I wan to scope by reference to existing in-memory ecore objects from xText DSL editor. I intend to do this by subtyping/mapping the types defined in the ecore model from the types defined in my xText DSL at runtime.
Essentially, I want to achieve a content-assist with elements from the in-memory ecore objects, which are not created using my xText DSL. How can I achieve such functionalities in Xtext. Thank you for your help.
Jan Koehnlein Messages: 752 Registered: July 2009 Location: Hamburg
Depends on the lifecycle of the ecore objects. If these models are alive (changing) maybe this blogpost can help: http://typefox.io/linking-xtext-models-with-other-emf-models
If the are fixed at runtime, you could just add them in the scopes your scope provider produces. Maybe even the global scope provider.
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