FormattableFlags

public class FormattableFlags extends Object

FomattableFlags are passed to the Formattable.formatTo() method and modify the output format for {@linkplain Formattable Formattables}. Implementations of Formattable are responsible for interpreting and validating any flags.

Constant Summary

int ALTERNATE Requires the output to use an alternate form.
int LEFT_JUSTIFY Left-justifies the output.
int UPPERCASE Converts the output to upper case according to the rules of the {@linkplain java.util.Locale locale} given during creation of the formatter argument of the formatTo() method.

Inherited Method Summary

Constants

public static final int ALTERNATE

Requires the output to use an alternate form. The definition of the form is specified by the Formattable.

This flag corresponds to '#' ('\u0023') in the format specifier.

Constant Value: 4

public static final int LEFT_JUSTIFY

Left-justifies the output. Spaces ('\u0020') will be added at the end of the converted value as required to fill the minimum width of the field. If this flag is not set then the output will be right-justified.

This flag corresponds to '-' ('\u002d') in the format specifier.

Constant Value: 1

public static final int UPPERCASE

Converts the output to upper case according to the rules of the {@linkplain java.util.Locale locale} given during creation of the formatter argument of the formatTo() method. The output should be equivalent the following invocation of toUpperCase(java.util.Locale)

     out.toUpperCase() 

This flag corresponds to 'S' ('\u0053') in the format specifier.

Constant Value: 2