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This page is created to host useful resources for customers of IBM Rational Method Composer. Resources can include, but are not limited to, skins, examples, demo materials.

Download Description

Table of contents:

1. Simple Skin

2. Dutch Skin


1. Simple Skin (for RMC only)

*** Note: An updated version of the Simple Skin now ships with RMC This version of the skin is provided for those customers still on RMC***

The Simple Skin is a customized version of the standard Compact Skin that comes with Rational Method Composer. When selected during publishing, the Simple Skin generates web pages with a very simple look and feel. Much visual distraction is removed: dividers, unnecessary section headers, and collapsible sections. For a detailed comparison of the Simple Skin to the Compact Skin, see this Microsoft PowerPoint presentation:


To install this skin, download the "" file from the link below, and follow the instructions for "How to install a skin" below.

Details of how this skin differs from the Compact Skin are described in the enclosed readme.rtf file.

2. Dutch Skins (for RMC

Dutch is not one of the languages supported via the "-nl" parameter (see Rational Method Composer command line options ). However, you can create a Dutch website if you populate method elements with Dutch text and publish using a Dutch skin.

To install Dutch skins, download the "" file from the link below, and follow the instructions for "How to install a skin" below.

Note: Some generated tree nodes under "Practice" elements are not translated (nodes named Work Products, Tasks, Roles, and Guidance that group elements associated with the practice element). The workaround is to associate one or more custom categories to the practice, and use these to group work products, tasks, roles and guidance. Each custom category can have a Dutch name.

Installation Instructions

How to install a Skin:

Download and extract the zip file that contains the skin.

Copy the unzipped contents to the user_home\RMC\Skins\<skin name> directory.

Default locations for the user_home folder are as follows:

Operating system Default location of the user_home folder
Microsoft Windows Vista, 7 or 8 C:\Users\user_name
Microsoft Windows XP C:\Documents and Settings\user_name
Linux /home/user_name

Note that the user_home\RMC\Skins folder is created the first time that you publish or browse a configuration by using Rational Method Composer. The folder is initially populated with the skin that is used to publish or browse. Adding a new skin folder to this location makes the new skin available in the publishing options. See publishing configurations as websites.
Simple Skin English 143321
Dutch Skins Dutch 287765

Document information

More support for: Rational Method Composer

Software version:,

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 4035856

Modified date: 01 October 2013

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