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Runtime

org.eclipse.gmf.runtime.emf.ui.services.modelingassistant
Interface IModelingAssistantProvider

All Superinterfaces:
IProvider
All Known Implementing Classes:
ModelingAssistantProvider, ModelingAssistantService

public interface IModelingAssistantProvider
extends IProvider

The interface for providers of the modeling assistant service.


Method Summary
 java.util.List getRelTypesForSREOnSource ( IAdaptable source)
          Returns a list of relationship types to appear in the popup that the user can select from when showing related elements by double-clicking an outgoing connector handle.
 java.util.List getRelTypesForSREOnTarget ( IAdaptable target)
          Returns a list of relationship types to appear in the popup that the user can select from when showing related elements by double-clicking an incoming connector handle.
 java.util.List getRelTypesOnSource ( IAdaptable source)
          Returns a list of relationship types that could appear in EITHER the popup that appears when creating a connection from source to target or the popup that appears when creating a connection from source to an unspecified target.
 java.util.List getRelTypesOnSourceAndTarget ( IAdaptable source, IAdaptable target)
          Returns a list of relationship types to appear in the popup that the user can select from when creating a relationship from a source element to a target element.
 java.util.List getRelTypesOnTarget ( IAdaptable target)
          Returns a list of relationship types that could appear in EITHER the popup that appears when creating a connection from target to source or the popup that appears when creating a connection from target to an unspecified source.
 java.util.List getTypes (java.lang.String hint, IAdaptable data)
          Gets a list of types to be used in the popup menu when performing some UI gesture identified by the hint.
 java.util.List getTypesForPopupBar ( IAdaptable host)
          Gets a list of types to be used in the popup bar to support creating an shape or element within the context of another.
 java.util.List getTypesForSource ( IAdaptable target, IElementType relationshipType)
          Returns a list of element types to appear in the popup when creating a relationship from a target element to an unspecified source from which the user can select the source type.
 java.util.List getTypesForTarget ( IAdaptable source, IElementType relationshipType)
          Returns a list of element types to appear in the popup when creating a relationship from a source element to an unspecified target from which the user can select the target type.
 org.eclipse.emf.ecore.EObject selectExistingElementForSource ( IAdaptable target, IElementType relationshipType)
          Pops up a dialog that allows the user to select an existing element that is to be used as the source in a new relationship being created.
 org.eclipse.emf.ecore.EObject selectExistingElementForTarget ( IAdaptable source, IElementType relationshipType)
          Pops up a dialog that allows the user to select an existing element that is to be used as the target in a new relationship being created.
 
Methods inherited from interface org.eclipse.gmf.runtime.common.core.service. IProvider
addProviderChangeListener, provides, removeProviderChangeListener
 

Method Detail

getTypes

java.util.List getTypes(java.lang.String hint,
                        
IAdaptable data)
Gets a list of types to be used in the popup menu when performing some UI gesture identified by the hint.

Parameters:
hint - identifies the hint or gesture
data -
  • provides additional data that is required
  • may be null depending on the hint
  • Returns:
    a list of element types (IElementType)

    getRelTypesOnSource

    java.util.List getRelTypesOnSource(
    IAdaptable source)
    Returns a list of relationship types that could appear in EITHER the popup that appears when creating a connection from source to target or the popup that appears when creating a connection from source to an unspecified target.

    Parameters:
    source - the source: adapts to editpart, view, element, etc.
    Returns:
    a list of relationship types (IElementType)

    getRelTypesOnTarget

    java.util.List getRelTypesOnTarget(
    IAdaptable target)
    Returns a list of relationship types that could appear in EITHER the popup that appears when creating a connection from target to source or the popup that appears when creating a connection from target to an unspecified source.

    Parameters:
    target - the target: adapts to editpart, view, element, etc.
    Returns:
    a list of relationship types (IElementType)

    getRelTypesOnSourceAndTarget

    java.util.List getRelTypesOnSourceAndTarget(
    IAdaptable source,
                                                
    IAdaptable target)
    Returns a list of relationship types to appear in the popup that the user can select from when creating a relationship from a source element to a target element.

    Parameters:
    source - the source: adapts to editpart, view, element, etc.
    target - the target: adapts to editpart, view, element, etc.
    Returns:
    a list of relationship types (IElementType)

    getRelTypesForSREOnSource

    java.util.List getRelTypesForSREOnSource(
    IAdaptable source)
    Returns a list of relationship types to appear in the popup that the user can select from when showing related elements by double-clicking an outgoing connector handle.

    Parameters:
    source - the source: adapts to editpart, view, element, etc.
    Returns:
    a list of relationship types (IElementType)

    getRelTypesForSREOnTarget

    java.util.List getRelTypesForSREOnTarget(
    IAdaptable target)
    Returns a list of relationship types to appear in the popup that the user can select from when showing related elements by double-clicking an incoming connector handle.

    Parameters:
    target - the target: adapts to editpart, view, element, etc.
    Returns:
    a list of relationship types (IElementType objects)

    getTypesForSource

    java.util.List getTypesForSource(
    IAdaptable target,
                                     
    IElementType relationshipType)
    Returns a list of element types to appear in the popup when creating a relationship from a target element to an unspecified source from which the user can select the source type.

    Parameters:
    target - the target: adapts to editpart, view, element, etc.
    relationshipType - the relationship type to be created
    Returns:
    a list of types for the new source (IElementType objects)

    getTypesForTarget

    java.util.List getTypesForTarget(
    IAdaptable source,
                                     
    IElementType relationshipType)
    Returns a list of element types to appear in the popup when creating a relationship from a source element to an unspecified target from which the user can select the target type.

    Parameters:
    source - the source: adapts to editpart, view, element, etc.
    relationshipType - the relationship type to be created
    Returns:
    a list of types for the new target (IElementType objects)

    selectExistingElementForSource

    org.eclipse.emf.ecore.EObject selectExistingElementForSource(
    IAdaptable target,
                                                                 
    IElementType relationshipType)
    Pops up a dialog that allows the user to select an existing element that is to be used as the source in a new relationship being created.

    Parameters:
    target - the target: adapts to editpart, view, element, etc.
    relationshipType - the relationship type to be created
    Returns:
    Returns the EObject the user selected, or null if an error occurred or the gesture was cancelled.

    selectExistingElementForTarget

    org.eclipse.emf.ecore.EObject selectExistingElementForTarget(
    IAdaptable source,
                                                                 
    IElementType relationshipType)
    Pops up a dialog that allows the user to select an existing element that is to be used as the target in a new relationship being created.

    Parameters:
    source - the source: adapts to editpart, view, element, etc.
    relationshipType - the relationship type to be created
    Returns:
    Returns the IElement the user selected, or null if an error occurred or the gesture was cancelled.

    getTypesForPopupBar

    java.util.List getTypesForPopupBar(
    IAdaptable host)
    Gets a list of types to be used in the popup bar to support creating an shape or element within the context of another.

    Parameters:
    host - the host on which the popup bar will be displayed: adapts to editpart, view, element, etc.
    Returns:
    a list of element types (IElementType)

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