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Everything is new, 2.0 is a complete re-implementation based on Sirius.
 
Everything is new, 2.0 is a complete re-implementation based on Sirius.
 
Check the [http://www.eclipse.org/ecoretools/doc/ EcoreTools documentation] to get an idea of what are the new features.
 
Check the [http://www.eclipse.org/ecoretools/doc/ EcoreTools documentation] to get an idea of what are the new features.
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Most notably :
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* '''Focused diagrams''' : possibility to DND a model element into the diagram area to show its graphical representation
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* '''Doc Annotations''' support : ability to graphically create and edit doc annotation of an Ecore model
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* '''Related Elements''' import : ability to import elements in a diagram based on their relationships with others
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* '''Doc Table''' support : ability to edit doc annotations using a table.
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* '''Smart direct Edit''' : type "name:String", or "[1]", or ":Integer" and the modeler will figure what you meant.
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* '''EOpposite''' support : EOpposite References are displayed in the diagram as multi-role edges.
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* '''Validation''' layer : The diagram editor can be configured so that any validation Error will be highlighted in the shape.
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* '''Multi-Ecore''' : a diagram can represent elements from distinct Ecore files.
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* '''Dependencie''' View : a diagram editor to inspect inter-EPackage dependencies.
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* '''Generics''' : the ability to design Ecore Generics using the diagram editor
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* Tabbed '''Properties View''' : provide advanced capabilities to edit the ecore model
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The following plugins are considered legacy and will not be provided anymore after this release :
 
The following plugins are considered legacy and will not be provided anymore after this release :

Revision as of 10:24, 6 June 2014


2.0.0

Everything is new, 2.0 is a complete re-implementation based on Sirius. Check the EcoreTools documentation to get an idea of what are the new features.

Most notably :

  • Focused diagrams : possibility to DND a model element into the diagram area to show its graphical representation
  • Doc Annotations support : ability to graphically create and edit doc annotation of an Ecore model
  • Related Elements import : ability to import elements in a diagram based on their relationships with others
  • Doc Table support : ability to edit doc annotations using a table.
  • Smart direct Edit : type "name:String", or "[1]", or ":Integer" and the modeler will figure what you meant.
  • EOpposite support : EOpposite References are displayed in the diagram as multi-role edges.
  • Validation layer : The diagram editor can be configured so that any validation Error will be highlighted in the shape.
  • Multi-Ecore : a diagram can represent elements from distinct Ecore files.
  • Dependencie View : a diagram editor to inspect inter-EPackage dependencies.
  • Generics : the ability to design Ecore Generics using the diagram editor
  • Tabbed Properties View : provide advanced capabilities to edit the ecore model


The following plugins are considered legacy and will not be provided anymore after this release :

  • org.eclipse.emf.ecoretools.registration
  • org.eclipse.emf.ecoretools.filters
  • org.eclipse.emf.ecoretools.diagram
  • org.eclipse.emf.ecoretools.diagram.ui.outline
  • org.eclipse.emf.ecoretools.codegen


Pre 2.0 new and noteworthy can be found on the dedicated page

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