JFaceSnippets

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JFace-Snippets are small easy understandable programming example how to use JFace API. You can find them in CVS JFace code snippets:

Contents

Viewers

Snippet001TableViewer

Demonstrates a simply TableViewer with one column. It holds all important classes used for all Table-like JFace-Viewers (LabelProvider,IStructuredContentProvider)

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Snippet002TreeViewer

Demonstrates a simply TreeViewer with one column. It describes all important classes used for all Tree-like JFace-Viewers (LabelProvider,ITreeContentProvider)

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Snippet003TableLabelProvider

Demonstrates tables with more than one column and the usage of ITableLabelProvider

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Snippet004HideSelection

Demonstrates how the selection can be hidden when the user click in a tablerow/column which doesn't hold any information. The standard behaviour of SWT-Table is to leave the selection on the last column. This snippet removes the selection if the user clicks in an area not selectable

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Snippet005TreeCustomMenu

Demonstrates how to create a different context menu depending on which item in the tree is currently selected this can also be used with a table of course

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Snippet006TableMultiLineCells

Demonstrates first use case for the new OwnerDraw-Support added to JFace in 3.3 (available at SWT-Level since 3.2). This example uses the new Viewers API in this special case the OwnerDrawLabelProvider to make items with more than one line of text.

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Snippet007FullSelection

Demonstrates how you can use a use inline editing in tables with multiple columns which requires to use SWT.FULL_SELECTION but hiding the selection from the user.

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Snippet008RevealElement

Demonstrates how you can scroll a TableViewer to the specific model element using TableViewer#reveal(Object)

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Snippet009CellEditors

Demonstrates minimal example when trying to add inline editing to tables to get familiar with the various classes needed (3.2 API)

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Snippet010OwnerDraw

Demonstrates usage of new OwnerDraw-Support feature provided by JFace in 3.3(available in SWT since 3.2). This example uses the new Viewers API in this special case the OwnerDrawLabelProvider.

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===Snippet011CustomTooltips Demonstrates usage of new custom tooltip support in 3.3 used to provide a tooltip for each cell in TableViewer

Snippet013TableViewerNoMandatoryLabelProvider

Demonstrates usage of none mandatory LabelProviders in TableViewers to set colors and fonts with 3.2-API

Snippet014TreeViewerNoMandatoryLabelProvider

Demonstrates usage of none mandatory LabelProviders in TreeViewers to set colors and font with 3.2-API

Snippet015CustomTooltipsForTree

Demonstrates usage of new custom tooltip support in 3.3 used to provide a tooltip for each cell in a TreeViewer

Snippet017TableViewerHideShowColumns

Demonstrates hiding and showing of columns (animated)

Snippet018TableViewerAddRemoveColumnsWithEditing

Demonstrates adding/removing of columns in conjunction with inline editing which makes this a bit tougher than without it (using 3.2 API)

Snippet019TableViewerAddRemoveColumnsWithEditingNewAPI

Demonstrates adding/removing of columns in conjunction with the inline editing but with the new JFace-API who makes this a much easier and less error prone

Snippet021CellEditorsOnDoubleClick

Demonstrates editor activation on double-click with the 3.2 API which makes this fairly complex

Snippet022TableViewerRefreshNoScroll

Demonstrates how to refresh and viewer without scrolling the selection into after the refresh with 3.2 API. In 3.3 a special refresh-API for TableViewers is added.

Snippet024TableViewerExploreNewAPI

Demonstrates the base classes of 3.3 API

Snippet025TabEditing

Demonstrates how one can use the new 3.3 API to add tab-editing support to your viewer