad <saqibdilshad <at> gmail.com> writes:
> > hi,
> > i want to get UML classes from Owl ontlogy. i found two plugins
> > and XMIBackend to genreate the UML and XMI file which i can use to
> > model in Poseidon or ArgoUML. The problem is that i am using Protege 3.2and
> > in the documentation it is specified that thses are build for Protege
> > can i use same plugins for Protege 3.2? i have even installed the
> > plugin which is also getting configured(i checked in Protege.exe) but i
> > to configure tabwizard from project menue i can not find it and even in"
> > HELP" menue under" AboutPlugin" menue in installed plugins it not
> > visible.....so wut i can do ?what i am doing wrong?
> > regards....
> > saqib
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> I have install that plugins but I have used only UMLBackend plugin. With
> this I
> create the archive "name_project".uml.xmi. I can't reopen the project with
> protege, but it's posible this archive *.xmi will be useful to Poseidon.
> note: (In the menu Projects/configure... there aren't checks for
> UMLBackend and
> XMIBackend plugins. But there are options in menu File/Convert project to
> The steps are:
> - install the plugin in the directory correct
> "../protege(version)/plugins/". ;)
> - create the project OWL that you want.
> - UML export from Protege
> * Save your project in your usual format before you begin the export!
> * Choose the "Convert project to..." menu item File in Protege
> * Select UML as output format and click OK. ("../uml 1.4 class
> * Choose a new project name (TAKE CARE NOT to overwrite the current
> * Click OK to save the project into the specified XMI file.
> * Since after storing the XMI file Protege will reload the new project
> might modify your current knowledge base), you should reopen the original
> project if you want to continue at the state you had prior to the export
> procedure. (This step doesn't works to me).
> Note that the version of UML used (1.4) does not include layout
> information, so
> that the newly created UML classes may not be assigned to any model. In
> CASE tools like Poseidon, apparently the only option to see the new UML
> after import is to drag the imported classes from the explorer panel into
> target model. Other tools such as TogetherJ provide automated layout
> that might make this much more convenient (however, their XMI support is
> apparently under construction).
> Try this link for more information:
> I hope it'll be usefull.
> P.D. Sorry my ennglish.
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