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Class CommandPalette

A widget which displays command items as a searchable palette. The namespace for the CommandPalette class statics.

Hierarchy

Implements

  • IMessageHandler
  • IObservableDisposable

Index

Constructors

constructor

Properties

Private _activeIndex

_activeIndex: number = -1

Private _items

_items: IItem[] = []

Private _results

_results: Private.SearchResult[] | null = null

commands

commands: CommandRegistry

The command registry used by the command palette.

node

node: HTMLElement

Get the DOM node owned by the widget.

renderer

renderer: IRenderer

The renderer used by the command palette.

Static defaultRenderer

defaultRenderer: Renderer = new Renderer()

The default Renderer instance.

Accessors

contentNode

  • get contentNode(): HTMLUListElement
  • The command palette content node.

    Notes

    This is the node which holds the command item nodes.

    Modifying this node directly can lead to undefined behavior.

    Returns HTMLUListElement

dataset

  • get dataset(): DOMStringMap

disposed

  • get disposed(): ISignal<this, void>
  • A signal emitted when the widget is disposed.

    Returns ISignal<this, void>

id

  • get id(): string
  • set id(value: string): void
  • Get the id of the widget's DOM node.

    Returns string

  • Set the id of the widget's DOM node.

    Parameters

    • value: string

    Returns void

inputNode

  • get inputNode(): HTMLInputElement
  • The command palette input node.

    Notes

    This is the actual input node for the search area.

    Returns HTMLInputElement

isAttached

  • get isAttached(): boolean

isDisposed

  • get isDisposed(): boolean

isHidden

  • get isHidden(): boolean

isVisible

  • get isVisible(): boolean
  • Test whether the widget is visible.

    Notes

    A widget is visible when it is attached to the DOM, is not explicitly hidden, and has no explicitly hidden ancestors.

    Returns boolean

items

  • get items(): ReadonlyArray<IItem>

layout

  • get layout(): Layout | null
  • set layout(value: Layout | null): void
  • Get the layout for the widget.

    Notes

    The layout is single-use only. It cannot be changed after the first assignment.

    The layout is disposed automatically when the widget is disposed.

    Returns Layout | null

  • Set the layout for the widget.

    Notes

    The layout is single-use only. It cannot be changed after the first assignment.

    The layout is disposed automatically when the widget is disposed.

    Parameters

    Returns void

parent

  • get parent(): Widget | null
  • set parent(value: Widget | null): void
  • Get the parent of the widget.

    Notes

    Children are typically added to a widget by using a layout, which means user code will not normally set the parent widget directly.

    The widget will be automatically removed from its old parent.

    This is a no-op if there is no effective parent change.

    Returns Widget | null

  • Set the parent of the widget.

    Notes

    Children are typically added to a widget by using a layout, which means user code will not normally set the parent widget directly.

    The widget will be automatically removed from its old parent.

    This is a no-op if there is no effective parent change.

    Parameters

    Returns void

searchNode

  • get searchNode(): HTMLDivElement
  • The command palette search node.

    Notes

    This is the node which contains the search-related elements.

    Returns HTMLDivElement

title

  • The title object for the widget.

    Notes

    The title object is used by some container widgets when displaying the widget alongside some title, such as a tab panel or side bar.

    Since not all widgets will use the title, it is created on demand.

    The owner property of the title is set to this widget.

    Returns Title<Widget>

Methods

Private _activateNextItem

  • _activateNextItem(): void

Private _activatePreviousItem

  • _activatePreviousItem(): void

Private _evtClick

  • _evtClick(event: MouseEvent): void
  • Handle the 'click' event for the command palette.

    Parameters

    • event: MouseEvent

    Returns void

Private _evtKeyDown

  • _evtKeyDown(event: KeyboardEvent): void
  • Handle the 'keydown' event for the command palette.

    Parameters

    • event: KeyboardEvent

    Returns void

Private _execute

  • _execute(index: number): void
  • Execute the command item at the given index, if possible.

