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Eclipse Plug-in Developer Guide
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Presentation Factories

Identifier:
org.eclipse.ui.workbench.presentationFactories

Since:
3.0

Description:
This extension point is used to add presentation factories to the workbench. A presentation factory defines the overall look and feel of the workbench, including how views and editors are presented.

Configuration Markup:

<!ELEMENT extension ( factory*)>

<!ATTLIST extension

point CDATA #REQUIRED

id    CDATA #IMPLIED

name  CDATA #IMPLIED

>


<!ELEMENT factory EMPTY>

<!ATTLIST factory

class CDATA #REQUIRED

id    CDATA #REQUIRED

name  CDATA #REQUIRED

>

  • class - Specify the fully qualified class to be used for the presentation factory. The specified value must be a subclass of org.eclipse.ui.presentations.AbstractPresentationFactory.
  • id - a unique name that will be used to identify this presentation factory
  • name - a translatable name that can be used to show this presentation factory in the UI

Examples:
The following is an example of a presentationFactory extension:

  <extension point=
"org.eclipse.ui.presentationFactories"
>
     <factory
        class=
"org.eclipse.ui.workbench.ExampleWorkbenchPresentationFactory"
/>
  </extension>
  

Supplied Implementation:
If a presentation factory is not specified or is missing then the implementation in org.eclipse.ui.presentations.WorkbenchPresentationFactory will be used.


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