The current ecorediag metamodel definition cannot be opened in post-Kepler distributions. We might as well use Xcore. This is definitely for a. project, 2 years ago. ties · Renamed projects, 2 years ago. plugin. xml · Migrated EMF metamodel from ecorediag to xcore. Fixes #72, 2 years ago. The diagrams can’t be properly displayed (please see attached file).
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Selecting Viewpoints Each modeling project has a set of ecroediag which are enabled. When clicking on Add Related Elements from the background of the diagram, all the EClasses which are contained in the current EPackage will be proposed.
This could be achieved by right-clicking on the class and choosing the New child item. The editors correctly display models from meta-models that do not follow this rule if you are able to create such models by another mean.
Here is a small list of tools that can be used to create your meta-model:. Editing Shortcuts A lot of shortcuts are available to be more efficient when editing an Ecore model.
This controls what kind of representations you can create on the Ecore models inside the project. This mode of usage is designed so that you can work with your models easily, but you might want to have more control.
At this stage, it is now possible to add children to the created root which is fsm EPackage in the considered example. Creating a Representation Once the Viewpoints are selected you can create representations: My diagram is getting big, how to find an element? Creating a good meta-model is sometime difficult due to limitations of the used tools.
You can select the element in the list and when validating with ENTER the diagram editor will select and reveal this element. EcoreTools provide a wizard setting up your Ecore project. Here again, you can keep the default nsURI but keep in mind that its going to be the identifier of your domain within the EMF world. EcoreTools provides features which are specifically designed to ease the exploration of an existing Ecore model and assit you in creating a diagram to document this exploration.
Modeling Operations Using the Operation tool from the palette and clicking on an EClass in the diagram you can create a new EOperation instance. Two new tools are appearing then in the palette so that you can create the doc annotations. For a better experience in using EMF tools and Kermeta, it is advised to respect the following rule:. It is possible to load models which are not in the current project by adding Project Dependencies. Modeling Attributes Shorcuts are available in the palette to create difference kind of EStructuralFeaturesnotably: Adding operations, attributes, or references to the newly created classes is achieved in the same way classes have been added to the root EPackage, i.
Once you clicked on Finish and the wizard prepared the project, this is what you should have.
To leverage it, use the Add Working with Layers Several layers are provided by the editor. The general convention is to use a java namespace notation for your project name. You can also export all the representations stored in a. Two properties of the created EPackage which is initially displayed as null have to be set through the Properties tab:. The next page request a project name.
Then click on the created EPackage. A wizard will be opened to guide you evorediag the process of creating this XMI file, once the file is created the EMF Reflective Editor will be opened to edit it.
Its better to get it right from the beginning. The project which is going to be created actually is an Eclipse plugin project, the name will be used for the plugin identification.
You can adapt the EReference properties at any time and the diagram will reflect ecirediag changes. What does that mean? Leveraging Ecore Model EcoreTools directly edits the Ecore model in a standard way, no special operation is required to leverage the model itself.
If a non-contained reference is changed into a containment reference then the decorator at the source of the EReference will be adapted. Changing the project name afterward is possible though error-prone and not without impact. Metamodel with Ecore Tools Diagram Editor. This is a convenient way to import all the EClasses of a given EPackage into a diagram. User Guide Designing Ecore Models Getting Started Once EcoreTools is installed in your environment, you can start using it either to create a new Ecore model from scratch or to edit an already existing model.
Any model which is in the project is going to be loaded by Sirius behind the scene and its elements will be available in your ecoredlag.
By this mean, it will be possible to create, in an EMF model of it, a collection of transitions and states. Shortcuts appearing contextually to a given EClass will allow you to quickly switch the EClass to being abstract or interface.
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At this stage of the tutorial, the designed meta-model should look like the following meta-model:. EMF meta-model creation tips. EMF will detect these annotations and generate dedicated Java methods based on this name, you will have to implement them then.
The Modeling Project is a facility provided by Sirius which handles models within the scope of a project. Any constraint which is already defined in the model will be automatically imported in the diagram. A Depdencies diagram can be created tl en EPackage when the Review viewpoint is enabled for your project.
ecoredizg Each one of the Class related tools might also be used to change some properties: Double click there and it will load your ecore to a diagram. Kermeta is not affected by this constraint. Setting properties, such as the upper and lower bounds, the type ETypeof the attributes, operations, and references is achieved through the Properties view.
Here is the palette of the Entities diagram editor when both the Design and Review Viewpoints have been enabled. If you are really getting started, Design is a good choice, in case of doubt, select everything.