Class OpenWithMenu

  • All Implemented Interfaces:
    IContributionItem

    public class OpenWithMenu
    extends ContributionItem
    A menu for opening files in the workbench.

    An OpenWithMenu is used to populate a menu with "Open With" actions. One action is added for each editor which is applicable to the selected file. If the user selects one of these items, the corresponding editor is opened on the file.

    This class may be instantiated; it is not intended to be subclassed.

    Restriction:
    This class is not intended to be subclassed by clients.
    • Constructor Detail

      • OpenWithMenu

        @Deprecated
        public OpenWithMenu​(IWorkbenchPage page)
        Deprecated.
        As there is no way to set the file with this constructor use a different constructor.
        Constructs a new instance of OpenWithMenu.
        Parameters:
        page - the page where the editor is opened if an item within the menu is selected
      • OpenWithMenu

        public OpenWithMenu​(IWorkbenchPage page,
                            IAdaptable file)
        Constructs a new instance of OpenWithMenu.
        Parameters:
        page - the page where the editor is opened if an item within the menu is selected
        file - the selected file
    • Method Detail

      • fill

        public void fill​(Menu menu,
                         int index)
        Description copied from class: ContributionItem
        The default implementation of this IContributionItem method does nothing. Subclasses may override.
        Specified by:
        fill in interface IContributionItem
        Overrides:
        fill in class ContributionItem
        Parameters:
        menu - the parent menu
        index - the index where the controls are inserted, or -1 to insert at the end
      • isDynamic

        public boolean isDynamic()
        Description copied from class: ContributionItem
        The default implementation of this IContributionItem method returns false. Subclasses may override.
        Specified by:
        isDynamic in interface IContributionItem
        Overrides:
        isDynamic in class ContributionItem
        Returns:
        true if this item is dynamic, and false for normal items
      • openEditor

        protected void openEditor​(IEditorDescriptor editorDescriptor,
                                  boolean openUsingDescriptor)
        Opens the given editor on the selected file.
        Parameters:
        editorDescriptor - the editor descriptor, or null for the system editor
        openUsingDescriptor - use the descriptor's editor ID for opening if false (normal case), or use the descriptor itself if true (needed to fix bug 178235).
        Since:
        3.5