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Runtime

org.eclipse.gmf.runtime.common.core.service
Class Service.ProviderDescriptor

java.lang.Object
  extended by 

org.eclipse.gmf.runtime.common.core.service.AbstractProvider
      extended by 
org.eclipse.gmf.runtime.common.core.service.Service.ProviderDescriptor
All Implemented Interfaces:
java.util.EventListener, IProvider, IProviderChangeListener
Direct Known Subclasses:
ActionFilterService.ProviderDescriptor, ActivityFilterProviderDescriptor, DiagramEventBrokerService.ProviderDescriptor, DragDropListenerService.ProviderDescriptor, GlobalActionHandlerService.ProviderDescriptor, IconService.ProviderDescriptor, MarkerNavigationService.MarkerNavigationProviderDescriptor, PropertiesService.PropertiesProviderDescriptor, TransferAdapterService.ProviderDescriptor, ViewService.ProviderDescriptor
Enclosing class:
Service

public static class Service.ProviderDescriptor
extends AbstractProvider
implements IProvider, IProviderChangeListener

A descriptor for providers defined by a configuration element.


Field Summary
protected static java.lang.String A_CLASS
          The name of the 'class' XML attribute.
protected static java.lang.String A_PLUGIN
          The name of the 'plugin' XML attribute.
protected static java.lang.String E_POLICY
          The name of the 'Policy' XML element.
protected   IProviderPolicy policy
          The policy associated with this descriptor's provider (if specified).
protected  boolean policyInitialized
           
protected   IProvider provider
          The provider for which this object is a descriptor.
 
Constructor Summary
protected Service.ProviderDescriptor ( IConfigurationElement element)
          Constructs a new provider descriptor for the specified configuration element.
 
Method Summary
protected   IConfigurationElement getElement ()
          Retrieves the configuration element describing this descriptor's provider.
protected   IProviderPolicy getPolicy ()
          Retrieves the policy associated with this descriptor's provider (if specified).
  IProvider getProvider ()
          Retrieves the provider for which this object is a descriptor.
 void providerChanged ( ProviderChangeEvent event)
          Handles an event indicating that a provider has changed.
 boolean provides ( IOperation operation)
          Indicates whether this provider descriptor can provide the functionality described by the specified operation.
 java.lang.String toString ()
          Returns the provider's class name, if it can be found.
 
Methods inherited from class org.eclipse.gmf.runtime.common.core.service. AbstractProvider
addProviderChangeListener, fireProviderChange, removeProviderChangeListener
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 
Methods inherited from interface org.eclipse.gmf.runtime.common.core.service. IProvider
addProviderChangeListener, removeProviderChangeListener
 

Field Detail

policyInitialized

protected boolean policyInitialized

A_CLASS

protected static final java.lang.String A_CLASS
The name of the 'class' XML attribute.

See Also:
Constant Field Values

A_PLUGIN

protected static final java.lang.String A_PLUGIN
The name of the 'plugin' XML attribute.

See Also:
Constant Field Values

E_POLICY

protected static final java.lang.String E_POLICY
The name of the 'Policy' XML element.

See Also:
Constant Field Values

provider

protected 
IProvider provider
The provider for which this object is a descriptor.


policy

protected 
IProviderPolicy policy
The policy associated with this descriptor's provider (if specified).

Constructor Detail

Service.ProviderDescriptor

protected Service.ProviderDescriptor(
IConfigurationElement element)
Constructs a new provider descriptor for the specified configuration element.

Parameters:
element - The configuration element describing the provider.
Method Detail

getElement

protected final 
IConfigurationElement getElement()
Retrieves the configuration element describing this descriptor's provider.

Returns:
The configuration element describing this descriptor's provider.

getProvider

public 
IProvider getProvider()
Retrieves the provider for which this object is a descriptor. Lazy-initializes the value by instantiating the class described by this provider descriptor's configuration element.

Returns:
The provider for which this object is a descriptor.

getPolicy

protected 
IProviderPolicy getPolicy()
Retrieves the policy associated with this descriptor's provider (if specified). Lazy-initializes the value by instantiating the class described by this provider descriptor's configuration element, if specified.

Returns:
The policy associated with this descriptor's provider (if specified).

provides

public boolean provides(
IOperation operation)
Indicates whether this provider descriptor can provide the functionality described by the specified operation.

Specified by:
provides in interface IProvider
Parameters:
operation - The operation in question.
Returns:
true if this descriptor's policy or provider provides the operation; false otherwise.

providerChanged

public void providerChanged(
ProviderChangeEvent event)
Handles an event indicating that a provider has changed.

Specified by:
providerChanged in interface IProviderChangeListener
Parameters:
event - The provider change event to be handled.

toString

public java.lang.String toString()
Returns the provider's class name, if it can be found.

Overrides:
toString in class java.lang.Object

Runtime

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