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Eclipse Platform
Release 3.5

org.eclipse.debug.ui
Interface IDetailPane

All Known Subinterfaces:
IDetailPane2

public interface IDetailPane

A detail pane is created from a detail pane factory and displays detailed information about a current selection with an SWT Control. Use the org.eclipse.debug.ui.detailFactories extension point to contribute a detail pane factory.

Implementors should implement IDetailPane2 in favor of this interface.

Since:
3.3
See Also:
IDetailPaneFactory, IDetailPane2

Method Summary
  Control createControl ( Composite parent)
          Creates and returns the main control for this detail pane using the given composite as a parent.
 void display ( IStructuredSelection selection)
          Displays details for the given selection, possible null.
 void dispose ()
          Disposes this detail pane.
  String getDescription ()
          A brief description of this detail pane, or null if none
  String getID ()
          Returns a unique identifier for this detail pane.
  String getName ()
          The human readable name of this detail pane.
 void init ( IWorkbenchPartSite partSite)
          Initializes this detail pane for the given workbench part site.
 boolean setFocus ()
          Allows this detail pane to give focus to an appropriate control, and returns whether the detail pane accepted focus.
 

Method Detail

init

void init(
IWorkbenchPartSite partSite)
Initializes this detail pane for the given workbench part site. This is the first method invoked on a detail pane after instantiation. If this detail pane is being added to a non-view component such as a dialog, the passed workbench part site will be null.

Parameters:
partSite - The workbench part site that this detail pane has been created in or null

createControl

Control createControl(
Composite parent)
Creates and returns the main control for this detail pane using the given composite as a parent.

Parameters:
parent - The parent composite that UI components should be added to
Returns:
The main control for this detail pane

dispose

void dispose()
Disposes this detail pane. This is the last method invoked on a detail pane and should dispose of all UI components including the main composite returned in createControl().


display

void display(
IStructuredSelection selection)
Displays details for the given selection, possible null. An empty selection or null should clear this detail pane.

Parameters:
selection - The selection to be displayed, possibly empty or null

setFocus

boolean setFocus()
Allows this detail pane to give focus to an appropriate control, and returns whether the detail pane accepted focus. If this detail pane does not want focus, it should return false, allowing the containing view to choose another target for focus.

Returns:
whether focus was taken

getID

String getID()
Returns a unique identifier for this detail pane.

Returns:
A unique identifier for this detail pane

getName

String getName()
The human readable name of this detail pane. This is a short description of the type of details this pane displays that appears in the context menu.

Returns:
name of this detail pane

getDescription

String getDescription()
A brief description of this detail pane, or null if none

Returns:
a description of this detail pane, or null if none

Eclipse Platform
Release 3.5

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