Interface IDescriptionProvider

  • All Known Subinterfaces:
    All Known Implementing Classes:
    AbstractSynchronizationLabelProvider, SynchronizationLabelProvider

    public interface IDescriptionProvider
    Label providers (as specified by the labelProvider attribute of the org.eclipse.ui.navigator.navigatorContent extension point) may choose to also implement this interface in order to provide text for the status bar at the bottom of the Eclipse window.
    • Method Detail

      • getDescription

        String getDescription​(Object anElement)

        Provide a description for the status bar view, if available. A default string of the form "(x) items selected" will be used if this method choose to return null.

        The empty string ("") will be respected as a valid value if returned. Return null if the extension defers to the default method of supplying status bar descriptions.

        anElement - The element selected in the Navigator
        A description for the status bar view, or null if not available.