Source code for pyface.workbench.action.show_view_action

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""" An action that shows a dialog to allow the user to choose a view. """

from .view_chooser import ViewChooser
from .workbench_action import WorkbenchAction

[docs]class ShowViewAction(WorkbenchAction): """ An action that shows a dialog to allow the user to choose a view. """ # 'Action' interface --------------------------------------------------- # The action's unique identifier (may be None). id = "pyface.workbench.action.show_view" # The action's name (displayed on menus/tool bar tools etc). name = "Show View" # ------------------------------------------------------------------------ # 'Action' interface. # ------------------------------------------------------------------------
[docs] def perform(self, event): """ Perform the action. """ chooser = ViewChooser(window=self.window) ui = chooser.edit_traits(parent=self.window.control, kind="livemodal") # If the user closes the dialog by using the window manager's close button # (e.g. the little [x] in the top corner), ui.result is True, but chooser.view # might be None, so we need an explicit check for that. if ui.result and chooser.view is not None: # This shows the view... # ... and this makes it active (brings it to the front, gives it # focus etc). chooser.view.activate() return