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Copy and paste in gef [message #228727] Mon, 08 January 2007 16:22 Go to next message
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Originally posted by:

Having trouble with copy and paste in gef. I found a thread where somebody
was having the same problem as me, but the resolution he was helped with
doesn't make sense or work for me. Here is what he and I have

In our GraphicalEditor...
public void init(IEditorSite site, IEditorInput input)
throws PartInitException
super.init(site, input);
ActionRegistry registry = getActionRegistry();
IActionBars bars = site.getActionBars();
String id = ActionFactory.COPY.getId();
bars.setGlobalActionHandler(id, registry


public void createActions()
SCEGefCopyAction copy=new SCEGefCopyAction(this);
ActionRegistry registry = getActionRegistry();


The commented out line is the one they told him to add and it fixed his
problem. I made my action extend IPartListener and just make anything in
there cause it to setEnabled(true) but I cannot get the copy menu to turn
from being greyed out to enabled. Also my calculateEnabled function never
even gets called so I know I am doing something wrong here. Does anyone
know what i am missing?
Re: Copy and paste in gef [message #228734 is a reply to message #228727] Mon, 08 January 2007 16:25 Go to previous message
Eclipse UserFriend
Originally posted by:

Oh I meant to mention, I am using a Multi page editor with a text editor
as another tab which might be related since it also has a copy action.
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