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Opening a ToGAF 9 Framework enabled Encyclopedia in Rational System Architect leads to error "Error Parsing Property Set Files"

Technote (troubleshooting)


Attempts to open an Encyclopedia after enabling ToGAF 9 framework in IBM Rational System Architect results in Error Parsing Property Set Files


Some of the Definitions get deselected in the encyclopedia configuration when there is a change in the Frameworks.

Resolving the problem

To resolve this, apply the following steps:

  1. Launch Rational System Architect

  2. Click on Tools and open Encyclopedia File manager

  3. Select the Encyclopedia on which you are getting the error after enabling the ToGAF Framework

  4. In the File Manager Window, Export the USRPROPS.TXT and delete the same

  5. Re-Open the encyclopedia and get to Tools > Customize Method Support > Encyclopedia Configuration

    Note: Ensure that the options for the corresponding Definitions for which you are getting parsing errors are checked.

  6. Click OK

  7. Import the USRPORPS.TXT exported in Step 3 from the menu option Tools > Customize User Properties > Import USRPROPS.TXT

  8. Reopen the Encyclopedia

Document information

More support for: Rational System Architect
General Information

Software version: 11.4.2

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1621979

Modified date: 17 January 2013