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What is difference between parameters defined for Commands and Menu Contribs [message #645984] Tue, 21 December 2010 13:25 Go to next message
Saurabh Mising name is currently offline Saurabh Mising nameFriend
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I can see that parameters can be defined for Commands defined using the Commands extension point. I can not define a value for these command parameters.

I can also define parameters under the Command element in the menus extension point when defining menu contributions. I can define a value for the parameter here.

Are the command parameters in Command different from parameters in menu contributions? If they are different how are they different?

Thanks
Re: What is difference between parameters defined for Commands and Menu Contribs [message #647164 is a reply to message #645984] Tue, 04 January 2011 19:52 Go to previous message
Paul Webster is currently offline Paul WebsterFriend
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When you define a command, you define parameters that can be fed into
the command. ex: viewId

When you define a menu item or keybinding, you can specify the parameter
value to be used when that menu item or keybinding is executed.

PW


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Paul Webster
http://wiki.eclipse.org/Platform_Command_Framework
http://wiki.eclipse.org/Command_Core_Expressions
http://wiki.eclipse.org/Platform_Expression_Framework
http://wiki.eclipse.org/Menu_Contributions
http://wiki.eclipse.org/Menus_Extension_Mapping
http://help.eclipse.org/galileo/index.jsp?topic=/org.eclipse .platform.doc.isv/guide/workbench.htm


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