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authormkersten2007-06-27 16:08:32 -0400
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NEW - bug 194666: improve help documentation links and overview
https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=194666
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diff --git a/org.eclipse.mylyn.help.ui/doc/new.html b/org.eclipse.mylyn.help.ui/doc/new.html
index 1dff8ca83..216e005ba 100644
--- a/org.eclipse.mylyn.help.ui/doc/new.html
+++ b/org.eclipse.mylyn.help.ui/doc/new.html
@@ -1,6 +1,18 @@
<html>
+<head><title>Eclipse Mylar Downloads</title><meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" />
+<meta name="author" content="Mik Kersten" />
+<meta name="keywords" content="Mylar, Eclipse" />
+
+<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="http://eclipse.org/eclipse.org-common/themes/Lazarus/css/visual.css" media="screen" />
+
+</head>
+
<body bgcolor="FFFFFF">
+<p>For the current New &amp; Noteworthy see: <b>
+<a href="http://www.eclipse.org/mylyn/doc/new.php">
+http://eclipse.org/mylyn/doc/new</a></b></p>
+
<table border="1" style="border-collapse: collapse" width="100%" id="table128" cellpadding="4" bordercolor="#FFFFFF">
<tr>
<td bgcolor="#595791" width="7%" align="center"><b>
@@ -12,12 +24,23 @@
<font color="#FFFFFF" size="1">Community Contributions</font></b></td>
</tr>
<tr>
- <td bgcolor="#E0D0E6"><font size="1">2.0M3<br>
+ <td bgcolor="#FAF7FB"><font size="1">2.0<br>
+ <i>Jun. 29</i></font></td>
+ <td bgcolor="#FAF7FB" align="center">
+ <a href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/buglist.cgi?query_format=advanced&short_desc_type=allwordssubstr&short_desc=&product=Mylyn&long_desc_type=allwordssubstr&long_desc=&bug_file_loc_type=allwordssubstr&bug_file_loc=&status_whiteboard_type=allwordssubstr&status_whiteboard=&keywords_type=allwords&keywords=&bug_status=RESOLVED&bug_status=VERIFIED&bug_status=CLOSED&emailtype1=substring&email1=&emailtype2=substring&email2=&bugidtype=include&bug_id=&votes=&chfieldfrom=2007-05-15&chfieldto=2007-06-29&chfield=resolution&chfieldvalue=&cmdtype=doit&order=Reuse+same+sort+as+last+time&field0-0-0=noop&type0-0-0=noop&value0-0-0=">
+ <font size="1">298</font><br><font size="1">bugs</font></a></td>
+ <td bgcolor="#FAF7FB"><font size="1">Key contributions and patches were
+ provided by Leo Dos Santos, Balazs Brinkus, Shawn Minto, Willian
+ Mitsuda, Frank Becker, Erik Pearson, Meghan Allen, Christian Dupuis,
+ Tomasz Zarna, David Green and Mark Phippard.</font></td>
+ </tr>
+ <tr>
+ <td bgcolor="#FAF7FB"><font size="1">2.0M3<br>
<i>May. 14</i></font></td>
- <td bgcolor="#E0D0E6" align="center">
+ <td bgcolor="#FAF7FB" align="center">
<a href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/buglist.cgi?query_format=advanced&short_desc_type=allwordssubstr&short_desc=&product=Mylyn&long_desc_type=allwordssubstr&long_desc=&bug_file_loc_type=allwordssubstr&bug_file_loc=&status_whiteboard_type=allwordssubstr&status_whiteboard=&keywords_type=allwords&keywords=&bug_status=RESOLVED&bug_status=VERIFIED&bug_status=CLOSED&emailtype1=substring&email1=&emailtype2=substring&email2=&bugidtype=include&bug_id=&votes=&chfieldfrom=2007-04-01&chfieldto=2007-05-15&chfield=resolution&chfieldvalue=&cmdtype=doit&order=Reuse+same+sort+as+last+time&field0-0-0=noop&type0-0-0=noop&value0-0-0=">
<font size="1">181</font><br><font size="1">bugs</font></a></td>
- <td bgcolor="#E0D0E6"><font size="1">Meghan Allen made significant
+ <td bgcolor="#FAF7FB"><font size="1">Meghan Allen made significant
improvements to the UI Usage Reporting infrastructure that she has
contributed.&nbsp; Shawn Minto resolved 6 bugs and provided numerous
fixes. Boris Pruessmann contributed task editor content assist.
