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Eclipse Platform
Release 3.5

Interface IScope

public interface IScope

Clients contributing a scope to the Eclipse preference system must implement this interface to aid Eclipse in creating a new node for the hierarchy.

Clients may implement this interface.


Method Summary
  IEclipsePreferences create ( IEclipsePreferences parent, String name)
          Create and return a new preference node with the given parent and name.

Method Detail


IEclipsePreferences create(
IEclipsePreferences parent,
String name)
Create and return a new preference node with the given parent and name. Must not return null. Clients are able to create a new node in memory or load the node's contents from the backing store. Neither the parent or name arguments should be null.

Implementors should note that the node might not have been added to the child list of the parent yet, and therefore might not be able to be referenced through navigation from the root node.

parent - the node's parent
name - the name of the node
the new node

Eclipse Platform
Release 3.5

Guidelines for using Eclipse APIs.

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