The Templates feature in the CAST Architecture Checker allows you to define one or more templates (that can be freely distributed as Windows files) and which can be selected as a basis for a new Architecture Model.

In essence, templates function exactly like Architecture Models in that you can define layers and sets and can save the configuration to file. However, a template can be used as the starting point for a new Architecture Model (see Define a new Architecture Model).

Creating a new custom template

Opening and editing an existing custom template

Saving an existing custom template that you have edited
Using an existing custom template as a basis for a new model

If you have existing templates that you would like to use as a basis for a new Architecture model: