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Eclipse Platform
Release 3.5
Interface IServiceWithSources

All Superinterfaces:
All Known Subinterfaces:
IContextService, IEvaluationService, IHandlerService, IMenuService

public interface IServiceWithSources
extends IDisposable

A service that responds to changes in one or more sources. These sources can be plugged into the service. Sources represent a common event framework for services.

Clients must not extend or implement.


Method Summary
 void addSourceProvider ( ISourceProvider provider)
          Adds a source provider to this service.
 void removeSourceProvider ( ISourceProvider provider)
          Removes a source provider from this service.
Methods inherited from interface IDisposable

Method Detail


void addSourceProvider(
ISourceProvider provider)
Adds a source provider to this service. A source provider will notify the service when the source it provides changes. An example of a source might be an active editor or the current selection. This amounts to a pluggable state tracker for the service.

provider - The provider to add; must not be null.


void removeSourceProvider(
ISourceProvider provider)
Removes a source provider from this service. Most of the time, this method call is not required as source providers typically share the same life span as the workbench itself.

provider - The provider to remove; must not be null.

Eclipse Platform
Release 3.5

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