@@ -37,7 +60,8 @@
helped with proxy settings patches and Nathan Hapke set up a Bugzilla
3.0 test server.&nbsp; Additional bug fixes and enhancements were
provided by John Anvik, Wayne Beaton, Juerg Billeter, Leo Dos Santos,
- Igor Fedorenko, Jean-Michel Lemieux, Benjamin Pasero and Boris Pruessmann. </font></td>
+ Igor Fedorenko, Jean-Michel Lemieux, Benjamin Pasero and Boris
+ Pruessmann. </font></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td bgcolor="#FAF7FB"><font size="1">2.0M1<br>
@@ -56,56 +80,59 @@
</table>
<p><b>Also see the New &amp; Noteworthy for:
-<a href="http://eclipse.org/mylyn/doc/new-1.0.html">Mylyn 0.6-1.0</a>, <a href="http://eclipse.org/mylyn/doc/new-0.5.html">Mylyn 0.5</a>,&nbsp;
-<a href="http://eclipse.org/mylyn/doc/new-0.4.html">Mylyn 0.4</a>, <a href="http://eclipse.org/mylyn/doc/new-0.3.html">Mylyn 0.3</a></b></p>
+<a href="http://eclipse.org/mylyn/doc/new-1.0.html">Mylyn 0.6-1.0</a>, <a href="http://eclipse.org/mylyn/doc/new-0.5.html">
+Mylyn 0.5</a>,&nbsp;
+<a href="http://eclipse.org/mylyn/doc/new-0.4.html">Mylyn 0.4</a>, <a href="http://eclipse.org/mylyn/doc/new-0.3.html">
+Mylyn 0.3</a></b></p>
+
+<!--
+
<p><b>Update Notes</b> <br>
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; - We recommend using the Eclipse 3.3M7 release due to the
numerous UI improvements (see Eclipse 3.3 only items below).<br>
-&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; - 2.0M2 and later releases will reset your task activity timings
-(Mylyn now uses a new and much more robust timing mechanism).<br>
+&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; - 2.0M2 and later releases will reset your task activity
+timings (Mylyn now uses a new and much more robust timing mechanism).<br>
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; - The offline task data cache will be reset, so submit outgoing changes before
updating.<br>
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; - If upgrading from a 0.x version, first update to Mylyn 1.0
-and see the corresponding <a href="http://eclipse.org/mylyn/doc/new-1.0.html">
+and see the corresponding <a href="http://eclipse.org/mylar/doc/new-1.0.html">
update notes</a>.<br>
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; - Trac xml-rpc users: you will
<a href="http://wiki.eclipse.org/index.php/Mylar_FAQ#Trac_Connector">need the
latest</a> XmlRpcPlugin.<br>&nbsp;</p>
+<p><b>Mylar -&gt; Mylyn Migration</b></p>
+<ul>
+ <li>No uninstall necessary during the update, the old plug-ins will
+ automatically be disabled.</li>
+ <li>Can delete all old plug-ins/features either manually or via the Update
+ Manager.</li>
+ <li>All Mylyn preferences will need to be reset.&nbsp; If you set a custom
+ data directory this will need to be reset on start.</li>
+ <li>Project to Task Repository associations will need to be reset.</li>
+</ul>
+<p><b>UI Cleanup</b></p>
+<p>The following things have moved into the Sandbox either because they are not
+at the 2.0 quality level or because they are experimental features.</p>
+<ul>
+ <li>Pause Context Capture</li>
+ <li>Active Task on open</li>
+ <li>Synchronize view style overlays</li>
+ <li>Task Activity report</li>
+ <li>Legend moved to view menu</li>
+</ul>
+-->
<hr>
-<h2>Tasks</h2>
+<h2><a name="help">Help</a></h2>
-<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylyn/doc/images/dev/ id="table340">
+<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table355">
<tr>
- <td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#E0D0E6>
- <p align="right"><b>New Task List layout</b></p>
+ <td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#FAF7FB>
+ <p align="right"><b>Welcome Content</b></p>
</td>
<td valign="top" width="70%">
- The <i>Task List</i> layout has been updated to use a custom drawn
- tree instead of relying on multiple columns in order to provide the
- following improvements:<ul>
- <li>Support for subtasks (for an example see the Bugzilla section)</li>
- <li>The icon columns no longer take up a large amount of
- horizontal space, making more of the Summary visible.&nbsp; Sort
- using <i>Sort by</i> in the view menu.</li>
- <li>The table header and horizontal scrollbar are gone, making
- 2-3 more tasks visible.</li>
