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Eclipse Plug-in Developer Guide
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Contexts

Identifier:
org.eclipse.ui.contexts

Since:
3.0

Description:

The org.eclipse.ui.contexts extension point is used to declare contexts and associated elements.

Configuration Markup:

<!ELEMENT extension ( context*)>

<!ATTLIST extension

id    CDATA #IMPLIED

name  CDATA #IMPLIED

point CDATA #REQUIRED

>

  • id - An optional identifier of the extension instance.
  • name - An optional name of the extension instance.
  • point - A fully qualified identifier of the target extension point.

<!ELEMENT context EMPTY>

<!ATTLIST context

description CDATA #IMPLIED

id          CDATA #REQUIRED

name        CDATA #REQUIRED

parentId    IDREF #IMPLIED

>

This element is used to define contexts. If more than one of these elements exist with the same id attribute, only the last declared element (in order of reading the registry) is considered valid.


  • description - A translatable short description of this context for display in the UI.
  • id - The unique identifier of this context.
  • name - The translatable name of this context for display in the UI.
  • parentId - The unique identifier of the parent of this context.

Examples:

The plugin.xml file in the org.eclipse.ui plugin makes use of the org.eclipse.ui.contexts extension point.


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