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Eclipse Plug-in Developer Guide
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Eclipse Platform
Release 3.5

Package org.eclipse.jface.text.information

Provides an information provider add-on for an ITextViewer.


Interface Summary
IInformationPresenter An information presenter shows information available at the text viewer's current document position.
IInformationPresenterExtension Extends IInformationPresenter with the ability to handle documents with multiple partitions.
IInformationProvider Provides information related to the content of a text viewer.
IInformationProviderExtension Extends IInformationProvider with the ability to provide the element for a given subject.
IInformationProviderExtension2 Extends IInformationProvider with the ability to provide its own information presenter control creator.

Class Summary
InformationPresenter Standard implementation of IInformationPresenter.

Package org.eclipse.jface.text.information Description

Provides an information provider add-on for an ITextViewer. An information provider presents information for a certain subject in a specific information control. An information control usually is a floating window.

Package Specification

IInformationPresenter defines the concept of an information provider. It collaborates with content type specific information providers (IInformationProvider) which determine for a certain offset in a text viewer an information subject and the information available about this subject.. The package contains a default implementation of IInformationPresenter (InformationPresenter).

Eclipse Platform
Release 3.5

Guidelines for using Eclipse APIs.

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