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Eclipse Platform
Release 3.5

Interface IWorkbenchPart2

All Superinterfaces:
IAdaptable, IWorkbenchPart
All Known Subinterfaces:
All Known Implementing Classes:
AbstractDebugView, AbstractDecoratedTextEditor, AbstractMultiEditor, AbstractTextEditor, BookmarkNavigator, CommonNavigator, CommonSourceNotFoundEditor, ContentOutline, EditorPart, org.eclipse.ui.internal.views.markers.ExtendedMarkersView, FormEditor, FormPage, MarkerSupportView, MultiEditor, MultiPageEditor, MultiPageEditorPart, PageBookView, ProjectExplorer, PropertySheet, ResourceNavigator, SharedHeaderFormEditor, StatusTextEditor, TaskList, TemplatesView, TextEditor, ViewPart, WorkbenchPart

public interface IWorkbenchPart2
extends IWorkbenchPart

Extends IWorkbenchPart, adding the name and status text properties. Prior to 3.0, a view's title was often modified to show both the part name and extra status text. With this interface, the distinction is made more explicit.


Field Summary
Fields inherited from interface org.eclipse.ui. IWorkbenchPart
Method Summary
  String getContentDescription ()
          Returns the content description of this part.
  String getPartName ()
          Returns the name of this part.
Methods inherited from interface org.eclipse.ui. IWorkbenchPart
addPropertyListener, createPartControl, dispose, getSite, getTitle, getTitleImage, getTitleToolTip, removePropertyListener, setFocus
Methods inherited from interface org.eclipse.core.runtime. IAdaptable

Method Detail


String getPartName()
Returns the name of this part. If this value changes the part must fire a property listener event with IWorkbenchPartConstants.PROP_PART_NAME.

the name of this view, or the empty string if the name is being managed by the workbench (not null)


String getContentDescription()
Returns the content description of this part. The content description is an optional user-readable string that describes what is currently being displayed in the part. By default, the workbench will display the content description in a line near the top of the view or editor. An empty string indicates no content description text. If this value changes the part must fire a property listener event with IWorkbenchPartConstants.PROP_CONTENT_DESCRIPTION.

the content description of this part (not null)

Eclipse Platform
Release 3.5

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