KIELER Rich Client Application 0.7.0

We are happy to provide the seventh release of the Kiel Integrated Environment for Layout Eclipse Rich Client! It is a framework for enhanced user interaction in graphical modeling basing on the Eclipse platform. This being a pre-release it provides some basic core contributions as listed below. The full user experience will follow in upcoming releases. For known shortcomings and problems also see below.


You can either download the Rich Client Application (RCA) which is a self-contained application bundled with everything you need to run KIELER, or you can install the single KIELER features via an update site on top of your own Eclipse installation (Eclipse 3.8 "Juno" required).

Release Notes

Here's a summary of what's new in this release. You can find a complete list of solved tickets for this release at our issue tracking system. Release notes of older releases can be found at our Release Notes page.

New Features Included in 0.7.0

Here's a list of the most prominent new features provided with version 0.7.0:

Deprecated Features Removed in 0.7.0

The following features were shipping with version 0.6.0, but are not included in version 0.7.0 anymore:


Start with an Example

The 0.7 release provides examples you can add and play around with. You can start with an example by doing one of the following things:

Start with an empty Workspace

When you start KIELER, you will probably start a new empty workspace.

In your new project you can create new graphical or textual models. Here is some possible use case:

Known Problems and Limitations

Bug Reports, Comments

We're working hard to make the graphical modeling user experience as convenient as possible. However, bugs can still remain in the code and some things might not be as you would expect them. Please don't hesitate to send in bug reports or give other comments like feature requests.

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