Class RulerColumnRegistry


  • public final class RulerColumnRegistry
    extends Object
    A registry for all extensions to the rulerColumns extension point.
    Since:
    3.3
    Restriction:
    This class is not intended to be instantiated by clients.
    • Method Detail

      • getDefault

        public static RulerColumnRegistry getDefault()
        Returns the default computer registry.

        TODO keep this or add some other singleton, e.g. TextEditorPlugin?

        Returns:
        the singleton instance
      • getColumnDescriptors

        public List<RulerColumnDescriptor> getColumnDescriptors()
        Returns the list of RulerColumnDescriptors describing all extensions to the rulerColumns extension point. The list's iterator traverses the descriptors in the ordering implied by the placement specifications of the contributions.

        The returned list is unmodifiable and guaranteed to never change. Note that the set of descriptors may change over time due to dynamic plug-in removal or addition.

        Returns:
        the sorted list of extensions to the rulerColumns extension point
      • getColumnDescriptor

        public RulerColumnDescriptor getColumnDescriptor​(String id)
        Returns the RulerColumnDescriptor with the given identity, null if no such descriptor exists.
        Parameters:
        id - the identity of the ruler contribution as given in the extension point xml.
        Returns:
        the RulerColumnDescriptor with the given identity, null if no such descriptor exists
      • reload

        public void reload()
        Reloads the extensions to the extension point.

        This method can be called more than once in order to reload from a changed extension registry.