This widget displays characters as if they were displayed on a LED.
3 components are available.
This component displays a single character, and possibly a dot in the left bottom corner of the widget. To set the character to display you have to pick a value in the enumeration LEDCharacter : all letters and digits are available, plus 2 special values : CLEAR to display a blank widget (no element is lit) and MINUS to display a dash character.
LED led = new LED(top, SWT.NONE); led.setCharacter(LEDCharacter.THREE);
If you want to display the dot in the left bottom corner, you have to set the flag
To switch on/off the light, you can use the method
LED led = new LED(composite, SWT.ICON); led.setCharacter(LEDCharacter.THREE); led.setShowDot(true);
This component display a colon :
To switch on/off the colon, you have to use the methods
DotsLed dots = new DotsLed(composite, SWT.NONE); dots.switchOn();
This components displays a separator (thin line, white by default)
LEDSeparator sep = new LEDSeparator(composite, SWT.NONE);
Because the widget is a canvas, you can change the background color with the method
LEDS, you can change the color of the line with the method
DotsLed components, you can change the idle and selected color with the suitable method :
LED led = new LED(top, SWT.NONE); led.setCharacter(LEDCharacter.A); Color idleColor = new Color(shell.getDisplay(), 60, 60, 60); led.setIdleColor(idleColor); Color selectedColor = new Color(shell.getDisplay(), 255, 0, 0); led.setSelectedColor(selectedColor);
An example called LEDSnippet.java is located in the plugin org.eclipse.nebula.widgets.led.snippets.
This example is also available here : LEDSnippet.java