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Relations RCP: 2.1 released

What is Relations?

Relations RCP is a tool for knowledge management. It is a combination of a personal Wiki and an electronic slip box. Its use is the visualization of terms and concepts and the relations governing these items.

New Features

  • Application is based on Eclipse 4.5 now.
  • Added print out into Word documents.
  • Fixed various bugs.
Posted by Benno Luthiger 2016-05-17

Relations RCP: 2.0 released

What is Relations?

Relations RCP is a tool for knowledge management. It is a combination of a personal Wiki and an electronic slip box. Its use is the visualization of terms and concepts and the relations governing these items. Relations 2.0 is implemented as Eclipse RCP application using the e4 (Kepler) technology.

Features:

  • Content is stored using three types of items: term items, text items and person items.
  • The Relations application stores the content in a Derby database included in the out-of-the-box installation. However, other RDMS can be used as data store.
  • Full text search implemented using Lucene.
  • Easy text formatting: text can be written bold, italic or underlined, lists can be unordered (bullet list) or ordered (numerical or with uppercase and lowercase letters respectively).
  • and many more
Posted by Benno Luthiger 2014-01-21

Bugfix release Relations 1.3.1 available

Please use the configured update site http://relations-rcp.sourceforge.net/updates/ (Help -> Check for Updates) to get the changes.

This release solves the following problems:

  • Fixed bug in text styler widget.

  • Fixed bug thrown when text saved to database contains windows paths.

Posted by Benno Luthiger 2011-01-09

Relations 1.3 hooks into the semantic web

Version 1.3 of Relations is released. New features:

  • You can drag a web page from your browser and drop it on an item in the Relations browser. The application, then, extracts the metadata contained in the web page. Thus, you can use the Relations application as client for the Semantic Web.

  • Added Relations Finder, an alternative view for the Relations Browser.

  • The application is based on Eclipse 3.5 now.

Posted by Benno Luthiger 2010-04-09

Relations RCP: 1.2 released

Relations RCP is a personal wiki style application for knowledge creation and management. Its use is the visualization of terms and concepts and the relations governing these items. Relations is implemented as Eclipse RCP application.

The Relations 1.2 release offers new functionality to make browsing in the relations context easier.

What is Relations?
Relations is a tool for knowledge management. It is a combination of a personal Wiki and an electronic slip box.

Features:
- Content is stored using three types of items: term items, text items and person items.
- The Relations application stores the content in a Derby database included in the out-of-the-box installation. However, other RDMS can be used as data store.
- Full text search implemented using Lucene.
- The Relations application is based on Eclipse 3.4.
- Easy text formatting: text can be written bold, italic or underlined, lists can be unordered (bullet list) or ordered (numerical or with uppercase and lowercase letters respectively).
- and many more

Posted by Benno Luthiger 2009-07-13

Relations RCP: 1.1 released

Relations RCP is a personal wiki style application for knowledge creation and management. Its use is the visualization of terms and concepts and the relations governing these items. Relations is implemented as Eclipse RCP application.

The Relations 1.1 release offers new XML export capability and fixes some bugs in the text editor widget.

What is Relations?
Relations is a tool for knowledge management. It is a combination of a personal Wiki and an electronic slip box. ... read more

Posted by Benno Luthiger 2008-11-14

Relations 1.0.1 update available

This update fixes the following bugs:

  • Fixed bug that prevented print out to OOOrg document.
  • Fixed bugs caused by empty fields.
  • Fixed bug that prevented editing of newly created items.
  • Fixed problem with '<' and '&' characters in text fields.

In your Relations application, go to Help -> software updates -> manage configurations and scan for updates for the installed Relations Feature.

Posted by Benno Luthiger 2008-02-22

Relations 1.0 released

What is Relations?
Relations is a tool for knowledge management. It is a combination of a personal Wiki and an electronic slip box.

Features:
- Content is stored using three types of items: term items, text items and person items.
- The Relations application stores the content in a Derby database included in the out-of-the-box installation. However, other RDMS can be used as data store.
- Full text search implemented using Lucene.
- The applications contains a complete set of key bindings, therefore, the application can be fully controlled using the keyboard.
- Easy text formatting: text can be written bold, italic or underlined, lists can be unordered (bullet list) or ordered (numerical or with uppercase and lowercase letters respectively).
- Content stored in text items can be formatted and exported as bibliographical lists. The bibliographical formatting is extensible and additional bibliographical formattings can easily be implemented.
- Content stored in text items can be exported to a BibTEX file.
- The Relations user interface is available in english and german.
- Content can be printed out to a text file or an OpenOffice.org document.
- The content stored in the internal Derby database can be backuped. The backup copy of the content can be used to restore the content state or to import the content into another database catalog (of the same Relations application or a Relations application installed on a different computer).

Posted by Benno Luthiger 2007-11-08

Relations 0.9.2.1 update available

This release fixes a bug that prevented saving of texts containing apostrophes. This release is available from the Relations update site only.

In your Relations application, go to Help -> software updates -> manage configurations and scan for updates for the installed Relations Feature.

Posted by Benno Luthiger 2007-08-04

Relations 0.9.2 released

Changes Release 0.9.2:
- Added functionality to backup and restore embedded databases.
- Added functionality to export the content of text items to a BibTEX file.
- Added RCP language package.

What is Relations?
Relations is a tool for knowledge management. It is a combination of a personal Wiki and an electronic slip box.
You can easily create items of three types (terms, texts and persons) and set them in relation to other items already entered, thus creating a rich context for your items. This context, i.e. the linked items, is an image of your knowledge you want to manage and expand further. The application's visualization and data retrieval tools support you with this task.

Posted by Benno Luthiger 2007-05-22

Relations 0.9.1 released

Changes Release 0.9.1:
- Fixed bug when new wizard is called from Inspector view.
- TextEditWizard: Made disabling of input field in edit mode correct.
- Improved RelationsEditor so that the central model gets refreshed if the external association to the center was deleted.
- Fixed problem with truncation exception when saving too long input into Derby table. The application notifies user now.
- Repackaged org.elbe.relations.print.odt to make print out to OOOrg document working.... read more

Posted by Benno Luthiger 2007-03-19

Relations 0.9.0: First release of Relations application

What is Relations?
Relations is a tool for knowledge management. It is a combination of a personal Wiki and an electronic slip box.
You can easily create items of three types (terms, texts and persons) and set them in relation to other items already entered, thus creating a rich context for your items. This context, i.e. the linked items, is an image of your knowledge you want to manage and expand further. The application’s visualization and data retrieval tools support you with this task.

Posted by Benno Luthiger 2007-03-07

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