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Editing a Top-Level Slot


Protege-Frames User's Guide
Slots
The Slots Tab
The Slot Browser
The Slot Buttons
The Slot Menu
The Slot Editor
The Value Type Menu
The Any Value Type
The Boolean Value Type
The Class Value Type
The Float Value Type
The Instance Value Type
The Integer Value Type
The String Value Type
The Symbol Value Type
Creating a New Slot
Viewing a Slot
Editing a Top-Level Slot
Overriding Slot Properties at a Class
Editing Slot Properties
Removing a Slot from a Class
Deleting a Slot from the Project
Adding a Slot to a Class
Removing Overrides From a Slot
Understanding Inverse Slots
Creating an Inverse Slot Relationship
Working with Subslots
Finding a Slot
The Slot Hierarchy Window
The Slot Icons
The Superslots Pane
Glossary, Editing Help

Editing at the top-level changes the definition of the slot. The changes appear everywhere the slot occurs, including the Slots tab and all the classes that reference the slot.

You can edit the top-level properties of a slot in two locations:

From the Slots Tab

To edit the properties of a slot from the Slots tab:

  1. Select the slot you wish to edit in the Slot pane of the Slots tab.

  2. Click the View Slot (slots_slot.view_top_level) button or press Enter/Return. This will open the Slot Editor for the selected slot.

From the Template Slots Pane

To edit the top-level properties of a slot from the Template Slots pane in the Classes tab:

  1. Select a class in the Class Browser in the Classes tab.

  2. Select the slot you wish to edit in the Template Slots pane.

  3. Open the Slot Editor in one of the following ways:

    • Click the View Top-level Slot (slots_slot.view_top_level) Template Slot button at the upper right of the template Template Slots pane

    • or Double-click the slot and select View top-level slot in the Select Slot View dialog box, then click OK.

      Select Slot View dialog

You can also override the slot properties at a class and all of its subclasses without changing the top-level slot. See Overriding Slot Properties at a Class for more information.

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