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Eclipse Platform
Release 3.5

org.eclipse.ui.views.properties
Class FilePropertySource

java.lang.Object
  extended by 

org.eclipse.ui.views.properties.ResourcePropertySource
      extended by 
org.eclipse.ui.views.properties.FilePropertySource
All Implemented Interfaces:
IPropertySource

public class FilePropertySource
extends ResourcePropertySource

The FilePropertySource gives the extra information that is shown for files


Field Summary
 
Fields inherited from class org.eclipse.ui.views.properties. ResourcePropertySource
element, errorMessage, FILE_NOT_EXIST_TEXT, FILE_NOT_FOUND, NOT_LOCAL_TEXT, propertyDescriptors, propertyDescriptorsLinkVariable, UNDEFINED_PATH_VARIABLE
 
Constructor Summary
FilePropertySource ( IFile file)
          Creates an property source for a file resource.
 
Method Summary
  IPropertyDescriptor[] getPropertyDescriptors ()
          Returns the list of property descriptors for this property source.
  Object getPropertyValue ( Object key)
          Returns the value of the property with the given id if it has one.
 
Methods inherited from class org.eclipse.ui.views.properties. ResourcePropertySource
getEditableValue, getFile, isPropertySet, resetPropertyValue, setPropertyValue
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang. Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

FilePropertySource

public FilePropertySource(
IFile file)
Creates an property source for a file resource.

Parameters:
file - the file resource
Method Detail

getPropertyDescriptors

public 
IPropertyDescriptor[] getPropertyDescriptors()
Description copied from interface: IPropertySource
Returns the list of property descriptors for this property source. The getPropertyValue and setPropertyValue methods are used to read and write the actual property values by specifying the property ids from these property descriptors.

Implementors should cache the descriptors as they will be asked for the descriptors with any edit/update. Since descriptors provide cell editors, returning the same descriptors if possible allows for efficient updating.

Specified by:
getPropertyDescriptors in interface IPropertySource
Overrides:
getPropertyDescriptors in class ResourcePropertySource
Returns:
the property descriptors

getPropertyValue

public 
Object getPropertyValue(
Object key)
Description copied from interface: IPropertySource
Returns the value of the property with the given id if it has one. Returns null if the property's value is null value or if this source does not have the specified property.

Specified by:
getPropertyValue in interface IPropertySource
Overrides:
getPropertyValue in class ResourcePropertySource
Parameters:
key - the id of the property being set
Returns:
the value of the property, or null
See Also:
IPropertySource.setPropertyValue(java.lang.Object, java.lang.Object)

Eclipse Platform
Release 3.5

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