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[protege-discussion] Moving or Copying subtree of classes from one ontology to another
tar at ISI.EDU
Thu Apr 29 09:09:22 PDT 2010
Should be on the protege-owl mailing list.
On Apr 29, 2010, at 8:41 AM, McArthur, Christian wrote:
> Howdy All!
> The research group I am a member of is currently working with two
> ontologies. We are currently using Protege 3.4 to modify the
> ontologies (the professor leading the group likes the form based
> approach to creating instances). Recently we have had situations
> where we want to have a subtree of classes that exists in one
> ontology and use it in the other ontology. I have not found a way
> to accomplish this with Protege 3.4, so I've been modifying the XML/
> OWL files by hand with a text editor (which can be annoying for a
> large group of classes). Am I overlooking an easier way of moving/
> copying classes from one ontology to another with Protege?
I will assume that you have a reason for wanting to move them and not
just import one ontology into another.
I would look at the PROMPT tab.
[Aside: This fails on the Mac using the Protege default look-and-
feel. It works with the Mac look-and-feel, though.]
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