- All Superinterfaces:
IReconciler defines and maintains a model of the content of the text viewer's
document in the presence of changes applied to this document. An
IReconciler is a
Reconcilers are assumed to be asynchronous, i.e. they allow a certain temporal window of inconsistency between the document and the model of the content of this document.
Reconcilers have a list of
each of which is registered for a particular document content type. The reconciler uses the
strategy objects to react on the changes applied to the text viewer's document.
In order to provide backward compatibility for clients of
interfaces are used to provide a means of evolution. The following extension interfaces exist:
IReconcilerExtensionsince version 3.0 introducing the ability to be aware of documents with multiple partitionings.
Method SummaryModifier and TypeMethodDescriptionReturns the reconciling strategy registered with the reconciler for the specified content type.
voidInstalls the reconciler on the given text viewer.
voidRemoves the reconciler from the text viewer it has previously been installed on.
(ITextViewer textViewer)Installs the reconciler on the given text viewer. After this method has been finished, the reconciler is operational, i.e., it works without requesting further client actions until
uninstallvoid uninstall()Removes the reconciler from the text viewer it has previously been installed on.
getReconcilingStrategyReturns the reconciling strategy registered with the reconciler for the specified content type.
contentType- the content type for which to determine the reconciling strategy
- the reconciling strategy registered for the given content type, or
nullif there is no such strategy