editor/txmgr/nsITransactionManager.idl
author Nicolas Silva <nsilva@mozilla.com>
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 13:40:51 +0000
changeset 459125 e23608ddeac0b5e92b728965031796ded09dc8f2
parent 433064 ae7dc05bee296f01c98e9b6d166ab308ea286690
child 521962 d3816f82c0b9d4ceca0bb2ad177694164ed0921f
permissions -rw-r--r--
Bug 1527884 - WebRender version 0.60.0. r=emilio Differential Revision: https://phabricator.services.mozilla.com/D19780

/* -*- Mode: C++; tab-width: 2; indent-tabs-mode: nil; c-basic-offset: 2 -*- */
/* This Source Code Form is subject to the terms of the Mozilla Public
 * License, v. 2.0. If a copy of the MPL was not distributed with this
 * file, You can obtain one at http://mozilla.org/MPL/2.0/. */

#include "nsISupports.idl"
#include "nsITransaction.idl"
#include "nsITransactionListener.idl"

%{C++
namespace mozilla {
class TransactionManager;
} // namespace mozilla
%}

/**
 * The nsITransactionManager interface.
 * <P>
 * This interface is implemented by an object that wants to
 * manage/track transactions.
 */
[scriptable, builtinclass, uuid(c77763df-0fb9-41a8-8074-8e882f605755)]
interface nsITransactionManager : nsISupports
{
  /**
   * Calls a transaction's doTransaction() method, then pushes it on the
   * undo stack.
   * <P>
   * This method calls the transaction's AddRef() method.
   * The transaction's Release() method will be called when the undo or redo
   * stack is pruned or when the transaction manager is destroyed.
   * @param aTransaction the transaction to do.
   */
  void doTransaction(in nsITransaction aTransaction);

  /**
   * Pops the topmost transaction on the undo stack, calls its
   * undoTransaction() method, then pushes it on the redo stack.
   */
  void undoTransaction();

  /**
   * Pops the topmost transaction on the redo stack, calls its
   * redoTransaction() method, then pushes it on the undo stack.
   */
  void redoTransaction();

  /**
   * Clears the undo and redo stacks.
   */
  void clear();

  /**
   * Clears the undo stack only.
   */
  void clearUndoStack();

  /**
   * Clears the redo stack only.
   */
  void clearRedoStack();

  /**
   * Turns on the transaction manager's batch mode, forcing all transactions
   * executed by the transaction manager's doTransaction() method to be
   * aggregated together until EndBatch() is called.  This mode allows an
   * application to execute and group together several independent transactions
   * so they can be undone with a single call to undoTransaction().
   * @param aData An arbitrary nsISupports object that is associated with the
   * batch. Can be retrieved from the undo or redo stacks.
   */
  void beginBatch(in nsISupports aData);

  /**
   * Turns off the transaction manager's batch mode.
   * @param aAllowEmpty If true, a batch containing no children will be
   * pushed onto the undo stack. Otherwise, ending a batch with no
   * children will result in no transactions being pushed on the undo stack.
   */
  void endBatch(in boolean aAllowEmpty);

  /**
   * The number of items on the undo stack.
   */
  readonly attribute long numberOfUndoItems;

  /**
   * The number of items on the redo stack.
   */
  readonly attribute long numberOfRedoItems;

  /**
   * Sets the maximum number of transaction items the transaction manager will
   * maintain at any time. This is commonly referred to as the number of levels
   * of undo.
   * @param aMaxCount A value of -1 means no limit. A value of zero means the
   * transaction manager will execute each transaction, then immediately release
   * all references it has to the transaction without pushing it on the undo
   * stack. A value greater than zero indicates the max number of transactions
   * that can exist at any time on both the undo and redo stacks. This method
   * will prune the necessary number of transactions on the undo and redo
   * stacks if the value specified is less than the number of items that exist
   * on both the undo and redo stacks.
   */
  attribute long maxTransactionCount;

  /**
   * Combines the transaction at the top of the undo stack (if any) with the
   * preceding undo transaction (if any) into a batch transaction. Thus,
   * a call to undoTransaction() will undo both transactions.
   */
  void batchTopUndo();

  /**
   * Removes the transaction at the top of the undo stack (if any) without
   * transacting.
   */
  void removeTopUndo();

  /**
   * Returns an AddRef'd pointer to the transaction at the top of the
   * undo stack. Callers should be aware that this method could return
   * return a null in some implementations if there is a batch at the top
   * of the undo stack.
   */
  nsITransaction peekUndoStack();

  /**
   * Returns an AddRef'd pointer to the transaction at the top of the
   * redo stack. Callers should be aware that this method could return
   * return a null in some implementations if there is a batch at the top
   * of the redo stack.
   */
  nsITransaction peekRedoStack();

  /**
   * Adds a listener to the transaction manager's notification list. Listeners
   * are notified whenever a transaction is done, undone, or redone.
   * <P>
   * The listener's AddRef() method is called.
   * @param aListener the lister to add.
   */
  void AddListener(in nsITransactionListener aListener);

  /**
   * Removes a listener from the transaction manager's notification list.
   * <P>
   * The listener's Release() method is called.
   * @param aListener the lister to remove.
   */
  void RemoveListener(in nsITransactionListener aListener);

%{C++
  /**
   * AsTransactionManager() returns a pointer to TransactionManager class.
   *
   * In order to avoid circular dependency issues, this method is defined
   * in mozilla/TransactionManager.h.  Consumers need to #include that header.
   */
  inline mozilla::TransactionManager* AsTransactionManager();
%}
};