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

>


<!ELEMENT variablePresentation EMPTY>

<!ATTLIST variablePresentation

variableName     IDREF #REQUIRED

argumentSelector CDATA #REQUIRED

>


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.

API Information:
Value of the attribute argumentSelector must be a fully qualified name of a Java class that implements the interface org.eclipse.debug.ui.stringsubstitution.IArgumentSelector.


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