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Eclipse Platform
Release 3.5

org.eclipse.ui.views.properties.tabbed
Interface ISectionDescriptor

All Known Implementing Classes:
AbstractSectionDescriptor

public interface ISectionDescriptor

Represents a section descriptor on the tabbed property sections extensions.

This interface should not be extended or implemented. New instances should be created using AbstractSectionDescriptor.


Field Summary
static int ENABLES_FOR_ANY
          If enabledFor is not specified in the descriptor, enable for any selection.
static  String TOP
          If afterSection is not specified in the descriptor, we default to be the top section.
 
Method Summary
 boolean appliesTo ( IWorkbenchPart part, ISelection selection)
          Determines if this section applies to the selection.
  String getAfterSection ()
          Get the section identifier below which this section is displayed.
 int getEnablesFor ()
          Get the value for section enablement which is a precise number of items selected.
  IFilter getFilter ()
          Get the section filter instance for this section.
  String getId ()
          Get the unique identifier for the section.
  List getInputTypes ()
          Get the valid input types for this section.
  ISection getSectionClass ()
          Get the class that implements this section.
  String getTargetTab ()
          Get the target tab where this section will appear.
 

Field Detail

ENABLES_FOR_ANY

static final int ENABLES_FOR_ANY
If enabledFor is not specified in the descriptor, enable for any selection.

See Also:
Constant Field Values

TOP

static final 
String TOP
If afterSection is not specified in the descriptor, we default to be the top section.

Since:
3.4
See Also:
Constant Field Values
Method Detail

getId

String getId()
Get the unique identifier for the section.

Returns:
the unique identifier for the section.

getFilter

IFilter getFilter()
Get the section filter instance for this section. Return null if no filter for this section.

Returns:
the section filter instance.

getInputTypes

List getInputTypes()
Get the valid input types for this section.

Returns:
the valid input types for this section.

getSectionClass

ISection getSectionClass()
Get the class that implements this section.

Returns:
the class that implements this section.

getTargetTab

String getTargetTab()
Get the target tab where this section will appear.

Returns:
the target tab where this section will appear.

getEnablesFor

int getEnablesFor()
Get the value for section enablement which is a precise number of items selected. For example: enablesFor="1" enables the section only when one item is selected. If not specified, enable for any selection and return ENABLES_FOR_ANY.

Returns:
the value for section enablement.

appliesTo

boolean appliesTo(
IWorkbenchPart part,
                  
ISelection selection)
Determines if this section applies to the selection.

Parameters:
part - the current workbench part.
selection - the selection.
Returns:
true if this section applies to the current selection.

getAfterSection

String getAfterSection()
Get the section identifier below which this section is displayed. "top" is returned if this section is the top most section or if there is one section in the tab.

Returns:
the section identifier.

Eclipse Platform
Release 3.5

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