This extension point is used to customize the initialization process of a document for a text file buffer manager by this plug-in's default text file buffer manager. It allows to specify which document setup participant should be involved in the initialization process for a text file buffer created for a certain file content type, file extension, or file name.
Note: Participants have to be aware of the existence of other participants i.e. they should always setup a document in a way that does not interfere with others. E.g., when a participant wants to install partitioning on the document, it must use the
org.eclipse.jface.text.IDocumentExtension3 API and choose a unique partitioning id.
As of 3.2, a warning is written to the log file if this isn't followed.
<!ELEMENT extension (
point CDATA #REQUIRED
id CDATA #IMPLIED
name CDATA #IMPLIED
point - a fully qualified identifier of the target extension point
id - an optional identifier of the extension instance
name - an optional name of the extension instance
<!ELEMENT participant EMPTY>
class CDATA #REQUIRED
extensions CDATA #IMPLIED
fileNames CDATA #IMPLIED
contentTypeId CDATA #IMPLIED
The specification of a document setup participant. In order find all participants for a given file the attributes of each participant specification are consulted in the following sequence: contentTypeId, fileNames, extensions. If multiple participants are found, the sequence in which they are called is not specified.
class - the fully qualified name of the participant implementation class. This class must implement the
extensions - a comma separated list of file extensions for which this participant should be used
fileNames - a comma separated list of file names for which this participant should be used
contentTypeId - the id of a content type as defined by the
org.eclipse.core.runtime.contentTypes extension point for which this participant should be used.
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