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Eclipse Platform
Release 3.5

org.eclipse.ui.actions
Class QuickMenuCreator

java.lang.Object
  extended by 
org.eclipse.ui.actions.QuickMenuCreator

public abstract class QuickMenuCreator
extends Object

Abstract class that is capable of creating a context menu. It will try and open the menu close to the current selection, or under the mouse pointer if that's not possible.

Since:
3.3

Constructor Summary
QuickMenuCreator ()
           
 
Method Summary
protected   Point computeMenuLocation ( Control focus)
          Determine the optimal point for this menu to appear.
protected   Point computeMenuLocation ( StyledText text)
          Hook to compute the menu location if the focus widget is a styled text widget.
protected   Point computeMenuLocation ( Table table)
          Hook to compute the menu location if the focus widget is a table widget.
protected   Point computeMenuLocation ( Tree tree)
          Hook to compute the menu location if the focus widget is a tree widget.
 void createMenu ()
          Create and open the context menu.
 void dispose ()
          Deprecated. As of 3.5 this is not necessary as the SWT Menu created in createMenu() will be disposed shortly after the SWT.Hide event.
protected abstract  void fillMenu ( IMenuManager menu)
          Create the contents of the context menu.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang. Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

QuickMenuCreator

public QuickMenuCreator()
Method Detail

createMenu

public void createMenu()
Create and open the context menu.


fillMenu

protected abstract void fillMenu(
IMenuManager menu)
Create the contents of the context menu.

Parameters:
menu - the menu to fill

computeMenuLocation

protected 
Point computeMenuLocation(
Control focus)
Determine the optimal point for this menu to appear.

Parameters:
focus - the focus control
Returns:
the optimal placement
Since:
3.5

computeMenuLocation

protected 
Point computeMenuLocation(
StyledText text)
Hook to compute the menu location if the focus widget is a styled text widget.

Parameters:
text - the styled text widget that has the focus
Returns:
a widget relative position of the menu to pop up or null if now position inside the widget can be computed
Since:
3.5

computeMenuLocation

protected 
Point computeMenuLocation(
Tree tree)
Hook to compute the menu location if the focus widget is a tree widget.

Parameters:
tree - the tree widget that has the focus
Returns:
a widget relative position of the menu to pop up or null if now position inside the widget can be computed
Since:
3.5

computeMenuLocation

protected 
Point computeMenuLocation(
Table table)
Hook to compute the menu location if the focus widget is a table widget.

Parameters:
table - the table widget that has the focus
Returns:
a widget relative position of the menu to pop up or null if now position inside the widget can be computed
Since:
3.5

dispose

public void dispose()
Deprecated. As of 3.5 this is not necessary as the SWT Menu created in createMenu() will be disposed shortly after the SWT.Hide event.

Dispose of this quick menu creator. Subclasses should ensure that they call this method.


Eclipse Platform
Release 3.5

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