This document lists changes made to the Editor Settings API.
Fuller descriptions of all changes can be found below (follow links).
Not all deprecations are listed here, assuming that the deprecated APIs continue to essentially work. For a full deprecation list, please consult the Javadoc.
These API specification versions may be used to indicate that a module requires a certain API feature in order to function. For example, if you see here a feature you need which is labelled 1.20, your manifest should contain in its main attributes the line:
OpenIDE-Module-Module-Dependencies: org.netbeans.modules.editor.settings/1 > 1.20
Several new constants were added to
support drawing rectangular boxes around text in the editor.
CodeTemplateDescription.getMimePath and a new
constructor were added to accomodate a mime path where a code
template was registered.
EditorStyleConstants.Tooltip constant was added
allowing to specify tooltips in highlighting layers.
CodeTemplateDescription.getUniqueId method was added
and the constructor was extended to accept
CodeTemplateSettings.getCodeTemplates signature was changed
List. Although an incompatible change this class
had never been functional and should not have been used by anybody.
AttributesUtilities class has been added.
should have never been made public in the first place. Nobody can
listen on this property anyway and the general contract is that
settings instances in MimeLookup are immutable and if anything
changes the whole instance (e.g.
FontColorSettings) is replaced.
The module is now autoload and it needs the
token. This token is provided by the
The FontColorNames and SimpleValueNames classes used to have a default construtor, even though it had never made sense to create instances of them. The default constructors have been removed and a privat noargs constructor has been added to both of them preventing an accidental instantiation.
Editor Settings API was created. It defines settings classes, which can be looked up via mimelookup.
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