Spring Framework

org.springframework.beans.support
Interface SortDefinition

All Known Implementing Classes:
MutableSortDefinition

public interface SortDefinition

Definition for sorting bean instances by a property.

Since:
26.05.2003
Author:
Juergen Hoeller

Method Summary
 java.lang.String getProperty()
          Return the name of the bean property to compare.
 boolean isAscending()
          Return whether to sort ascending (true) or descending (false).
 boolean isIgnoreCase()
          Return whether upper and lower case in String values should be ignored.
 

Method Detail

getProperty

java.lang.String getProperty()
Return the name of the bean property to compare. Can also be a nested bean property path.


isIgnoreCase

boolean isIgnoreCase()
Return whether upper and lower case in String values should be ignored.


isAscending

boolean isAscending()
Return whether to sort ascending (true) or descending (false).


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