- <li>The icon scheme has been updated to make incoming indicators
- easier to pick out, hits more consistent with tasks, and the
- kind of task appear on the icon (see the <i>Help -&gt; Mylyn UI
- Legend</i> for the updated scheme).&nbsp; Note in particular
- that new tasks now have the task icon background and are
- distinguished by a special incoming indicator.</li>
- </ul>
- <p>Note that the incoming overlays can also be configured to use the
- Synchronize view style icons and left-facing placement via <i>Preferences -&gt; Task List
- -&gt; Layout</i>.&nbsp; Please use
- <a href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=182772">bug
- 182772</a> for feedback or reporting any OS-specific rendering
- problems.</p>
- <p>
- <img src="images/2.0M3/tasklist-tree.gif"></td>
+ <p class="MsoPlainText">...<img src="images/2.0/welcome.gif"></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td colspan="2">
@@ -116,13 +143,13 @@ latest</a> XmlRpcPlugin.<br>&nbsp;</p>
<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table346">
<tr>
- <td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#E0D0E6>
+ <td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#FAF7FB>
<p align="right"><b>UI Legend for Connectors</b></p>
</td>
<td valign="top" width="70%">
<i>Help -&gt; Mylyn UI Legend</i> now displays connector-specific icon
contributions.&nbsp; <p>
- <img src="images/2.0M3/ui-legend-connectors.gif"></td>
+ <img src="images/2.0/ui-legend.gif"></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td colspan="2">
@@ -131,17 +158,30 @@ latest</a> XmlRpcPlugin.<br>&nbsp;</p>
</tr>
</table>
-<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table335">
+<p>&nbsp;</p>
+<h2><a name="task-list">Task List</a></h2>
+
+<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table353">
<tr>
- <td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#E0D0E6>
- <p align="right"><b>Content Assist in Task Editor</b></p>
+ <td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#FAF7FB>
+ <p align="right"><b>Mylyn Working Sets</b></p>
</td>
<td valign="top" width="70%">
- The Task Editor now supports content assist.&nbsp; The proposals include
- all usernames/emails associated with an &quot;Assigned to&quot; for all bugs in
- the repository.&nbsp; The username in the repository credentials is used
- to highlight your username.<p>
- <img src="images/2.0M3/tasks-content-assist.gif"></td>
+ <p class="MsoPlainText">Mylyn now provides a unified working set
+ mechanism for tasks and resources.&nbsp; Using the bar on the Task
+ List create working sets that includes queries, categories and
+ workspace projects.&nbsp; As long as Eclipse views are set to show
+ the Window Working Set (this is the default), switching Mylyn
+ working sets will cause both the Task List and Eclipse views to show
+ only the elements that have been selected to be part of the working
+ set when the views are <i>not</i> focused on the Active task.&nbsp;
+ When views like the Package Explorer are focused and you navigate
+ across working sets the elements will still populate the view as
+ expected<p class="MsoPlainText">
+ <img src="images/2.0/working-sets-switch.gif"><p class="MsoPlainText">
+ To edit the working set use the pull-down menu visible above or
+ click the working set&#39;s label.<p class="MsoPlainText">
+ <img src="images/2.0/working-sets-edit.gif"></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td colspan="2">
@@ -150,16 +190,37 @@ latest</a> XmlRpcPlugin.<br>&nbsp;</p>
</tr>
</table>
-<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table347">
+<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table340">
<tr>
- <td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#E0D0E6>
- <p align="right"><b>Task tooltips show changes</b></p>
+ <td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#FAF7FB>
+ <p align="right"><b>New Task List layout</b></p>
</td>
<td valign="top" width="70%">
- Task List tooltips now summarize incoming changes, making it easier
- to scan for changes without opening the task editor.&nbsp; Note that
- the popup menu can be used to mark tasks read without opening.<p>
- <img src="images/2.0M3/task-tooltip-incoming.gif"></td>
+ The <i>Task List</i> layout has been updated to use a custom drawn
