public interface ISourceModifier
A source modifier can be used to modify the source of
a move or copy edit before it gets inserted at the target
position. This is useful if the text to be copied has to
be modified before it is inserted without changing the
- Returns the modification to be done to the passed
string in form of replace edits. The set of returned
replace edits must modify disjoint text regions.
Violating this requirement will result in a
BadLocationException while executing the
associated move or copy edit.
The caller of this method is responsible to apply
the returned edits to the passed source.
source - the source to be copied or moved
- an array of
describing the modifications.
- Creates a copy of this source modifier object. The copy will
be used in a different text edit object. So it should be
created in a way that is doesn't conflict with other text edits
referring to this source modifier.
- the copy of the source modifier
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