Spring Framework

org.springframework.beans.propertyeditors
Class StringTrimmerEditor

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

public class StringTrimmerEditor
extends java.beans.PropertyEditorSupport

Property editor that trims Strings.

Optionally allows transforming an empty string into a null value. Needs to be explicitly registered, e.g. for command binding.

Author:
Juergen Hoeller
See Also:
DataBinder.registerCustomEditor(java.lang.Class, java.beans.PropertyEditor), BaseCommandController.initBinder(javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest, org.springframework.web.bind.ServletRequestDataBinder)

Constructor Summary
StringTrimmerEditor(boolean emptyAsNull)
          Create a new StringTrimmerEditor.
StringTrimmerEditor(java.lang.String charsToDelete, boolean emptyAsNull)
          Create a new StringTrimmerEditor.
 
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

StringTrimmerEditor

public StringTrimmerEditor(boolean emptyAsNull)
Create a new StringTrimmerEditor.

Parameters:
emptyAsNull - true if an empty String is to be transformed into null

StringTrimmerEditor

public StringTrimmerEditor(java.lang.String charsToDelete,
                           boolean emptyAsNull)
Create a new StringTrimmerEditor.

Parameters:
charsToDelete - a set of characters to delete, in addition to trimming an input String. Useful for deleting unwanted line breaks: e.g. "\r\n\f" will delete all new lines and line feeds in a String.
emptyAsNull - true if an empty String is to be transformed into null
Method Detail

setAsText

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

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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