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Validating Ontologies


With the Ontology Validator you can check the validity of your ontologies, namely, whether they fit to some constraints. To create constraints go to Window -> Preferences... -> Validator (see the  "Preferences Menu" chapter).

In order to check the validity of your ontologies proceed as follows:

1.Select an ontology, right-click on it and select Validate....


The following form appears:


2.Select the constraint(s) you want to check and click on OK.

The chosen constraint(s) are checked and the result is displayed on the Results tab:


3.To navigate to the entity that is not valid, click on the name in the Identifier column while pressing CTRL.