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OpenArchitectureWare Check Integration with Topcased UML Editors

Integrates the UML editors with OpenArchitectureWare Check files. For an installation guide for Topcased and OAW see our Topcased pages.

Update site:

To install the plug-in

  1. Add the update site to your Eclipse configuration: Help→Software Updates→Available Software→Add Site
  2. Select TopcasedOAWIntegrationUpdateSite/Uncategorized/TopcasedUMLEditorOAWValidation

This is an alpha release. Please do not hesitate to contact me (rho [at] iai [.] uni-bonn [.] de) in case of bugs or if you see room for improvements.

Change Log


  • Recompiled the plug-in with Java 1.5. Details
  • Added support for the use of extensions in Check files
  • Internal errors (exception messages) are now returned as validation error messages


  • First public version

Step-by-step configuration

Configure the Topcased Check Plug-in

Open the preferences and check the “activate checks” check box.

Configure the Topcased Check Plug-in

Select check files

Select check files and activate validation

Click on the green check mark in the toolbar to valdiate the model

The check files are now executed on your model, additionally to the built-in UML validation.

Validate the Model

Now the Errors/Warnings issued by your check files are shown in the UML Diagram

Errors/Warnings in the UML Diagram

tocased_oaw_check.txt · Last modified: 2018/05/09 01:59 (external edit)

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