+ tree instead of relying on multiple columns in order to provide the
+ following improvements:<ul>
+ <li>Support for subtasks (for an example see the Bugzilla
+ section)</li>
+ <li>The icon columns no longer take up a large amount of
+ horizontal space, making more of the Summary visible.&nbsp; Sort
+ using <i>Sort by</i> in the view menu.</li>
+ <li>The table header and horizontal scrollbar are gone, making
+ 2-3 more tasks visible.</li>
+ <li>The icon scheme has been updated to make incoming indicators
+ easier to pick out, hits more consistent with tasks, and the
+ kind of task appear on the icon (see the <i>Help -&gt; Mylyn UI
+ Legend</i> for the updated scheme).&nbsp; Note in particular
+ that new tasks now have the task icon background and are
+ distinguished by a special incoming indicator.</li>
+ </ul>
+ <p>Note that the incoming overlays can also be configured to use the
+ Synchronize view style icons and left-facing placement via <i>
+ Preferences -&gt; Task List -&gt; Layout</i>.&nbsp; Please use
+ <a href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=182772">bug
+ 182772</a> for feedback or reporting any OS-specific rendering
+ problems.</p>
+ <p>
+ <img src="images/2.0M3/tasklist-tree.gif"></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td colspan="2">
@@ -168,25 +229,22 @@ latest</a> XmlRpcPlugin.<br>&nbsp;</p>
</tr>
</table>
-<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table342">
+<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table324">
<tr>
- <td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#E0D0E6>
- <p align="right"><b>Task Working Sets<br>
- (Experimental)<br>
- 3.3 only</b></p>
+ <td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#FAF7FB>
+ <p align="right"><b>Scheduled Presentation</b></p>
</td>
<td valign="top" width="70%">
- Categories and Queries can be added to a Task Working Set.&nbsp;
- Switching Task Working Sets makes only the tasks for that working
- set appear.&nbsp; This can be useful for those with a large Task
- List, several non-overlapping projects, different sets of tasks for
- different venues (e.g. home vs. work).&nbsp; For 2.0M3 switching
- working sets is only supported via the working set switcher on the
- main toolbar.&nbsp; To switch to see only one working set
- you need to Ctrl+click that working set, otherwise multiple will be
- visible.&nbsp; The create a new Task Working Set use the <i>Edit...</i>
- button visible below.<p>
- <img src="images/2.0M3/tasks-working-sets.gif"></td>
+ The <i>Task Activity</i> view has been removed and replaced by the
+ <i>Scheduled</i> presentation of the <i>Task List</i>.&nbsp; When in
+ focused mode this presentation shows only the tasks scheduled for
+ the current workweek.&nbsp; Since unscheduled query hits will not
+ show, this makes it easier to work without getting distracted by
+ incoming items.&nbsp; To focus on the workday, use the <i>Go Into</i>
+ action on the day container.&nbsp; When the focused mode is off,
+ this presentation both past task activity and tasks scheduled for
+ the future.&nbsp;&nbsp; <p>
+ <img src="images/2.0M2/tasklist-schedule.gif"></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td colspan="2">
@@ -195,24 +253,17 @@ latest</a> XmlRpcPlugin.<br>&nbsp;</p>
</tr>
</table>
-<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table337">
+<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table313">
<tr>
- <td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#E0D0E6>
- <p align="right"><b>Offline Improvements</b></p>
+ <td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#FAF7FB>
+ <p align="right"><b>Drag and Drop improvements</b></p>
</td>
<td valign="top" width="70%">
- The offline support has been improved to be more transparent.&nbsp;
- Offline data for all tasks, even unread ones, is downloaded in the
- background, so before going offline all you need to do is run one successful
- synchronization.&nbsp; If switching frequently between being connected
- note that you can toggle background synchronizations via the <i>
- Synchronize Automatically</i> button in the <i>Task List</i> view menu.&nbsp;
- Opening repository tasks is now much faster due to synchronization and
