Spring Framework

org.springframework.beans.propertyeditors
Class PropertiesEditor

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

public class PropertiesEditor
extends java.beans.PropertyEditorSupport

Custom PropertyEditor for Properties objects.

Handles conversion from content String to Properties object. Also handles Map to Properties conversion, for populating a Properties object via XML "map" entries.

The required format is defined in the standard Properties documentation. Each property must be on a new line.

Author:
Rod Johnson, Juergen Hoeller
See Also:
Properties.load(java.io.Reader)

Constructor Summary
PropertiesEditor()
           
 
Method Summary
 void setAsText(java.lang.String text)
          Convert String into Properties, considering it as properties content.
 void setValue(java.lang.Object value)
          Take Properties as-is; convert Map into Properties.
 
Methods inherited from class java.beans.PropertyEditorSupport
addPropertyChangeListener, firePropertyChange, getAsText, getCustomEditor, getJavaInitializationString, getSource, getTags, getValue, isPaintable, paintValue, removePropertyChangeListener, setSource, supportsCustomEditor
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

PropertiesEditor

public PropertiesEditor()
Method Detail

setAsText

public void setAsText(java.lang.String text)
               throws java.lang.IllegalArgumentException
Convert String into Properties, considering it as properties content.

Specified by:
setAsText in interface java.beans.PropertyEditor
Overrides:
setAsText in class java.beans.PropertyEditorSupport
Parameters:
text - the text to be so converted
Throws:
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException

setValue

public void setValue(java.lang.Object value)
Take Properties as-is; convert Map into Properties.

Specified by:
setValue in interface java.beans.PropertyEditor
Overrides:
setValue in class java.beans.PropertyEditorSupport

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