DecimalStyle

public final class DecimalStyle extends Object

Localized decimal style used in date and time formatting.

A significant part of dealing with dates and times is the localization. This class acts as a central point for accessing the information.

Field Summary

public static final DecimalStyle STANDARD The standard set of non-localized decimal style symbols.

Public Method Summary

boolean
equals(Object obj)
Checks if this DecimalStyle is equal to another DecimalStyle.
static Set<Locale>
getAvailableLocales()
Lists all the locales that are supported.
char
getDecimalSeparator()
Gets the character that represents the decimal point.
char
getNegativeSign()
Gets the character that represents the negative sign.
char
getPositiveSign()
Gets the character that represents the positive sign.
char
getZeroDigit()
Gets the character that represents zero.
int
hashCode()
A hash code for this DecimalStyle.
static DecimalStyle
of(Locale locale)
Obtains the DecimalStyle for the specified locale.
static DecimalStyle
ofDefaultLocale()
Obtains the DecimalStyle for the default FORMAT locale.
String
toString()
Returns a string describing this DecimalStyle.
DecimalStyle
withDecimalSeparator(char decimalSeparator)
Returns a copy of the info with a new character that represents the decimal point.
DecimalStyle
withNegativeSign(char negativeSign)
Returns a copy of the info with a new character that represents the negative sign.
DecimalStyle
withPositiveSign(char positiveSign)
Returns a copy of the info with a new character that represents the positive sign.
DecimalStyle
withZeroDigit(char zeroDigit)
Returns a copy of the info with a new character that represents zero.

Inherited Method Summary

Fields

public static final DecimalStyle STANDARD

The standard set of non-localized decimal style symbols.

This uses standard ASCII characters for zero, positive, negative and a dot for the decimal point.

Public Methods

public boolean equals (Object obj)

Checks if this DecimalStyle is equal to another DecimalStyle.

Parameters
obj the object to check, null returns false
Returns
  • true if this is equal to the other date

public static Set<Locale> getAvailableLocales ()

Lists all the locales that are supported.

The locale 'en_US' will always be present.

Returns
  • a Set of Locales for which localization is supported

public char getDecimalSeparator ()

Gets the character that represents the decimal point.

The character used to represent a decimal point may vary by culture. This method specifies the character to use.

Returns
  • the character for the decimal point

public char getNegativeSign ()

Gets the character that represents the negative sign.

The character used to represent a negative number may vary by culture. This method specifies the character to use.

Returns
  • the character for the negative sign

public char getPositiveSign ()

Gets the character that represents the positive sign.

The character used to represent a positive number may vary by culture. This method specifies the character to use.

Returns
  • the character for the positive sign

public char getZeroDigit ()

Gets the character that represents zero.

The character used to represent digits may vary by culture. This method specifies the zero character to use, which implies the characters for one to nine.

Returns
  • the character for zero

public int hashCode ()

A hash code for this DecimalStyle.

Returns
  • a suitable hash code

public static DecimalStyle of (Locale locale)

Obtains the DecimalStyle for the specified locale.

This method provides access to locale sensitive decimal style symbols.

Parameters
locale the locale, not null
Returns
  • the decimal style, not null

public static DecimalStyle ofDefaultLocale ()

Obtains the DecimalStyle for the default FORMAT locale.

This method provides access to locale sensitive decimal style symbols.

This is equivalent to calling of(Locale.getDefault(Locale.Category.FORMAT)).

Returns
  • the decimal style, not null
See Also

public String toString ()

Returns a string describing this DecimalStyle.

Returns
  • a string description, not null

public DecimalStyle withDecimalSeparator (char decimalSeparator)

Returns a copy of the info with a new character that represents the decimal point.

The character used to represent a decimal point may vary by culture. This method specifies the character to use.

Parameters
decimalSeparator the character for the decimal point
Returns
  • a copy with a new character that represents the decimal point, not null

public DecimalStyle withNegativeSign (char negativeSign)

Returns a copy of the info with a new character that represents the negative sign.

The character used to represent a negative number may vary by culture. This method specifies the character to use.

Parameters
negativeSign the character for the negative sign
Returns
  • a copy with a new character that represents the negative sign, not null

public DecimalStyle withPositiveSign (char positiveSign)

Returns a copy of the info with a new character that represents the positive sign.

The character used to represent a positive number may vary by culture. This method specifies the character to use.

Parameters
positiveSign the character for the positive sign
Returns
  • a copy with a new character that represents the positive sign, not null

public DecimalStyle withZeroDigit (char zeroDigit)

Returns a copy of the info with a new character that represents zero.

The character used to represent digits may vary by culture. This method specifies the zero character to use, which implies the characters for one to nine.

Parameters
zeroDigit the character for zero
Returns
  • a copy with a new character that represents zero, not null