Navigator Link Helper

Identifier:
org.eclipse.ui.navigator.linkHelper

Since:
3.2

Description:
Provides a hook for clients that wish to extend the "Link with Editor" capability of a Common Navigator. A link helper must be included in a viewerContentBinding element of the org.eclipse.ui.navigator.viewer extension point.

Configuration Markup:

<!ELEMENT extension (linkHelper)>

<!ATTLIST extension

point CDATA #REQUIRED

id    CDATA #IMPLIED

name  CDATA #IMPLIED

>


<!ELEMENT linkHelper (editorInputEnablement , selectionEnablement?)>

<!ATTLIST linkHelper

class CDATA #REQUIRED

id    CDATA #REQUIRED

>


<!ELEMENT editorInputEnablement (not , and , or , instanceof , test , systemTest , equals , count , with , resolve , adapt , iterate , reference)*>

An Eclipse Core Expression that describes when this helper can provide a selection from an editor input.



<!ELEMENT selectionEnablement (not , and , or , instanceof , test , systemTest , equals , count , with , resolve , adapt , iterate , reference)*>

An Eclipse Core Expression that describes when this extension can provide an IEditorInput for a given selection.



Examples:

    <extension
          point="org.eclipse.ui.navigator.linkHelper">
       <linkHelper
             class="org.eclipse.ui.internal.navigator.resources.workbench.ResourceLinkHelper"
             id="org.eclipse.ui.navigator.resources.linkHelper">
          <selectionEnablement>
             <instanceof value="org.eclipse.core.resources.IFile"/>
          </selectionEnablement>
          <editorInputEnablement>
             <instanceof value="org.eclipse.ui.IFileEditorInput"/>
          </editorInputEnablement>
       </linkHelper>
    </extension>


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