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Eclipse GMF Guide
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Editors Providers Extension Point

Identifier:
org.eclipse.gmf.runtime.common.ui.services.editorProviders

Description:
This extension point facilitates the configuration of providers for the editor service (org.eclipse.gmf.runtime.common.ui.services.editor.EditorService). Using this extension point, providers are registered to manipulate editors, such as handling how to open an editor on a given input.

Configuration Markup:

<!ELEMENT extension ( EditorProvider)>

<!ATTLIST extension

point CDATA #REQUIRED

id    CDATA #IMPLIED

name  CDATA #IMPLIED

>

  • point - The identifier of the extension point, i.e. org.eclipse.gmf.runtime.common.ui.services.editorProviders.
  • id - The identifier of the extension, e.g. editorProviders.
  • name - The name of the extension, e.g. %ext.editorProviders.

<!ELEMENT EditorProvider ( Priority , Policy?)>

<!ATTLIST EditorProvider

class CDATA #REQUIRED

>

  • class - Fully qualified string containing the provider class.

<!ELEMENT Priority EMPTY>

<!ATTLIST Priority

name (Lowest|Low|Medium|High|Highest)

>

  • name - The provider priority as a String, which is one of Lowest, Low, Medium, High, or Highest.

<!ELEMENT Policy EMPTY>

<!ATTLIST Policy

class CDATA #REQUIRED

>

  • class - Fully qualified string containing the provider class.

Examples:
Following is an example of an editor provider extension:


   <extension 
        id=
"editorProviders"
 
        name=
"%ext.editorProviders"
 
        point=
"org.eclipse.gmf.runtime.common.ui.services.editorProviders"
> 
      <EditorProvider 
        class=
"org.eclipse.test.project.providers.MyDiagramEditorProvider"
> 
         <Priority name=
"Lowest"
></Priority> 
      </EditorProvider> 
   </extension> 


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