    Parameters

    • index: number

    Returns void

Private _onGenericChange

  • _onGenericChange(): void

Private _toggleFocused

  • _toggleFocused(): void
  • Toggle the focused modifier based on the input node focus state.

    Returns void

activate

  • activate(): void
  • Post an 'activate-request' message to the widget.

    Notes

    This is a simple convenience method for posting the message.

    Returns void

addClass

  • addClass(name: string): void
  • Add a class name to the widget's DOM node.

    Parameters

    • name: string

      The class name to add to the node.

      Notes

      If the class name is already added to the node, this is a no-op.

      The class name must not contain whitespace.

    Returns void

addItem

  • Add a command item to the command palette.

    Parameters

    • options: IItemOptions

      The options for creating the command item.

    Returns IItem

    The command item added to the palette.

children

  • children(): IIterator<Widget>
  • Create an iterator over the widget's children.

    Returns IIterator<Widget>

    A new iterator over the children of the widget.

    Notes

    The widget must have a populated layout in order to have children.

    If a layout is not installed, the returned iterator will be empty.

clearFlag

  • clearFlag(flag: Flag): void
  • Clear the given widget flag.

    Notes

    This will not typically be called directly by user code.

    Parameters

    Returns void

clearItems

  • clearItems(): void

close

  • close(): void
  • Send a 'close-request' message to the widget.

    Notes

    This is a simple convenience method for sending the message.

    Returns void

contains

  • contains(widget: Widget): boolean
  • Test whether a widget is a descendant of this widget.

    Parameters

    • widget: Widget

      The descendant widget of interest.

    Returns boolean

    true if the widget is a descendant, false otherwise.

dispose

  • dispose(): void

fit

  • fit(): void
  • Post a 'fit-request' message to the widget.

    Notes

    This is a simple convenience method for posting the message.

    Returns void

handleEvent

  • handleEvent(event: Event): void
  • Handle the DOM events for the command palette.

    Parameters

    • event: Event

      The DOM event sent to the command palette.

      Notes

      This method implements the DOM EventListener interface and is called in response to events on the command palette's DOM node. It should not be called directly by user code.

    Returns void

hasClass

  • hasClass(name: string): boolean
  • Test whether the widget's DOM node has the given class name.

    Parameters

    • name: string

      The class name of interest.

    Returns boolean

    true if the node has the class, false otherwise.

hide

  • hide(): void
  • Hide the widget and make it hidden to its parent widget.

    Notes

    This causes the isHidden property to be true.

    If the widget is explicitly hidden, this is a no-op.

    Returns void

Protected notifyLayout

  • notifyLayout(msg: Message): void
  • Invoke the message processing routine of the widget's layout.

    Parameters

    • msg: Message

      The message to dispatch to the layout.

      Notes

      This is a no-op if the widget does not have a layout.

      This will not typically be called directly by user code.

    Returns void

Protected onActivateRequest

  • onActivateRequest(msg: Message): void

Protected onAfterAttach

  • onAfterAttach(msg: Message): void
  • A message handler invoked on an 'after-attach' message.

    Notes

    The default implementation of this handler is a no-op.

    Parameters

    • msg: Message

    Returns void

Protected onAfterDetach

  • onAfterDetach(msg: Message): void

Protected onAfterHide

  • onAfterHide(msg: Message): void
  • A message handler invoked on an 'after-hide' message.

    Notes

    The default implementation of this handler is a no-op.

    Parameters

    • msg: Message

    Returns void

Protected onAfterShow

  • onAfterShow(msg: Message): void
  • A message handler invoked on an 'after-show' message.

    Notes

    The default implementation of this handler is a no-op.

    Parameters

    • msg: Message

    Returns void

Protected onBeforeAttach

  • onBeforeAttach(msg: Message): void

Protected onBeforeDetach

  • onBeforeDetach(msg: Message): void
  • A message handler invoked on a 'before-detach' message.

    Notes

    The default implementation of this handler is a no-op.

