Spring Framework

org.springframework.beans.propertyeditors
Class CharacterEditor

java.lang.Object
  extended by java.beans.PropertyEditorSupport
      extended by org.springframework.beans.propertyeditors.CharacterEditor
All Implemented Interfaces:
java.beans.PropertyEditor

public class CharacterEditor
extends java.beans.PropertyEditorSupport

Editor for a Character, to populate a property of type Character or char from a String value.

Note that the JDK does not contain a default property editor for char! BeanWrapperImpl will register this editor by default.

Also supports conversion from a Unicode character sequence; e.g. u0041 ('A').

Since:
1.2
Author:
Juergen Hoeller, Rob Harrop, Rick Evans
See Also:
Character, BeanWrapperImpl

Constructor Summary
CharacterEditor(boolean allowEmpty)
          Create a new CharacterEditor instance.
 
Method Summary
 java.lang.String getAsText()
           
 void setAsText(java.lang.String text)
           
 
Methods inherited from class java.beans.PropertyEditorSupport
addPropertyChangeListener, firePropertyChange, getCustomEditor, getJavaInitializationString, getSource, getTags, getValue, isPaintable, paintValue, removePropertyChangeListener, setSource, setValue, supportsCustomEditor
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

CharacterEditor

public CharacterEditor(boolean allowEmpty)
Create a new CharacterEditor instance.

The "allowEmpty" parameter controls whether an empty String is to be allowed in parsing, i.e. be interpreted as the null value when text is being converted. If false, an IllegalArgumentException will be thrown at that time.

Parameters:
allowEmpty - if empty strings are to be allowed
Method Detail

setAsText

public void setAsText(java.lang.String text)
               throws java.lang.IllegalArgumentException
Specified by:
setAsText in interface java.beans.PropertyEditor
Overrides:
setAsText in class java.beans.PropertyEditorSupport
Throws:
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException

getAsText

public java.lang.String getAsText()
Specified by:
getAsText in interface java.beans.PropertyEditor
Overrides:
getAsText in class java.beans.PropertyEditorSupport

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