|Problems with restricting property tester by using the type attribute [message #698521]
||Tue, 19 July 2011 15:33
| Tam Gom
Registered: July 2011
I posted this issue in the PDE subforums but I noticed that this one is more active. Sorry if I did something wrong with re-posting it here.|
My main problem is that in the Package Explorer projects can be either IProject or IJavaProject objects. I know that programmatically the IProject -> IJavaProject conversion is possible through the IAdaptable interface. But sometimes you just can't use this.
In my case I created my own PropertyTester. Here's how I defined it in my plugin.xml:
The problem here is that the type attribute restricts when the property tester is called. So if a project in the package explorer is an IProject object there's no problem but my property tester is not called when it's an IJavaProject. I could use java.lang.Object instead of org.eclipse.core.resources.IProject but the property tester would run on every object in the UI that way.
I can't find a way to define two different types as restriction for a property tester or any other solution.
Any ideas or do somebody know how to do this properly?
[Updated on: Tue, 19 July 2011 15:35]
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