Interface ILinkHelper

  • public interface ILinkHelper

    Provides information to the Common Navigator on how to link selections with active editors and vice versa.

    The Common Navigator allows clients to plug-in their own custom logic for linking selections from the Viewer to active editors. This interface is used by the org.eclipse.ui.navigator.linkHelper extension point to gather information and trigger editor activations.

    • Method Detail

      • findSelection

        IStructuredSelection findSelection​(IEditorInput anInput)

        Determine the correct structured selection for the Common Navigator given anInput.

        anInput - An Editor input
        A selection to be set against the CommonViewer
      • activateEditor

        void activateEditor​(IWorkbenchPage aPage,
                            IStructuredSelection aSelection)

        Activate the correct editor for aSelection.

        aPage - A WorkbenchPage to use for editor location and activation
        aSelection - The current selection from the CommonViewer