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This section provides a detailed description of the contents of the Toolbar menu within the CAST Architecture Checker. All these options are also available in the File menu.

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Use this option to create a new Architecture Model. The New Architecture Model dialog box will be displayed enabling you to do so. See Define a new Architecture Model for more information.

If you are working on an Architecture Model, you will be prompted to save any unsaved changes you have made.

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Use this option to open an existing saved Model. See CAST Architecture Checker - Open an existing model.

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Use this option to create a new Quality Rule Model. The New Quality Rule Model Definition dialog box will be displayed enabling you to do so. See Define a new Quality Rule Model for more information.

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Use this option to save your model:

  • If you have not previously saved the Model, you will be offered the chance to choose the location and name of the .CASTArchitect or .CASTRule file used to store the entire Model.
  • If you have previously saved the Model, this option will simply overwrite the existing .CASTArchitect or .CASTRule file.

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Use this option to define Properties for the current Model.

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Use this option to export a Quality Rule Model into "extension" format (option only available when a Quality Rule Model is active. See Export a Quality Rule Model for more information.

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Use this option to undo the most recent change you have made.

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Use this option to redo the most recent change you have undone.

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Enables you to connect to a CAST Management Service to check the model interactively. See Connect and select application for more information.

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Use this option to change the CAST Management Studio Application against which you are checking the model. See Change application for more information.

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This option will check the content of your Model against the contents of the currently selected CAST Management Studio Application. The CAST Architecture Checker will display the number of objects that match a specific layer or set. See Check all layers for more information.

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This option will display a list of objects that are considered to be overlapping, that is, that appear in multiple layers. See Check overlapping layers for more information.

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This option is similar to the Check all layers option (Image Modified) - in addition to the results returned by Check Content, this current option will also return information about violations to the Architecture Model that you have created. See Check model for more information.