New JFace API is in place


After ~8 months of work we checked in the new JFace-API with many exciting features in to CVS just a few hours ago. To see how powerful this new API is take a look at the this snippet. Test it and report us back problems if there are any.

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5 Responses to “New JFace API is in place”

  1. Chris Aniszczyk (zx) Reply March 17, 2007 at 12:14 am

    congrats, that’s quite the achievement!

  2. I just installed JFace M6, and implemented the ColumnViewer, along with double click editing and tabbing support. I am very impressed, this is a tremendous improvement in both functionality and API.

    I have tried implementing tooltips by overriding the ColumnLabelProvider.getToolTipText() without success. Is there a switch somewhere that I need to set.

    Thank you for doing a great job.

    GB

  3. I am using the TreeViewer in M6 and can’t get multi-select to work with your code snippet. I tried adding SWT.MULTI to the construction as in previous releases. Is there there something else required with the new API. I looked around but didn’t find anything.

  4. The default implementation provided by SWTFocusCellManager doesn’t know how to deal with multi-selections! You need to implement your own Manager and coloring strategy.

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