Edit Custom Ontologies

This section contains a short guide on how to edit custom ontologies in PoolParty.

In a custom ontology you can edit, add or delete:

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Warning

Changing a custom ontology can lead to PoolParty Thesaurus data inconsistencies. For more information, see: Warnings and Inconsistencies in Thesaurus Data After an Custom Ontology Edit.

Edit User Groups

This section contains a short guide on how to add a user group to an existing custom ontology.You can add user groups to custom ontologies in order to determine access and editing rights for users that are members of that group. User groups are also assigned during ontology creation. This guide outlines how to change the user groups for existing ontologies.

  1. Open the Ontology Management by clicking its icon in the toolbar.

  2. Activate the desired ontology's node below the Custom Ontologies node in the Hierarchy Tree.

  3. In the Details View on the right find the section User Groups. Click the Add icon. The Edit Ontology dialogue opens. Select the User Groups tab.

  4. In the Available Groups column, select the desired group, double click it or use the right arrow to add it to Selected Groups.

  5. Click Save to confirm your changes.

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Note

Details on how to create and edit user groups find in the User Administration guide: User Groups in PoolParty

Edit Languages

This section contains a short guide on how to add a language to an existing custom ontology.

You can add languages to custom ontologies in order to specify labels and descriptions of ontology elements in multiple languages. Languages are alsoassigned during ontology creation.

This guide outlines how to change the languages for existing ontologies.

  1. Open the Ontology Management by clicking its icon in the toolbar.

  2. Activate the desired ontology's node below the Custom Ontologies node in the Hierarchy Tree.

  3. In the Details View on the right find the section Languages. Click the Add icon. The Edit Ontology dialogue opens. The Languages tab is active by default.

  4. In the Available Languages column, select the desired language. Double click it or use the right arrow to add it to Selected Languages.

  5. Click Save to confirm your changes.

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Edit Custom Classes

Warning

Changing a custom ontology can lead to PoolParty Thesaurus data inconsistencies. For more information, see: Warnings and Inconsistencies in Thesaurus Data After an Custom Ontology Edit.

You can edit the custom ontology class hierarchy, by doing the following:

  1. Go to Classes in the Hierarchy Tree. There you can find a list of existing custom classes.

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  2. Click on the class that is going to be the parent class. You can either drag-and-drop or use the Add icon to create a subclass.

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    In our example, Class A became the parent class and Class B the subclass.

    Note

    You can delete the subclass relation by clicking on the Delete icon.

    Edit Title

    You can edit the Title of a class (3).

    Edit Description

    You can edit the description of the class (4).

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Edit Custom Attributes

Warning

Changing a custom ontology can lead to PoolParty Thesaurus data inconsistencies. For more information, see: Warnings and Inconsistencies in Thesaurus Data After an Custom Ontology Edit.

You can edit a custom attribute's Domains, Title, Description, Value Restriction.

Edit Domains

To edit Domains of a custom attribute either:

  • Click

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    (1) and Add Domain (2) opens where you can find the right class. Or drag-and-drop the Classfrom theHierarchy Tree. When you are done with your changes, click Save.

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  • If you want to deleteDomains, click

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Edit Title

To edit the Title, click on the 23898876.png and Edit Title opens. When you are done with your changes, click Save. If you want to delete the Title, click 23898881.png.

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Edit Description

To edit the Description, click on the 23898870.png or23898876.pngand Edit Title opens. You can select a Language and write/edit the Label. When you are done with your changes, click Save. If you want to delete Description, click 23898881.png.

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Edit Value Restriction

To edit the Value Restriction , click on the 23898876.png and Edit Attribute Type opens. You can set the data Type. For the datatype Label, you can also set the type of Languagerestriction, and theInputtype. When you are done with your changes, click Confirm.

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Edit Custom Relations

Warning

Changing a custom ontology can lead to PoolParty Thesaurus data inconsistencies. For more information, see: Warnings and Inconsistencies in Thesaurus Data After an Custom Ontology Edit.

You can edit a custom relation's Domains, Range, Title, Description.

Edit Domains and Range

To edit the Domains of a custom relation either:

  • Click

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    (1) and Add Domain (2) opens where you can find the right class to add. Or you can also drag-and-drop the Classfrom theHierarchy Tree.

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  • If you want to delete Domains, click

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To edit the Range of a custom relation either:

  • Click

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    (3)and Add Range (4) opens where you can find the right class add. Or you can also drag-and-drop the Classfrom theHierarchy Tree.

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  • If you want to delete Domains, click

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Edit Title

To edit the Title, click on the 23898876.png (5) and Edit Title (6) opens. When you are done with your changes, click Save. If you want to delete the Title, click 23898881.png.

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Edit Description

To edit the Description, click on the 23898870.png or 23898876.png (7) if there is no description and Add Description (8) opens. You can select a Language and write/edit the Label. When you are done with your changes, click Save. If you want to delete the Description, click 23898881.png.

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