Provides interfaces that need to be implemented by web browser adapters.
Package SpecificationBase Help System, requires web browser to display help document. Since availability of web browsers differ from system to system, it is possible to configure browser adapters in addition to ones provided with the base. The browser (or browser adapter) can be configured by providing extension for
org.eclipse.help.base.browserextension point. If more than one browser is available on a user system, the default browser can be designated in Help preference page.
In general terms, implementing a web browser involves:
Implementing standalone UI element having the
IBrowserAPI, and capable of displaying HTML documents given a URL.
Providing a factory for managing of browsers on a particular system, by
Declaring an extension of the
org.eclipse.help.base.browserextension point that mentions the name of that factory class.
isAvailable()method should be returning false on these systems.
ClassDescriptionRepresents a web browser that can be used by clients to display documents for the given URLs.Implementators of
org.eclipse.help.base.browserextension points must provide implementation of this interface.