- offline concurrency improvements.&nbsp; Any submission errors are now
- shown on the task editor header (Eclipse 3.3) instead of the <i>Error
- Log</i> view.&nbsp; Also note that the <i>History</i> button is now on
- the toolbar and a <i>Submit </i>buttons has been added as well.<p>
- <img src="images/2.0M3/task-editor-error.gif"></td>
+ To attach files to a repository task them onto the Task Editor from
+ a navigator view or operating system window.&nbsp; Dragging a URL
+ that corresponds to a task onto the Task List will cause the
+ corresponding task to be created and added to the Task List, if the
+ corresponding repository exists.</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td colspan="2">
@@ -221,19 +272,19 @@ latest</a> XmlRpcPlugin.<br>&nbsp;</p>
</tr>
</table>
-<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table326">
+<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table315">
<tr>
<td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#FAF7FB>
- <p align="right"><b>Task Editor Improvements</b></p>
+ <p align="right"><b>Hyperlinks in Java Editor<br>
+ (3.3 only)</b></p>
</td>
<td valign="top" width="70%">
- The performance of repository task opening has improved
- dramatically because there are no more synchronous trips to the
- server and all editor pages load lazily.&nbsp; If editor contents become stale, the
- header will be updated as below (Eclipse 3.3) or a dialog will
- show (Eclipse 3.2).&nbsp; The <i>Synchronize</i> button on the right
- of the header retrieves the latest contents.&nbsp; There have also been numerous layout and improvements.<p>
- <img src="images/2.0M2/task-editor-warning.gif"></td>
+ References to tasks and bugs in the Java Editor and now hyperlinked
+ consistently with the Task Editor.&nbsp; The Task Repository must be
+ defined on the corresponding project (set via <i>Project Properties </i>
+ -&gt; <i>Task Repository</i>). References to tasks must be moused over
+ to turn into hyperlinks.<p>
+ <img src="images/2.0M1/java-editor-hyperlink.gif"></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td colspan="2">
@@ -245,7 +296,7 @@ latest</a> XmlRpcPlugin.<br>&nbsp;</p>
<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table332">
<tr>
<td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#FAF7FB>
- <p align="right"><b>Hyperlinks in Text Editors<br>
+ <p align="right"><b>Task Hyperlinks in Text Editors<br>
(3.3 only)</b></p>
</td>
<td valign="top" width="70%">
@@ -261,23 +312,16 @@ latest</a> XmlRpcPlugin.<br>&nbsp;</p>
</tr>
</table>
-<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table324">
+<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table347">
<tr>
<td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#FAF7FB>
- <p align="right"><b>Scheduled Task Presentation<br>
- (Experimental)</b></p>
+ <p align="right"><b>Task tooltips show changes</b></p>
</td>
<td valign="top" width="70%">
- The <i>Task Activity</i> view has been removed and replaced by the
- <i>Scheduled</i> presentation of the <i>Task List</i>.&nbsp; When in
- focused
- mode this presentation shows only the tasks scheduled for the
- current workweek.&nbsp; Since unscheduled query hits will not show, this makes it
- easier to work without getting distracted by incoming items.&nbsp; To focus on the workday, use
- the <i>Go Into</i> action on the day container.&nbsp; When the
- focused mode is off, this presentation both past task activity
- and tasks scheduled for the future.&nbsp;&nbsp; <p>
- <img src="images/2.0M2/tasklist-schedule.gif"></td>
+ Task List tooltips now summarize incoming changes, making it easier
+ to scan for changes without opening the task editor.&nbsp; Note that
+ the popup menu can be used to mark tasks read without opening.<p>
+ <img src="images/2.0M3/task-tooltip-incoming.gif"></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td colspan="2">
@@ -286,22 +330,20 @@ latest</a> XmlRpcPlugin.<br>&nbsp;</p>
</tr>
</table>
-<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table316">
+<p>&nbsp;</p>
+<h2><a name="task-editor">Task Editor</a></h2>
+
+<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table335">
<tr>
<td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#FAF7FB>
