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Eclipse Plug-in Developer Guide
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String Variable Presentations

Identifier:
org.eclipse.debug.ui.stringVariablePresentations

Since:
2.1

Description:
This extension point provides a mechanism for contributing a user interface/presentation for a string substitution variable (i.e. a context variable or value variable).

Configuration Markup:

<!ELEMENT extension ( variablePresentation*)>

<!ATTLIST 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 variablePresentation EMPTY>

<!ATTLIST variablePresentation

variableName     CDATA #REQUIRED

argumentSelector CDATA #REQUIRED

>

  • variableName - specifies the variable this presentation is for
  • argumentSelector - specifies a fully qualified name of a Java class that implements IArgumentSelector

Examples:
The following is an example of a variable presentation contribution:

<extension point=
"org.eclipse.debug.ui.stringVariablePresentations"
>
  <variablePresentation 
     variableName=
"example_variable"

     argumentSelector=
"com.example.ExampleArgumentChooser"
>
  </variablePresentation>
</extension>

In the above example, the contributed presentation will be used for the variable named "example_variable". An argument selector is specified to configure an argument applicable to the variable.


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