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Runtime

org.eclipse.gmf.runtime.emf.type.core
Class MetamodelType

java.lang.Object
  extended by 

org.eclipse.gmf.runtime.emf.type.core.ElementType
      extended by 
org.eclipse.gmf.runtime.emf.type.core.MetamodelType
All Implemented Interfaces:
IAdaptable, IElementType, IMetamodelType
Direct Known Subclasses:
NullElementType

public class MetamodelType
extends ElementType
implements IMetamodelType

Represents an element type that maps directly to a metamodel element type ( EClass). There is only one metamodel type registered with the ElementTypeRegistryfor a given EClass.

Provides an edit helper for editing model elements with the same EClass.


Constructor Summary
MetamodelType ( IMetamodelTypeDescriptor descriptor)
          Constructs a new metamodel type using values from the type descriptor.
MetamodelType (java.lang.String id, java.net.URL iconURL, java.lang.String displayName, org.eclipse.emf.ecore.EClass eClass, IEditHelper editHelper)
          Constructs a new metamodel type.
 
Method Summary
  IElementType[] getAllSuperTypes ()
          Gets the element supertypes for this type.
  ICommand getEditCommand ( IEditCommandRequest request)
          Gets a command to edit an element of this type.
  IEditHelper getEditHelper ()
          Gets the edit helper.
 java.lang.String toString ()
           
 
Methods inherited from class org.eclipse.gmf.runtime.emf.type.core. ElementType
canEdit, getAdapter, getDisplayName, getEClass, getIconURL, getId, setAllSupertypes
 
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.emf.type.core. IElementType
canEdit, getDisplayName, getEClass, getIconURL, getId
 
Methods inherited from interface org.eclipse.core.runtime. IAdaptable
getAdapter
 

Constructor Detail

MetamodelType

public MetamodelType(java.lang.String id,
                     java.net.URL iconURL,
                     java.lang.String displayName,
                     org.eclipse.emf.ecore.EClass eClass,
                     
IEditHelper editHelper)
Constructs a new metamodel type.

Parameters:
id - the id
iconURL - the URL for the icon
displayName - the display name
eClass - the metaclass
editHelper - the edit helper

MetamodelType

public MetamodelType(
IMetamodelTypeDescriptor descriptor)
Constructs a new metamodel type using values from the type descriptor.

Parameters:
descriptor - the metamodel type descriptor.
Method Detail

getEditHelper

public 
IEditHelper getEditHelper()
Gets the edit helper. May activate the plugin in which the edit helper is defined.

Specified by:
getEditHelper in interface IElementType
Returns:
the edit helper.

getEditCommand

public 
ICommand getEditCommand(
IEditCommandRequest request)
Description copied from interface: IElementType
Gets a command to edit an element of this type.

Specified by:
getEditCommand in interface IElementType
Overrides:
getEditCommand in class ElementType
Parameters:
request - the edit request
Returns:
the edit command, or null if none is found. The command returned may not be executable, and this should be tested before it is executed.

getAllSuperTypes

public 
IElementType[] getAllSuperTypes()
Description copied from interface: IElementType
Gets the element supertypes for this type. Ordered from furthest supertype to nearest supertype.

Specified by:
getAllSuperTypes in interface IElementType
Overrides:
getAllSuperTypes in class ElementType
Returns:
the element supertypes

toString

public java.lang.String toString()
Overrides:
toString in class java.lang.Object

Runtime

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