Class AbstractPropertySection

    • Field Detail

      • STANDARD_LABEL_WIDTH

        public static final int STANDARD_LABEL_WIDTH
        The standard label width when labels for sections line up on the left hand side of the composite.
        See Also:
        Constant Field Values
    • Constructor Detail

      • AbstractPropertySection

        public AbstractPropertySection()
    • Method Detail

      • getWidgetFactory

        public TabbedPropertySheetWidgetFactory getWidgetFactory()
        Get the widget factory for the property sheet page.
        Returns:
        the widget factory.
      • getSelection

        public ISelection getSelection()
        Get the current workbench selection.
        Returns:
        the current workbench selection.
      • getPart

        public IWorkbenchPart getPart()
        Returns:
        Returns the part.
      • createControls

        public void createControls​(Composite parent,
                                   TabbedPropertySheetPage aTabbedPropertySheetPage)
        Description copied from interface: ISection
        Creates the controls for the section.

        Clients should take advantage of the widget factory provided by the framework to achieve a common look between property sections.

        Specified by:
        createControls in interface ISection
        Parameters:
        parent - the parent composite for the section.
        aTabbedPropertySheetPage - the tabbed property sheet page.
        See Also:
        TabbedPropertySheetPage.getWidgetFactory()
      • setInput

        public void setInput​(IWorkbenchPart part,
                             ISelection selection)
        Description copied from interface: ISection
        Notifies the section that the workbench selection has changed.
        Specified by:
        setInput in interface ISection
        Parameters:
        part - The active workench part.
        selection - The active selection in the workbench part.
      • aboutToBeShown

        public void aboutToBeShown()
        Description copied from interface: ISection
        Notifies the section that its controls are about to be shown. It is expected that sections enable domain related functions in this method, most commonly add listeners.

        Since the controls are not visible, the section should wait for the refresh() before updating the section controls.

        Specified by:
        aboutToBeShown in interface ISection
      • aboutToBeHidden

        public void aboutToBeHidden()
        Description copied from interface: ISection
        Notifies the section that its controls are about to be hidden. It is expected that sections disable domain related functions in this method, most commonly remove listeners.
        Specified by:
        aboutToBeHidden in interface ISection
      • dispose

        public void dispose()
        Description copied from interface: ISection
        Dispose this section.
        Specified by:
        dispose in interface ISection
      • getMinimumHeight

        public int getMinimumHeight()
        Description copied from interface: ISection
        Returns the minimum height needed by this section. A return value of SWT.DEFAULT indicates that no minimum height is defined.
        Specified by:
        getMinimumHeight in interface ISection
        Returns:
        the minimum height needed by this section.
      • shouldUseExtraSpace

        public boolean shouldUseExtraSpace()
        Description copied from interface: ISection
        Determine whether this section would like extra height space in case there is some left. Normally this is true when the section is the last to be displayed on a tab or is the only section on a tab.
        Specified by:
        shouldUseExtraSpace in interface ISection
        Returns:
        true if this section would like extra height space.
      • refresh

        public void refresh()
        Description copied from interface: ISection
        Refresh the contents of the controls displayed in this section.
        Specified by:
        refresh in interface ISection