SourceLocator

public interface SourceLocator
Known Indirect Subclasses

This interface is primarily for the purposes of reporting where an error occurred in the XML source or transformation instructions.

Public Method Summary

abstract int
getColumnNumber()
Return the character position where the current document event ends.
abstract int
getLineNumber()
Return the line number where the current document event ends.
abstract String
getPublicId()
Return the public identifier for the current document event.
abstract String
getSystemId()
Return the system identifier for the current document event.

Public Methods

public abstract int getColumnNumber ()

Return the character position where the current document event ends.

Warning: The return value from the method is intended only as an approximation for the sake of error reporting; it is not intended to provide sufficient information to edit the character content of the original XML document.

The return value is an approximation of the column number in the document entity or external parsed entity where the markup that triggered the event appears.

Returns
  • The column number, or -1 if none is available.
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public abstract int getLineNumber ()

Return the line number where the current document event ends.

Warning: The return value from the method is intended only as an approximation for the sake of error reporting; it is not intended to provide sufficient information to edit the character content of the original XML document.

The return value is an approximation of the line number in the document entity or external parsed entity where the markup that triggered the event appears.

Returns
  • The line number, or -1 if none is available.
See Also