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Eclipse Platform
Release 3.5

Interface IDelayedLabelDecorator

All Superinterfaces:
IBaseLabelProvider, ILabelDecorator
All Known Subinterfaces:

public interface IDelayedLabelDecorator
extends ILabelDecorator

A delayed label decorator is a label decorator that may not have a decoration available immediately. This interface defines the methods for requesting the preparation of a decorator for an object and for querying if the decorator is ready. Interested parties should register an ILabelProviderListener with a delayed label decorator in order to be informed when the decoration is ready.


Method Summary
 boolean prepareDecoration ( Object element, String originalText)
          Prepare the element for decoration.
Methods inherited from interface org.eclipse.jface.viewers. ILabelDecorator
decorateImage, decorateText
Methods inherited from interface org.eclipse.jface.viewers. IBaseLabelProvider
addListener, dispose, isLabelProperty, removeListener

Method Detail


boolean prepareDecoration(
Object element,
String originalText)
Prepare the element for decoration. If it is already decorated and ready for update return true. If decoration is pending return false.

element - The element to be decorated
originalText - The starting text.
boolean true if the decoration is ready for this element

Eclipse Platform
Release 3.5

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