AttributedCharacterIterator.Attribute

public static class AttributedCharacterIterator.Attribute extends Object
implements Serializable
Known Direct Subclasses
Known Indirect Subclasses

Defines attribute keys that are used to identify text attributes. These keys are used in AttributedCharacterIterator and AttributedString.

Field Summary

public static final AttributedCharacterIterator.Attribute INPUT_METHOD_SEGMENT Attribute key for input method segments.
public static final AttributedCharacterIterator.Attribute LANGUAGE Attribute key for the language of some text.
public static final AttributedCharacterIterator.Attribute READING Attribute key for the reading of some text.

Protected Constructor Summary

AttributedCharacterIterator.Attribute(String name)
Constructs an Attribute with the given name.

Public Method Summary

final boolean
equals(Object obj)
Compares two objects for equality.
final int
hashCode()
Returns a hash code value for the object.
String
toString()
Returns a string representation of the object.

Protected Method Summary

String
getName()
Returns the name of the attribute.
Object
readResolve()
Resolves instances being deserialized to the predefined constants.

Inherited Method Summary

Fields

public static final AttributedCharacterIterator.Attribute INPUT_METHOD_SEGMENT

Attribute key for input method segments. Input methods often break up text into segments, which usually correspond to words.

Values are instances of Annotation holding a null reference.

See Also

public static final AttributedCharacterIterator.Attribute LANGUAGE

Attribute key for the language of some text.

Values are instances of Locale.

See Also

public static final AttributedCharacterIterator.Attribute READING

Attribute key for the reading of some text. In languages where the written form and the pronunciation of a word are only loosely related (such as Japanese), it is often necessary to store the reading (pronunciation) along with the written form.

Values are instances of Annotation holding instances of String.

See Also

Protected Constructors

protected AttributedCharacterIterator.Attribute (String name)

Constructs an Attribute with the given name.

Parameters
name the name of Attribute

Public Methods

public final boolean equals (Object obj)

Compares two objects for equality. This version only returns true for x.equals(y) if x and y refer to the same object, and guarantees this for all subclasses.

Parameters
obj

public final int hashCode ()

Returns a hash code value for the object. This version is identical to the one in Object, but is also final.

public String toString ()

Returns a string representation of the object. This version returns the concatenation of class name, "(", a name identifying the attribute and ")".

Protected Methods

protected String getName ()

Returns the name of the attribute.

Returns
  • the name of Attribute

protected Object readResolve ()

Resolves instances being deserialized to the predefined constants.

Returns
  • the resolved Attribute object
Throws
InvalidObjectException if the object to resolve is not an instance of Attribute