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org.springframework.beans.propertyeditors
Class ClassArrayEditor

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

public class ClassArrayEditor
extends java.beans.PropertyEditorSupport

Property editor for an array of Classes, to enable the direct population of a Class[] property without having to use a String class name property as bridge.

Also supports "java.lang.String[]"-style array class names, in contrast to the standard Class.forName(String) method.

Since:
2.0
Author:
Rob Harrop, Juergen Hoeller

Constructor Summary
ClassArrayEditor()
          Create a default ClassEditor, using the thread context ClassLoader.
ClassArrayEditor(java.lang.ClassLoader classLoader)
          Create a default ClassArrayEditor, using the given ClassLoader.
 
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

ClassArrayEditor

public ClassArrayEditor()
Create a default ClassEditor, using the thread context ClassLoader.


ClassArrayEditor

public ClassArrayEditor(java.lang.ClassLoader classLoader)
Create a default ClassArrayEditor, using the given ClassLoader.

Parameters:
classLoader - the ClassLoader to use (or pass null for the thread context ClassLoader)
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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