5. Saving your DAML+OIL ontology
Select Save As from the Project menu
One of two windows will appear. The left one appears if you have
just created a new project, the right if you imported a .daml file.
Completing the Project
C:\MyFiles\example.pprj and C:\MyFiles\newFile.pprj.
While this would
not be a valid project file name:
Remember that the file needs to end with the extension ".pprj" whether
it exists already or you are creating a new one.
Clicking on the + over the Project field and using the file choose dialog
If you click on the
button, a file chooser dialog will appear. Navigate the dialog to
the directory of your desired project file. You can select an existing
project file from that directory or type in the name of a project file
that you would like to create. (Remember that the project file name
must end in ".pprj") This method has the advantage of that it will
automatically provide a correct path name.
The chosen project file name is automatically copied into the DAML Ontology
file name and the DAML Instances file name.
You may change the DAML Ontology file name as well as the DAML Instance
The plug-in saves the same information in both files, the ontology file
and the instances file.
If you do not change them then these files will be created (or replace
the already existent files of the same name) in the same directory as the
If you do change them, be sure to give a valid path. The method for
specifying a valid path was mentioned above for project files.
The namespace that you give will be used as the default namespace in the
All fields are obligatory. Do not leave any blank.