Class MultiPageEditorActionBarContributor

All Implemented Interfaces:

public abstract class MultiPageEditorActionBarContributor extends EditorActionBarContributor
Abstract base class for managing the installation/deinstallation of global actions for multi-page editors.

Subclasses must implement setActivePage, and may reimplement any of the following methods:

  • contributeToMenu - reimplement to contribute to menu
  • contributeToToolBar - reimplement to contribute to tool bar
  • contributeToStatusLine - reimplement to contribute to status line
  • Constructor Details

    • MultiPageEditorActionBarContributor

      protected MultiPageEditorActionBarContributor()
      Creates a multi-page editor action contributor.
  • Method Details

    • setActiveEditor

      public void setActiveEditor(IEditorPart part)
      Description copied from class: EditorActionBarContributor
      Sets the active editor for the contributor.

      The EditorActionBarContributor implementation of this method does nothing. Subclasses may reimplement. This generally entails disconnecting from the old editor, connecting to the new editor, and updating the actions to reflect the new editor.

      Specified by:
      setActiveEditor in interface IEditorActionBarContributor
      setActiveEditor in class EditorActionBarContributor
      part - the new target editor
    • setActivePage

      public abstract void setActivePage(IEditorPart activeEditor)
      Sets the active page of the the multi-page editor to be the given editor. Redirect actions to the given editor if actions are not already being sent to it.

      This method is called whenever the page changes. Subclasses must implement this method to redirect actions to the given editor (if not already directed to it).

      activeEditor - the new active editor, or null if there is no active page, or if the active page does not have a corresponding editor