- <p align="right"><b>Task Editor lifecycle streamlined</b></p>
+ <p align="right"><b>Content Assist in Task Editor</b></p>
</td>
<td valign="top" width="70%">
- The <i>Task Editor</i> no longer closes on submission, and instead shows
- progress while it synchronizes with the repository. If incoming
- changes occur while editor is open the refresh will preserve and
- mark any outgoing changes.&nbsp; In order to
- clear outgoing changes use the context menu -&gt; <i>Mark </i>-&gt; <i>
- Clear Outgoing</i>.&nbsp; If an editor is opened for a task not in the <i>
- Task List </i>the <i>Add to Task List</i> action can be used on the
- editor's context menu. Formatting of the editor has been improved
- and uses the new form look on Eclipse 3.3.<p>
- <img src="images/2.0M1/task-editor-progress.gif"></td>
+ The Task Editor now supports content assist.&nbsp; The proposals include
+ all usernames/emails associated with an &quot;Assigned to&quot; for all bugs in
+ the repository.&nbsp; The username in the repository credentials is used
+ to highlight your username.<p>
+ <img src="images/2.0M3/tasks-content-assist.gif"></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td colspan="2">
@@ -310,18 +352,24 @@ latest</a> XmlRpcPlugin.<br>&nbsp;</p>
</tr>
</table>
-<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table315">
+<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table337">
<tr>
<td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#FAF7FB>
- <p align="right"><b>Hyperlinks in Java Editor<br>
- (3.3 only)</b></p>
+ <p align="right"><b>Offline Improvements</b></p>
</td>
<td valign="top" width="70%">
- References to tasks and bugs in the Java Editor and now hyperlinked
- consistently with the Task Editor.&nbsp; The Task Repository must be
- defined on the corresponding project (set via <i>Project Properties </i>-&gt; <i>Task Repository</i>).
- References to tasks must be moused over to turn into hyperlinks.<p>
- <img src="images/2.0M1/java-editor-hyperlink.gif"></td>
+ The offline support has been improved to be more transparent.&nbsp;
+ Offline data for all tasks, even unread ones, is downloaded in the
+ background, so before going offline all you need to do is run one
+ successful synchronization.&nbsp; If switching frequently between being
+ connected note that you can toggle background synchronizations via the <i>
+ Synchronize Automatically</i> button in the <i>Task List</i> view menu.&nbsp;
+ Opening repository tasks is now much faster due to synchronization and
+ offline concurrency improvements.&nbsp; Any submission errors are now
+ shown on the task editor header (Eclipse 3.3) instead of the <i>Error
+ Log</i> view.&nbsp; Also note that the <i>History</i> button is now on
+ the toolbar and a <i>Submit </i>buttons has been added as well.<p>
+ <img src="images/2.0M3/task-editor-error.gif"></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td colspan="2">
@@ -330,17 +378,45 @@ latest</a> XmlRpcPlugin.<br>&nbsp;</p>
</tr>
</table>
-<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table313">
+<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table326">
<tr>
<td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#FAF7FB>
- <p align="right"><b>Drag and Drop improvements</b></p>
+ <p align="right"><b>Task Editor Improvements</b></p>
</td>
<td valign="top" width="70%">
- To attach files to a repository task them onto the Task Editor from
- a navigator view or operating system window.&nbsp; Dragging a URL
- that corresponds to a task onto the Task List will cause the
- corresponding task to be created and added to the Task List, if the
- corresponding repository exists.</td>
+ The performance of repository task opening has improved dramatically
+ because there are no more synchronous trips to the server and all
+ editor pages load lazily.&nbsp; If editor contents become stale, the
+ header will be updated as below (Eclipse 3.3) or a dialog will show
+ (Eclipse 3.2).&nbsp; The <i>Synchronize</i> button on the right of
+ the header retrieves the latest contents.&nbsp; There have also been
+ numerous layout and improvements.<p>
+ <img src="images/2.0M2/task-editor-warning.gif"></td>
+ </tr>
+ <tr>
+ <td colspan="2">
+ <hr>
+ </td>
+ </tr>
+</table>
+
