public final class DefaultScope extends org.eclipse.core.internal.preferences.AbstractScope
Default preferences are not persisted to disk.
The path for preferences defined in the default scope hierarchy
is as follows:
Note about product preference customization:
Clients who define their own org.eclipse.core.runtime.IProduct
are able to specify a product key of "
(defined as a constant in org.eclipse.ui.branding.IProductConstants)
Its value is either a
URL or a file-system path to a
file whose contents are used to customize default preferences.
This class is not intended to be subclassed. This class may be instantiated.
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Singleton instance of a Default Scope object.
String constant (value of
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Return a path to a location in the file-system where clients are able to write files that will have the same sharing/scope properties as preferences defined in this scope.
Return the name of the scope that this context is associated with.
Return the preferences node that contains the preferences for the given qualifier or
public static final String SCOPE
"default") used for the scope name for the default preference scope.
public static final IScopeContext INSTANCE
public String getName()
public IEclipsePreferences getNode(String qualifier)
nullif the node cannot be determined. The given qualifier must not be
nullbut may be a path to a sub-node within the scope.
An example of a qualifier in Eclipse 2.1 would be the plug-in identifier that the preference is associated with (e.g. the "org.eclipse.core.resources" plug-in defines the "description.autobuild" preference).
This method can be used to determine the appropriate preferences node
to aid in setting key/value pairs. For instance:
returns the preference node in the instance scope where the preferences
for "org.eclipse.core.resources" are stored.
public IPath getLocation()
Implementors may return
null if the location is not known,
is unavailable, or is not applicable to this scope.
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