    Parameters

    • msg: Message

    Returns void

Protected onBeforeHide

  • onBeforeHide(msg: Message): void
  • A message handler invoked on a 'before-hide' message.

    Notes

    The default implementation of this handler is a no-op.

    Parameters

    • msg: Message

    Returns void

Protected onBeforeShow

  • onBeforeShow(msg: Message): void
  • A message handler invoked on a 'before-show' message.

    Notes

    The default implementation of this handler is a no-op.

    Parameters

    • msg: Message

    Returns void

Protected onChildAdded

  • A message handler invoked on a 'child-added' message.

    Notes

    The default implementation of this handler is a no-op.

    Parameters

    Returns void

Protected onChildRemoved

Protected onCloseRequest

  • onCloseRequest(msg: Message): void
  • A message handler invoked on a 'close-request' message.

    Notes

    The default implementation unparents or detaches the widget.

    Parameters

    • msg: Message

    Returns void

Protected onFitRequest

  • onFitRequest(msg: Message): void
  • A message handler invoked on a 'fit-request' message.

    Notes

    The default implementation of this handler is a no-op.

    Parameters

    • msg: Message

    Returns void

Protected onResize

  • A message handler invoked on a 'resize' message.

    Notes

    The default implementation of this handler is a no-op.

    Parameters

    Returns void

Protected onUpdateRequest

  • onUpdateRequest(msg: Message): void

processMessage

  • processMessage(msg: Message): void
  • Process a message sent to the widget.

    Parameters

    • msg: Message

      The message sent to the widget.

      Notes

      Subclasses may reimplement this method as needed.

    Returns void

refresh

  • refresh(): void
  • Clear the search results and schedule an update.

    Notes

    This should be called whenever the search results of the palette should be updated.

    This is typically called automatically by the palette as needed, but can be called manually if the input text is programatically changed.

    The rendered results are updated asynchronously.

    Returns void

removeClass

  • removeClass(name: string): void
  • Remove a class name from the widget's DOM node.

    Parameters

    • name: string

      The class name to remove from the node.

      Notes

      If the class name is not yet added to the node, this is a no-op.

      The class name must not contain whitespace.

    Returns void

removeItem

  • removeItem(item: IItem): void
  • Remove an item from the command palette.

    Parameters

    • item: IItem

      The item to remove from the palette.

      Notes

      This is a no-op if the item is not in the palette.

    Returns void

removeItemAt

  • removeItemAt(index: number): void
  • Remove the item at a given index from the command palette.

    Parameters

    • index: number

      The index of the item to remove.

      Notes

      This is a no-op if the index is out of range.

    Returns void

setFlag

  • setFlag(flag: Flag): void
  • Set the given widget flag.

    Notes

    This will not typically be called directly by user code.

    Parameters

    Returns void

setHidden

  • setHidden(hidden: boolean): void
  • Show or hide the widget according to a boolean value.

    Parameters

    • hidden: boolean

      true to hide the widget, or false to show it.

      Notes

      This is a convenience method for hide() and show().

    Returns void

show

  • show(): void
  • Show the widget and make it visible to its parent widget.

    Notes

    This causes the isHidden property to be false.

    If the widget is not explicitly hidden, this is a no-op.

    Returns void

testFlag

  • testFlag(flag: Flag): boolean
  • Test whether the given widget flag is set.

    Notes

    This will not typically be called directly by user code.

    Parameters

    Returns boolean

toggleClass

  • toggleClass(name: string, force?: undefined | false | true): boolean
  • Toggle a class name on the widget's DOM node.

    Parameters

    • name: string

      The class name to toggle on the node.

    • Optional force: undefined | false | true

      Whether to force add the class (true) or force remove the class (false). If not provided, the presence of the class will be toggled from its current state.

    Returns boolean

    true if the class is now present, false otherwise.

    Notes

    The class name must not contain whitespace.

update

  • update(): void
  • Post an 'update-request' message to the widget.

    Notes

    This is a simple convenience method for posting the message.

    Returns void

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