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Revision as of 00:15, 30 December 2008 by Dgreen99.gmail.com (Talk | contribs) (Editor Context Menu)


Release Review

A release review must occur for Mylyn/Incubator/WikiText to come out of incubation. This page provides materials for discussion related to the release review.

User Interface

This section is provided as the basis for discussion around the User Interface of Mylyn/Incubator/WikiText. The UI portion of the release review is tracked with bug 257593.

UI Summary

WikiText provides the following UI components:

  • Eclipse preferences page
  • Context menu contributions
  • File editor with outline
  • TaskEditorExtension implementation

WikiText Editor

The WikiText editor is enabled for all files whose content type extends wikitext.

Editor Overview


  • fonts show how markup will render
  • content assist
  • markers for warnings and errors

Editor Outline


  • editor has outline view that shows headings
  • outline selection follows caret position in the editor
  • outline is always expanded

Content Assist


  • editor content-assist suggestions are adjusted depending on cursor position

Editor Preview


  • editor has tabs at the bottom
  • the Preview tab shows a rendered version of the markup using the browser

Editor And Markers


  • editor uses markers
  • markers of course are visible in navigator views, in the editor and in the problems view

Editor Context Menu


  • editor uses context menu for setting markup language to a non-default value
    • setting is persisted

Workspace Preferences


  • workspace preferences are available for setting fonts/styles in the editor
  • shown with context-help visible