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Eclipse Platform
Release 3.5

org.eclipse.jface.action
Class SubContributionManager

java.lang.Object
  extended by 
org.eclipse.jface.action.SubContributionManager
All Implemented Interfaces:
IContributionManager
Direct Known Subclasses:
SubCoolBarManager, SubMenuManager, SubStatusLineManager, SubToolBarManager

public abstract class SubContributionManager
extends Object
implements IContributionManager

A SubContributionManager is used to define a set of contribution items within a parent manager. Once defined, the visibility of the entire set can be changed as a unit.


Constructor Summary
SubContributionManager ( IContributionManager mgr)
          Constructs a new SubContributionManager
 
Method Summary
 void add ( IAction action)
          Adds an action as a contribution item to this manager.
 void add ( IContributionItem item)
          Adds a contribution item to this manager.
 void appendToGroup ( String groupName, IAction action)
          Adds a contribution item for the given action at the end of the group with the given name.
 void appendToGroup ( String groupName, IContributionItem item)
          Adds a contribution item to this manager at the end of the group with the given name.
 void disposeManager ()
          Disposes this sub contribution manager, removing all its items and cleaning up any other resources allocated by it.
  IContributionItem find ( String id)
          Finds the contribution item with the given id.
  IContributionItem[] getItems ()
          Returns all contribution items known to this manager.
  IContributionManagerOverrides getOverrides ()
          Returns the overrides for the items of this manager.
  IContributionManager getParent ()
          Returns the parent manager.
 void insertAfter ( String id, IAction action)
          Inserts a contribution item for the given action after the item with the given id.
 void insertAfter ( String id, IContributionItem item)
          Inserts a contribution item after the item with the given id.
 void insertBefore ( String id, IAction action)
          Inserts a contribution item for the given action before the item with the given id.
 void insertBefore ( String id, IContributionItem item)
          Inserts a contribution item before the item with the given id.
 boolean isDirty ()
          Returns whether the list of contributions has recently changed and has yet to be reflected in the corresponding widgets.
 boolean isEmpty ()
          Returns whether this manager has any contribution items.
 boolean isVisible ()
          Returns whether the contribution list is visible.
protected  void itemAdded ( IContributionItem item, SubContributionItem wrap)
          Notifies that an item has been added.
protected  void itemRemoved ( IContributionItem item)
          Notifies that an item has been removed.
  Enumeration items ()
          Deprecated. Use getItems(String value) instead.
 void markDirty ()
          Marks this contribution manager as dirty.
 void prependToGroup ( String groupName, IAction action)
          Adds a contribution item for the given action at the beginning of the group with the given name.
 void prependToGroup ( String groupName, IContributionItem item)
          Adds a contribution item to this manager at the beginning of the group with the given name.
  IContributionItem remove ( IContributionItem item)
          Removes the given contribution item from the contribution items known to this manager.
  IContributionItem remove ( String id)
          Removes and returns the contribution item with the given id from this manager.
 void removeAll ()
          Removes all contribution items from this manager.
 void setVisible (boolean visible)
          Sets the visibility of the manager.
protected   IContributionItem unwrap ( IContributionItem item)
          Unwraps a nested contribution item.
protected   SubContributionItem wrap ( IContributionItem item)
          Wraps a contribution item in a sub contribution item, and returns the new wrapper.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang. Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 
Methods inherited from interface org.eclipse.jface.action. IContributionManager
update
 

Constructor Detail

SubContributionManager

public SubContributionManager(
IContributionManager mgr)
Constructs a new SubContributionManager

Parameters:
mgr - the parent contribution manager. All contributions made to the SubContributionManager are forwarded and appear in the parent manager.
Method Detail

add

public void add(
IAction action)
Description copied from interface: IContributionManager
Adds an action as a contribution item to this manager. Equivalent to add(new ActionContributionItem(action)).

Specified by:
add in interface IContributionManager
Parameters:
action - the action, this cannot be null

add

public void add(
IContributionItem item)
Description copied from interface: IContributionManager
Adds a contribution item to this manager.

Specified by:
add in interface IContributionManager
Parameters:
item - the contribution item, this cannot be null

appendToGroup

public void appendToGroup(
String groupName,
                          
IAction action)
Description copied from interface: IContributionManager
Adds a contribution item for the given action at the end of the group with the given name. Equivalent to appendToGroup(groupName,new ActionContributionItem(action)).

Specified by:
appendToGroup in interface IContributionManager
Parameters:
groupName - the name of the group
action - the action

appendToGroup

public void appendToGroup(
String groupName,
                          
IContributionItem item)
Description copied from interface: IContributionManager
Adds a contribution item to this manager at the end of the group with the given name.

Specified by:
appendToGroup in interface IContributionManager
Parameters:
groupName - the name of the group
item - the contribution item

disposeManager

public void disposeManager()
Disposes this sub contribution manager, removing all its items and cleaning up any other resources allocated by it. This must leave no trace of this sub contribution manager in the parent manager. Subclasses may extend.

Since:
3.0

find

public 
IContributionItem find(
String id)
Description copied from interface: IContributionManager
Finds the contribution item with the given id.

Specified by:
find in interface IContributionManager
Parameters:
id - the contribution item id
Returns:
the contribution item, or null if no item with the given id can be found

getItems

public 
IContributionItem[] getItems()
Description copied from interface: IContributionManager
Returns all contribution items known to this manager.

