public interface ISearchQuery
Represents a particular search query (in a Java example, a query might
be "find all occurrences of 'foo' in workspace"). When it's run method is
called, the query places any results it finds in the
ISearchResult that can be accessed via getSearchResult().
getSearchResult may be called at any time, even
run() method has been called. An empty search
result should be returned in that case.
Clients may implement this interface.
- This is the method that actually does the work, i.e. finds the results of
the search query.
monitor - the progress monitor to be used
- the status after completion of the search job.
- Thrown when the search query has been canceled.
- Returns a user readable label for this query. This will be used, for
example to set the
Job name if this query is executed in
the background. Note that progress notification (for example, the number
of matches found) should be done via the progress monitor passed into the
- the user readable label of this query
- Returns whether the query can be run more than once. Some queries may
depend on transient information and return
- whether this query can be run more than once
- Returns whether this query can be run in the background. Note that
queries must do proper locking when they are run in the background (e.g.
get the appropriate workspace locks).
- whether this query can be run in the background
- Returns the search result associated with this query. This method can be
called before run is called.
- this query's search result
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