Package org.eclipse.jface.text.rules

Provides a framework for rule based text scanning and uses the framework to provide rule-driven default implementations of IPresentationDamager, IPresentationRepairer and IDocumentPartitioner.

Package Specification

RuleBasedScanner is a document-based scanner controlled by IRule objects. When evaluated an IRule always returns an IToken. The package provides a set of rules whereby PatternRule is the most important one. PatternRule defines a pattern-configurable rule.