+<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table316">
+ <tr>
+ <td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#FAF7FB>
+ <p align="right"><b>Task Editor lifecycle streamlined</b></p>
+ </td>
+ <td valign="top" width="70%">
+ The <i>Task Editor</i> no longer closes on submission, and instead
+ shows progress while it synchronizes with the repository. If
+ incoming changes occur while editor is open the refresh will
+ preserve and mark any outgoing changes.&nbsp; In order to clear
+ outgoing changes use the context menu -&gt; <i>Mark </i>-&gt; <i>
+ Clear Outgoing</i>.&nbsp; If an editor is opened for a task not in
+ the <i>
+ Task List </i>the <i>Add to Task List</i> action can be used on the
+ editor&#39;s context menu. Formatting of the editor has been improved
+ and uses the new form look on Eclipse 3.3.<p>
+ <img src="images/2.0M1/task-editor-progress.gif"></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td colspan="2">
@@ -350,7 +426,7 @@ latest</a> XmlRpcPlugin.<br>&nbsp;</p>
</table>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
-<h2>Task Repositories</h2>
+<h2><a name="task-repositories">Task Repositories</a></h2>
<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table323">
<tr>
@@ -388,11 +464,11 @@ latest</a> XmlRpcPlugin.<br>&nbsp;</p>
</table>
<h2>&nbsp;</h2>
-<h2>Team</h2>
+<h2><a name="task-list">Team</a></h2>
<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table336">
<tr>
- <td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#E0D0E6>
+ <td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#FAF7FB>
<p align="right"><b>Hyperlinks in Annotations and History<br>
(3.3 only)</b></p>
</td>
@@ -413,55 +489,11 @@ latest</a> XmlRpcPlugin.<br>&nbsp;</p>
</table>
<h2>&nbsp;</h2>
-<h2>Task Context</h2>
-
-<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table345">
- <tr>
- <td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#E0D0E6>
- <p align="right"><b>UI Usage Reports<br>
- (Experimental)<br>
- 3.3 only</b></p>
- </td>
- <td valign="top" width="70%">
- <i>File -&gt; New -&gt; Other -&gt; Mylyn -&gt; UI Usage Report</i> will
- generate a report of your perspective, view, preference, command and
- editor usage in Eclipse.&nbsp; This reporting facility builds on the
- Mylyn Monitor used to study early releases of Mylyn and has been
- extended to upload statistics to the mylyn.eclipse.org server where
- they can be accessed by all interested (via the button in the <i>
- Actions</i> section).&nbsp; As before, we will be using these
- statistics as input to evolving and improving the Mylyn UI.&nbsp;
- <p><i>UI Usage Reporting</i> is installable as a separate feature
- that can be used independently of the rest of Mylyn.&nbsp; Currently
- it is only available to Eclipse 3.3 users but will be made available
- to 3.2 users for the next release.&nbsp; If installed it will ask to
- run once every three weeks, at which point you will see statistics
- displayed as below.&nbsp; We then ask that you share your usage data
- with the community, via the <i>Submit to Eclipse.org</i> button, so
- that it can help inform Eclipse developers how the UI is being used.&nbsp;
- Note that only interaction events that have IDs starting with &quot;org.eclipse&quot;
- will be uploaded in order to avoid having private ID names made
- public.&nbsp; Note that the information gathered also includes
- interaction information about elements, so to avoid sharing the IDs
- of private elements make sure to leave on &quot;Obfuscate elements using
- SHA message digest one-way hash&quot; via the <i>Preferences -&gt; Mylyn -&gt;
- Usage Data</i> page.&nbsp; More information on how the monitor works
- can be found in
- <a href="http://wiki.eclipse.org/index.php/Mylar_Integrator_Reference#Monitor_API">
- Eclipsepedia</a>.</p>
- <p>
- <img src="images/2.0M3/ui-usage-report.gif"></td>
- </tr>
- <tr>
- <td colspan="2">
- <hr>
- </td>
- </tr>
-</table>
+<h2><a name="task-focused-ui">Focused UI</a></h2>
<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table338">
<tr>
- <td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#E0D0E6>
+ <td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#FAF7FB>
<p align="right"><b>Context Activation Improvements</b></p>
