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THIS IS A DRAFT. Sirius 2.0.0 is not released yet.

Sirius 2.0.0 is a major release which focuses on better usability of diagrams, performance improvements, and better modularity. It also includes extensive automated test suites.

See also [TBD the announce on the mailing list].


Sirius 2.0.0 was released on 2014-10-24 (tag v2.0.0, commit TBD). It is available from the following update sites:

It is recommended you use the update-site matching the version of Eclipse you use to avoid potential issues at runtime.

If you want to install the new org.eclipse.sirius.tests feature, which provides APIs to help create automated tests of Sirius-based modelers, you will need to add the following update-site:

Juno users: Sirius depends on more recent versions of some components that what is available by default from a Juno install. You need to add the following update-sites if you want to install Sirius 1.0.0M7 on Juno:


Sirius 2.0.0 is compatible with the following versions of Eclipse:

  • Eclipse 3.8/4.2 (Juno)
  • Eclipse 4.3 (Kepler)
  • Eclipse 4.4 (Luna)

New & Noteworthy

The complete list of tickets fixed in Sirius 2.0.0 can be found here on the Bugzilla.

Ergonomic Improvements on Diagrams

  • #443381: When diagram elements are selected, simply hitting the "Escape" key will deselect everything. Before this, it was necessary to click on the diagram's background to disable the selection, but the background is not always visible.
  • #443108: A new action is available on diagram edges to "straighten" them, removing all the intermediate bend-points which may have been created by previous manipulations.
  • #442289: A new family of actions is available when several elements are selected on a diagram, to distribute them (horizontally or vertically) with uniform spaces between them.
  • #441424: When resizing a node of container, the anchor of the incident edges are kept at the same visual location. Before that, the could move proportionally to the resize.

Performance Improvements

Other Significant Changes

Known Issues

The following important issues are present in the 2.0.0 release. They were identified after the code freeze and could not be fixed in time. If possible (i.e. no API break needed), they will be fixed in 2.0.x maintenance releases.


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