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Configure Model Validation

Use the Model Validation Configuration dialog to enable and disable the rules that are run with the model validator. You can define additional rules in this dialog from any additional Add-Ins that might be installed besides Enterprise Architect.

Access    Project | Model Validation | Configure




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Click on the checkbox against each Validation Rule to apply in performing a model validation.

When you perform a validation, each violation listed on the Output window has a violation ID of the format MVRxxnnnn, where:

MVR stands for Model Validation Rule
xx is a hexadecimal number corresponding to the position of the validation rule in the Model Validation Configuration dialog, thus indicating which rule is applied and violated
nnnn is the number of the violation message



Messages with the ID MVR01nnnn indicate that the Element: Well-Formedness checkbox is selected and a violation of that rule has been detected
Messages with the ID MVR0Annnn indicate that the Feature: OCL Conformance checkbox (10th in order on the dialog, or Ath in hexadecimal) is selected and a violation of that rule has been detected


Model Validation


To disable UML syntax ("The requested connection is not UML compliant"), select the Tools | Options | Diagram option, and in the General panel deselect the Strict UML Syntax checkbox

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