Interface IViewerCreator

All Known Implementing Classes:
BinaryCompareViewerCreator, ImageMergeViewerCreator, TextMergeViewerCreator, TextViewerCreator

public interface IViewerCreator
A factory object for Viewer.

This interface is only required when creating a Viewer from a plugin.xml file. Since Viewers have no default constructor they cannot be instantiated directly with Class.forName.

  • Method Details

    • createViewer

      Viewer createViewer(Composite parent, CompareConfiguration config)
      Creates a new viewer under the given SWT parent control.
      parent - the SWT parent control under which to create the viewer's SWT control
      config - a compare configuration the newly created viewer might want to use
      a new viewer