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Eclipse Platform
Release 3.5

org.eclipse.jface.viewers
Interface ILabelProvider

All Superinterfaces:
IBaseLabelProvider
All Known Subinterfaces:
ICommonLabelProvider, ICompareInputLabelProvider, IDebugModelPresentation, IDebugModelPresentationExtension, IInstructionPointerPresentation, IMemoryBlockTablePresentation
All Known Implementing Classes:
AbstractSynchronizationLabelProvider, AbstractSynchronizeLabelProvider, ColumnLabelProvider, ComboBoxLabelProvider, DecoratingLabelProvider, EnvironmentTab.EnvironmentVariableLabelProvider, FileEditorMappingLabelProvider, LabelProvider, ListeningLabelProvider, NamedHandleObjectLabelProvider, ObservableMapLabelProvider, PerspectiveLabelProvider, PreferenceLabelProvider, PropertyColumnLabelProvider, RefactoringHistoryLabelProvider, SynchronizationLabelProvider, TreeColumnViewerLabelProvider, org.eclipse.jface.internal.databinding.provisional.viewers.ViewerLabelProvider, WorkbenchLabelProvider, WorkbenchPartLabelProvider

public interface ILabelProvider
extends IBaseLabelProvider

Extends IBaseLabelProvider with the methods to provide the text and/or image for the label of a given element. Used by most structured viewers, except table viewers.


Method Summary
  Image getImage ( Object element)
          Returns the image for the label of the given element.
  String getText ( Object element)
          Returns the text for the label of the given element.
 
Methods inherited from interface org.eclipse.jface.viewers. IBaseLabelProvider
addListener, dispose, isLabelProperty, removeListener
 

Method Detail

getImage

Image getImage(
Object element)
Returns the image for the label of the given element. The image is owned by the label provider and must not be disposed directly. Instead, dispose the label provider when no longer needed.

Parameters:
element - the element for which to provide the label image
Returns:
the image used to label the element, or null if there is no image for the given object

getText

String getText(
Object element)
Returns the text for the label of the given element.

Parameters:
element - the element for which to provide the label text
Returns:
the text string used to label the element, or null if there is no text label for the given object

Eclipse Platform
Release 3.5

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