Interface IComparableContribution

  • All Superinterfaces:
    IAdaptable

    public interface IComparableContribution
    extends IAdaptable
    Instances of this interface represent a contribution within the workbench. This interface is typically implemented by the workbench itself although extension developers may wish to implement it as well for their own extensions.
    Since:
    3.4
    • Field Detail

      • PRIORITY_DEFAULT

        static final int PRIORITY_DEFAULT
        The default priority (0);
        See Also:
        Constant Field Values
    • Method Detail

      • getPriority

        int getPriority()
        Return the priority of this contribution. Lower values constitute higher priorities.
        Returns:
        the priority
      • getLabel

        String getLabel()
        Return the human readable label for this contribution. Must not be null.
        Returns:
        the label for this contribution
      • getAdapter

        <T> T getAdapter​(Class<T> adapter)
        Possible adaptations include:
        IConfigurationElement
        useful for contributions that eventually work back to registry elements. The majority of IComparableContribution instances provided by the platform will provide this adapter.
        Specified by:
        getAdapter in interface IAdaptable
        Type Parameters:
        T - the class type
        Parameters:
        adapter - the adapter class to look up
        Returns:
        a object of the given class, or null if this object does not have an adapter for the given class