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Papyrus/Photon Work Description

This page is a draft of the roadmap for the ongoing release of Papyrus for the Photon simultaneous release, planned for June 2018. Please fill free to comment the listed tasks or to interact on the Papyrus mailing list if you have any feedback on the content of this page.

All the work realized by CEA LIST is sponsored by CEA LIST, Esterel, Airbus Defence and Space.

All bugs, or feature may be found in the tracker [1]

User Experience and Usability

  • A new preference has been introduced to keep stereotype application withe their base element seeStereotypeApplication Preference
  • The hyperlink navigation has changed see Hyperlink Navigation
  • Add a preference page to configure the visualisation of External Decorator
  • Add auto-completion to select the type in the property view Auto complete type
  • Add an export to HTML to see model without papyrusHTML Export
  • Development and adaptation of the Layer tool for the diagrams Layers .
  • Update papyrus to ELKELK adaptation
  • Improve set of tools about requirement management
  • Improvement of Tables
    • display of string instead of N/A
    • Improvement of matrix
    • save by UUID nnot the positon
  • Improvements of diagrams
    • some problems about name label of ports have been fixed
    • some resize in the class diagram have been fixed.
    • Improve Sequence diagram - Better usage about move, combined fragment, use RCPTT tests.
  • Profile changes management and model migration
  • Architecture framework : stabilization (easier customizations/modifications by the users) and bug corrections

Developer Experience and Usability

Oxygen to Photon Migration

  • Hyperlink binding changed from ALT+hover to CTRL+SHIFT+hover
  • Serialization of tableconfiguration file has been changed to use XMI_ID. We advice you to open then close existing configuration file to update them.
  • Papyrus additional components has been removed

Installation Process


Call for contributions

  • Papyrus Menus
  • Apply Style Menu
  • Bug 528312: Use the new Provider APIs to efficiently filter/reveal elements in trees
    • Please help identifying the trees/dialogs that should be migrated to this new API. Properties View reference/multi-reference dialogs is the obvious first candidate
      • TreeSelectorDialog Bug 528156 Model Explorer/New Relation-ship change the dialog content provider to include text-filter and an History widget
  • Bug 527940: [All Diagrams] EditPolicies "RemoveOrphanViewPolicy" for each diagrams must be disabled
    • Create a bug for each diagram (like Bug 528264). Modify the gmfgen and regenerate it to disable "RemoveOrphanViewPolicy".
  • Architecture improvements:
    • Reduce dependencies (=> propose smallest RCP rather than full one)
    • split dependencies (EMF facet => PDE dependency on facet.core)

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