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Re: [papyrus-ic] Notes from a Papyrus training workshop

Hi everyone,

Thank you very much for your insightful responses; these will
definitely help me respond to some of the questions I had to take
offline! I'll keep the list posted about any further noteworthy
Papyrus-related interactions.


On 30 November 2016 at 08:34, Philip Langer <planger@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Dimitris,
> thanks for the feedback! This is great news!
> I just added a one more comments below on top of Francis' comments.
> On Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 3:57 AM, Francis Bordeleau
> <francis.bordeleau@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On Nov 29, 2016, at 18:31, Dimitris Kolovos <dimitris.kolovos@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> Today I delivered a 2-hour long Papyrus training workshop to 15-20
>> engineers from UK industry and I thought I'd summarise some of their
>> questions/remarks about Papyrus (before I forget), in case any of
>> these can feed into future discussions/actions:
>> - They liked the idea of being able to simplify the UI through a
>> configuration model as demonstrated in [1]. One question was whether
>> one can switch between the simplified/full UI at runtime (i.e. to
>> “break-out" of the simplified UI when needed).
>> The full UML is always available through configuration.
> There are two aspects, the Papyrus simplification and the Eclipse UI
> simplification.
> The Papyrus simplification is done with viewpoints and preference
> configurations. They can be switched at runtime to show/hide additional
> Palette items, New Child menues, etc., use different property views, etc.
> The Eclipse UI simplifications are mostly done using Eclipse
> Activities/Capabilities. They can also be switched on and off (Preferences
> -> General -> Capabilities).
> If you have more questions on the Papyrus simplifications or diff/merge,
> please let me know.
> Thanks and best wishes,
> Philip
> --
> Dr. Philip Langer
> Senior Software Architect / General Manager
> EclipseSource Services GmbH
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Dr Dimitris Kolovos
Senior Lecturer in Enterprise Systems
Director of the Large-Scale Complex IT Systems Engineering Doctorate
Department of Computer Science
University of York


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