</td>
<td valign="top" width="70%">
@@ -560,11 +592,11 @@ latest</a> XmlRpcPlugin.<br>&nbsp;</p>
</table>
<h2>&nbsp; </h2>
-<h2>Bugzilla Connector</h2>
+<h2><a name="connector-bugzilla">Bugzilla Connector</a></h2>
<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table343">
<tr>
- <td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#E0D0E6>
+ <td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#FAF7FB>
<p align="right"><b>Dependencies show as subtasks<br>
(Experimental)</b></p>
</td>
@@ -625,23 +657,22 @@ latest</a> XmlRpcPlugin.<br>&nbsp;</p>
</table>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
-<h2>JIRA Connector</h2>
+<h2><a name="connector-jira">Jira Connector (Incubation)</a></h2>
<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table344">
<tr>
- <td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#E0D0E6>
+ <td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#FAF7FB>
<p align="right"><b>Attachment support</b></p>
</td>
<td valign="top" width="70%">
The JIRA task editor now supports attachments, both for files and
- for task contexts.&nbsp; Submission errors are now displayed
- instead of failing silently.<p>
+ for task contexts.&nbsp; Submission errors are now displayed instead
+ of failing silently.<p>
<img src="images/2.0M3/jira-attachments.gif"></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td colspan="2">
- <hr>
- </td>
+ &nbsp;</td>
</tr>
</table>
@@ -696,19 +727,55 @@ latest</a> XmlRpcPlugin.<br>&nbsp;</p>
</tr>
</table>
-<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table319">
+<h2>&nbsp; </h2>
+<h2><a name="monitor-usage">UI Usage Reporting (Incubation)</a></h2>
+
+<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table345">
<tr>
<td align="left" valign="top" width="15%" bgcolor=#FAF7FB>
- <p align="right"><b>JIRA Core Services</b></p>
+ <p align="right"><b>UI Usage Reports<br>
+ (Experimental)<br>
+ 3.3 only</b></p>
</td>
<td valign="top" width="70%">
- The JIRA feature will now install without requiring additional
- downloads from Tigris.org.</td>
+ <i>File -&gt; New -&gt; Other -&gt; Mylyn -&gt; UI Usage Report</i> will
+ generate a report of your perspective, view, preference, command and
+ editor usage in Eclipse.&nbsp; This reporting facility builds on the
+ Mylyn Monitor used to study early releases of Mylyn and has been
+ extended to upload statistics to the mylyn.eclipse.org server where
+ they can be accessed by all interested (via the button in the <i>
+ Actions</i> section).&nbsp; As before, we will be using these
+ statistics as input to evolving and improving the Mylyn UI.&nbsp;
+ <p><i>UI Usage Reporting</i> is installable as a separate feature
+ that can be used independently of the rest of Mylyn.&nbsp; Currently
+ it is only available to Eclipse 3.3 users but will be made available
+ to 3.2 users for the next release.&nbsp; If installed it will ask to
+ run once every three weeks, at which point you will see statistics
+ displayed as below.&nbsp; We then ask that you share your usage data
+ with the community, via the <i>Submit to Eclipse.org</i> button, so
+ that it can help inform Eclipse developers how the UI is being used.&nbsp;
+ Note that only interaction events that have IDs starting with
+ &quot;org.eclipse&quot; will be uploaded in order to avoid having private ID
+ names made public.&nbsp; Note that the information gathered also
+ includes interaction information about elements, so to avoid sharing
+ the IDs of private elements make sure to leave on &quot;Obfuscate
+ elements using SHA message digest one-way hash&quot; via the <i>
+ Preferences -&gt; Mylyn -&gt; Usage Data</i> page.&nbsp; More information
+ on how the monitor works can be found in
+ <a href="http://wiki.eclipse.org/index.php/Mylar_Integrator_Reference#Monitor_API">
+ Eclipsepedia</a>.</p>
+ <p>
+ <img src="images/2.0M3/ui-usage-report.gif"></td>
+ </tr>
+ <tr>
+ <td colspan="2">
+ <hr>
+ </td>
</tr>
</table>
-<h2>&nbsp; </h2>
-<h2>Trac Connector</h2>
+<p>&nbsp;</p>
+<h2><a name="connector-trac">Trac Connector</a></h2>
<table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" http://www.eclipse.org/mylar/doc/images/dev/ id="table322">
<tr>

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