CIMTool Google Group

CIMTool has a google group. Use it for questions and sharing usage tips, bug reports, and feature ideas.

Wed Sep 11 01:04:59 EST 2013 more...

Associations and Anonymous Classes

This note explains how to profile associations including how to define anonymous classes for the object of an association. Let's begin.

Thu May 05 17:54:21 EST 2011 more...

Why There Are so Many Top Level Definitions in an XML Schema Profile

Profiles for XML Schemas typically have a single concrete class that becomes the top level element definition. Everything else is nested below it and the CIMTool profile outline view shows this tree structure.

Fri Feb 25 15:45:30 EST 2011 more...

New and Notable for 1.9

CIMTool 1.9 introduces some major new functionality. The changes and their motivation are described in the blurb below.

Wed Jan 05 22:31:55 EST 2011 more...

CIMCheck Distribution

If you want to use the CIMCheck command line validation tool or the CIMCheck API you need the following archive:

Sat Jul 17 20:10:19 EST 2010 more...

CIMCheck API

A simple API for embedding CIMCheck into a Java program. The API allows a series of CIM/XML files to be validated against a CIM profile and, optionally, a set of rules.

Wed May 12 11:51:45 EST 2010 more...

CIMCheck

CIMCheck - a command line utility for validating CIM/XML documents.

Tue Feb 16 21:43:37 EST 2010 more...

Using CIMTool with Protege and Top Braid

The upcoming CIMTool version 1.8.1 is interoperable with popular ontology editors. It has been tested with Protege 4 and TopBraid Composer 3.2. (Note that Protege 3.2 is not directly compatible).

Wed Dec 16 15:51:24 EST 2009 more...

Comparing Profiles and Schemas

CIMTool can help you track changes in the CIM that affect your profiles and track changes between different versions of a profile.

Fri Aug 21 09:44:01 EST 2009 more...

Profile Maintenance

A profile can lose synchronism with the CIM. Each profile applies to a specific version of the CIM, but the life cycle of each profile and the CIM are independent of each other.

Fri Aug 21 09:14:36 EST 2009 more...

Browsing the CIM

CIMTool provides a special perspective (ie window layout) for browsing the CIM. This is sometimes more convenient than a standard UML editor for browsing, especially if the UML diagrams are not complete.

Thu Aug 20 16:24:57 EST 2009 more...

Searching Schemas and Profiles

Often, the best way to find a definition in the CIM or a profile such as CPSM is to use CIMTool's search wizard. The search button looks like this for schema or this for profiles and appears above the view. Click one of these to display the search wizard.

Thu Aug 20 14:29:31 EST 2009 more...