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<h1>Graphiti &quot;New and Noteworthy&quot; for Eclipse Mars</h1>
<p>Last revised March 24, 2015</p>
<p>This document describes the new development topics that were
addressed during the milestones towards the release 0.12.0 within the
Mars release train.</p>
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<h2>M6</h2>
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<td colspan="2">The main focus for this milestone has been set
on fixing bugs and small round-offs.</td>
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<tr id="bug 433779">
<td class="title"><a
href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=433779">Behavior
classes rework</a></td>
<td class="content">The class <i>DiagramBehavior</i> and <i>DiagramRefreshBehavior</i>
have been reworked to allow for easier subclassing and overriding.
Some before protected or private members and methods are now
accessible from subclasses and/or other behavior classes. This is a
<b>minor API change</b>.
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<tr id="bug 460019">
<td class="title"><a
href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=460019">Bug
460019</a></td>
<td class="content">A bug in one of the translatable texts has
been fixed.</td>
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<tr id="bug 460486">
<td class="title"><a
href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=460486">Bug
460486</a></td>
<td class="content">A bug in one of the translatable texts has
been fixed.</td>
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<h2>M5</h2>
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<tr>
<td colspan="2">The main focus for this milestone has been set
on fixing bugs.</td>
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<tr id="bug 458465">
<td class="title"><a
href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=458465">Bug
458465</a></td>
<td class="content">A bug in finding the child shape in a
container has been fixed. In case of shapes that were sent to back,
a wrong shape might have been returned.</td>
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<h2>M4</h2>
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<td colspan="2">The main focus for this milestone has been set
on implementing improvements and fixing bugs.</td>
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<tr id="bug 453553">
<td class="title"><a
href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=453553">
Provide an abort possibility for delete and remove features</a></td>
<td class="content">Delete and remove features now also support
abortion after the preDelete and preRemove hooks.</td>
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<tr id="bug 450884">
<td class="title"><a
href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=450884">Bug
450884</a></td>
<td class="content">The Graphiti "view" menu added in the editor
now has an ID that clients can use in case the want to add own
entries.</td>
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<tr id="bug 450993">
<td class="title"><a
href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=450993">Bug
450993</a></td>
<td class="content">A rendering issue with the context button
pad has been fixed that occurred when the associated shape was not
high enough.</td>
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<h2>M3</h2>
</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td colspan="2">The main focus for this milestone has been set
on implementing improvements and bugfixing.</td>
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<tr id="bug 443304">
<td class="title"><a
href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=443304">Improve
undo/redo handling </a></td>
<td class="content">The client options to influence undo/redo
handling have been improved. There are now hooks before and after
the actual EMF undo to implement own functionality. Also it is
possible to abort undo/redo.</td>
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<tr id="bug 449384">
<td class="title"><a
href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=449384">Bug
449384</a></td>
<td class="content">A bug in the enablement check of the print
action that on Linux systems potentially caused a hanging Diagram
editor during opening has been fixed.</td>
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<h2>M2</h2>
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</tr>
<tr>
<td colspan="2">The main focus for this milestone has been set
on implementing improvements and bugfixing.</td>
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<tr id="bug 417454">
<td class="title"><a
href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=417454">Additional
<i>createDiagram</i> method
</a></td>
<td class="content">To ease diagram creation a new service method
has been introduced.</td>
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<tr id="bug 433269">
<td class="title"><a
href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=433269">TextBuilder
</a></td>
<td class="content">A <i>TextBuilder</i> helper class has been
introduced to ease the creation of <i>TextStyleRegions</i>.
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<tr id="bug 434658">
<td class="title"><a
href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=434658">Asynchronous
feature execution </a></td>
<td class="content">To enable the asynchronous execution of long
running custom features a new base class <i>AbstractAsynchronousCustomFeature</i>
has been introduced.
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<tr id="bug 407894">
<td class="title"><a
href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=407894">Bug
407894</a></td>
<td class="content">The configuration and initialization of the
graphival viewer inside diagram editors and viewers that happened so
far by a hack has been made more robust. This required a minor <b>API
change</b>.
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<tr id="bug 412858">
<td class="title"><a
href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=412858">Bug
412858</a></td>
<td class="content">The bug that <i>canUpdate</i> was not called
before <i>updatedNeeded</i> in some situations has finally been
fixed. Clients might need to adapt to the new behavior, before they
only got a warning that they do not behave correctly.
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<tr id="bug 429531">
<td class="title"><a
href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=429531">Bug
429531</a></td>
<td class="content">The Graphiti EMF model has been alingned
with the generated coding. This caused no behavioral changes but
removed the need for manual corrections (like version tags,
comments) after re-generating.</td>
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<tr id="bug 429532">
<td class="title"><a
href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=429532">Bug
429532</a></td>
<td class="content">Deprecations introduced in previous releases
in the Graphiti coding have been removed. This required a <b>API
change</b>.
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<tr id="bug 442879">
<td class="title"><a
href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=442879">Bug
442879</a></td>
<td class="content">The Graphiti dependencies to other project
like Eclipse platforms, EMF, GEF have been increased. Now at least
the versions that are part of the Luna release train are required.</td>
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<tr id="bug 442895">
<td class="title"><a
href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=442895">Bug
442895</a></td>
<td class="content">Graphiti now uses Batik 1.7.0 for SVG
export, before it used Batik 1.6.0..</td>
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<tr id="bug 439689">
<td class="title"><a
href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=439689">Bug
439689</a></td>
<td class="content">A bug that caused invisible pictogram
elements to become marked with a selection border on setting the
selection in the editor has been fixed.</td>
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<tr id="bug 440796">
<td class="title"><a
href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=440796">Bug
440796</a></td>
<td class="content">A bug that caused incorrect notifications on
changing the rotation attribute of <i>AbstractText</i> has been
fixed.
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<td colspan="2">
<h2>M1</h2>
</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td colspan="2">The main focus for this milestone has been set
on bugfixing.</td>
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<tr id="bug 437933">
<td class="title"><a
href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=437933">Bug
437933</a></td>
<td class="content">A potential NullPointerExecption in the
method isDirty() in DefaultPersistencyBehavior has been fixed.</td>
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<tr id="bug 436601">
<td class="title"><a
href="https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=436601">Bug
436601</a></td>
<td class="content">A potential race condition in the save logic
of DiagramEditor has been fixed. It could have caused erroneous
update and refresh behaviors in the editor that are hard to track
down.</td>
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