Specified by:
getItems in interface IContributionManager
Returns:
a list of contribution items

getParent

public 
IContributionManager getParent()
Returns the parent manager.

Returns:
the parent manager

getOverrides

public 
IContributionManagerOverrides getOverrides()
Description copied from interface: IContributionManager
Returns the overrides for the items of this manager.

Specified by:
getOverrides in interface IContributionManager
Returns:
the overrides for the items of this manager

insertAfter

public void insertAfter(
String id,
                        
IAction action)
Description copied from interface: IContributionManager
Inserts a contribution item for the given action after the item with the given id. Equivalent to insertAfter(id,new ActionContributionItem(action)).

Specified by:
insertAfter in interface IContributionManager
Parameters:
id - the contribution item id
action - the action to insert

insertAfter

public void insertAfter(
String id,
                        
IContributionItem item)
Description copied from interface: IContributionManager
Inserts a contribution item after the item with the given id.

Specified by:
insertAfter in interface IContributionManager
Parameters:
id - the contribution item id
item - the contribution item to insert

insertBefore

public void insertBefore(
String id,
                         
IAction action)
Description copied from interface: IContributionManager
Inserts a contribution item for the given action before the item with the given id. Equivalent to insertBefore(id,new ActionContributionItem(action)).

Specified by:
insertBefore in interface IContributionManager
Parameters:
id - the contribution item id
action - the action to insert

insertBefore

public void insertBefore(
String id,
                         
IContributionItem item)
Description copied from interface: IContributionManager
Inserts a contribution item before the item with the given id.

Specified by:
insertBefore in interface IContributionManager
Parameters:
id - the contribution item id
item - the contribution item to insert

isDirty

public boolean isDirty()
Description copied from interface: IContributionManager
Returns whether the list of contributions has recently changed and has yet to be reflected in the corresponding widgets.

Specified by:
isDirty in interface IContributionManager
Returns:
true if this manager is dirty, and false if it is up-to-date

isEmpty

public boolean isEmpty()
Description copied from interface: IContributionManager
Returns whether this manager has any contribution items.

Specified by:
isEmpty in interface IContributionManager
Returns:
true if there are no items, and false otherwise

isVisible

public boolean isVisible()
Returns whether the contribution list is visible. If the visibility is true then each item within the manager appears within the parent manager. Otherwise, the items are not visible.

Returns:
true if the manager is visible

itemAdded

protected void itemAdded(
IContributionItem item,
                         
SubContributionItem wrap)
Notifies that an item has been added.

Subclasses are not expected to override this method.

Parameters:
item - the item contributed by the client
wrap - the item contributed to the parent manager as a proxy for the item contributed by the client

itemRemoved

protected void itemRemoved(
IContributionItem item)
Notifies that an item has been removed.

Subclasses are not expected to override this method.

Parameters:
item - the item contributed by the client

items

public 
Enumeration items()
Deprecated. Use getItems(String value) instead.

Returns:
fetch all enumeration of wrappers for the item

markDirty

public void markDirty()
Description copied from interface: IContributionManager
Marks this contribution manager as dirty.

Specified by:
markDirty in interface IContributionManager

prependToGroup

public void prependToGroup(
String groupName,
                           
IAction action)
Description copied from interface: IContributionManager
Adds a contribution item for the given action at the beginning of the group with the given name. Equivalent to prependToGroup(groupName,new ActionContributionItem(action)).

Specified by:
prependToGroup in interface IContributionManager
Parameters:
groupName - the name of the group
action - the action

prependToGroup

public void prependToGroup(
String groupName,
                           
IContributionItem item)
Description copied from interface: IContributionManager
Adds a contribution item to this manager at the beginning of the group with the given name.

Specified by:
prependToGroup in interface IContributionManager
Parameters:
groupName - the name of the group
item - the contribution item

remove

public 
IContributionItem remove(
String id)
Description copied from interface: IContributionManager
Removes and returns the contribution item with the given id from this manager. Returns null if this manager has no contribution items with the given id.

Specified by:
remove in interface IContributionManager
Parameters:
id - the contribution item id
Returns:
the item that was found and removed, or null if none

remove

public 
IContributionItem remove(
IContributionItem item)
Description copied from interface: IContributionManager
Removes the given contribution item from the contribution items known to this manager.

Specified by:
remove in interface IContributionManager
Parameters:
item - the contribution item
Returns:
the item parameter if the item was removed, and null if it was not found

removeAll

public void removeAll()
Description copied from interface: IContributionManager
Removes all contribution items from this manager.

Specified by:
removeAll in interface IContributionManager

setVisible

public void setVisible(boolean visible)
Sets the visibility of the manager. If the visibility is true then each item within the manager appears within the parent manager. Otherwise, the items are not visible.

Parameters:
visible - the new visibility

wrap

protected 
SubContributionItem wrap(
IContributionItem item)
Wraps a contribution item in a sub contribution item, and returns the new wrapper.

Parameters:
item - the contribution item to be wrapped
Returns:
the wrapped item

unwrap

protected 
IContributionItem unwrap(
IContributionItem item)
Unwraps a nested contribution item. If the contribution item is an instance of SubContributionItem, then its inner item is returned. Otherwise, the item itself is returned.

Parameters:
item - The item to unwrap; may be null.
Returns:
The inner item of item, if item is a SubContributionItem;item otherwise.

Eclipse Platform
Release 3.5

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