Package SpecificationA dialog is a specialized window, typically consisting of a dialog area and a button bar, designed for narrow-focussed communication with the user.
The dialog framework consists of an abstract base class (
along with more concrete dialog subclasses for displaying messages (
soliciting text input (
InputDialog), and displaying progress during
a long-running operation (
Dialog stores (
a general framework for organizing a dialog's settings into key/value pairs.
Multi-page dialogs are made easier through the use of dialog pages (
Note: None of the classes in this package maintain global state.
Interface Summary Interface Description IDialogBlockedHandlerThe IDialogBlockedHandler is the handler used by JFace to provide extra information when a blocking has occured. IDialogConstantsIDialogConstants is the interface for common dialog strings and ids used throughout JFace. IDialogLabelKeysIDialogLabelKeys contains publicly accessible keys to the common dialog labels used throughout JFace. IDialogPageInterface for a page in a multi-page dialog. IDialogSettingsAn interface to a storage mechanism for making dialog settings persistent. IInputValidatorThe IInputValidator is the interface for simple validators. IMessageProviderMinimal interface to a message provider. IPageChangedListenerA listener which is notified when the current page of the multi-page dialog is changed. IPageChangeProviderMinimal interface to a page change provider. IPageChangingListenerA listener which is notified when the current page of a multi-page dialog is changing.
Class Summary Class Description AbstractSelectionDialog<T>The abstract implementation of a selection dialog. AnimatorFactory Deprecated.as of 3.3, this class is no longer used. ControlAnimatorControlAnimator provides a simple implementation to display or hide a control at the bottom of the parent composite. ControlEnableStateHelper class to save the enable/disable state of a control including all its descendent controls. DialogA dialog is a specialized window used for narrow-focused communication with the user. DialogMessageAreaThe DialogMessageArea is a resusable component for adding an accessible message area to a dialog. DialogPageAbstract base implementation of a dialog page. DialogSettingsConcrete implementation of a dialog settings (
IDialogSettings) using a hash table and XML.
DialogTrayThis class is the abstract superclass of all dialog trays. ErrorDialogA dialog to display one or more errors to the user, as contained in an
ErrorSupportProviderA ErrorSupportProvider defines the area to be shown in an error dialog for extra support information. IconAndMessageDialogThe IconAndMessageDialog is the abstract superclass of dialogs that have an icon and a message as the first two widgets. InputDialogA simple input dialog for soliciting an input string from the user. MessageDialogA dialog for showing messages to the user. MessageDialogWithToggleA message dialog which also allows the user to adjust a toggle setting. MessageLineA message line displaying a status. PageChangedEventEvent object describing a page selection change. PageChangingEventEvent object describing an
IDialogPagein the midst of changing.
PopupDialogA lightweight, transient dialog that is popped up to show contextual or temporal information and is easily dismissed. ProgressIndicatorA control for showing progress feedback for a long running operation. ProgressMonitorDialogA modal dialog that displays progress during a long running operation. StatusDialogAn abstract base class for dialogs with a status bar and OK/CANCEL buttons. TitleAreaDialogA dialog that has a title area for displaying a title and an image as well as a common area for displaying a description, a message, or an error message. TrayDialogA
TrayDialogis a specialized
Dialogthat can contain a tray on its side.