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java.lang.Object javax.print.attribute.SetOfIntegerSyntax
public abstract class SetOfIntegerSyntax
Class SetOfIntegerSyntax is an abstract base class providing the common implementation of all attributes whose value is a set of nonnegative integers. This includes attributes whose value is a single range of integers and attributes whose value is a set of ranges of integers.
You can construct an instance of SetOfIntegerSyntax by giving it in "string
form." The string consists of zero or more commaseparated integer groups.
Each integer group consists of either one integer, two integers separated by
a hyphen (
), or two integers separated by a colon
(:
). Each integer consists of one or more decimal digits
(0
through 9
). Whitespace characters cannot
appear within an integer but are otherwise ignored. For example:
""
, "1"
, "510"
, "1:2,
4"
.
You can also construct an instance of SetOfIntegerSyntax by giving it in
"array form." Array form consists of an array of zero or more integer groups
where each integer group is a length1 or length2 array of
int
s; for example, int[0][]
,
int[][]{{1}}
, int[][]{{5,10}}
,
int[][]{{1,2},{4}}
.
In both string form and array form, each successive integer group gives a range of integers to be included in the set. The first integer in each group gives the lower bound of the range; the second integer in each group gives the upper bound of the range; if there is only one integer in the group, the upper bound is the same as the lower bound. If the upper bound is less than the lower bound, it denotes a null range (no values). If the upper bound is equal to the lower bound, it denotes a range consisting of a single value. If the upper bound is greater than the lower bound, it denotes a range consisting of more than one value. The ranges may appear in any order and are allowed to overlap. The union of all the ranges gives the set's contents. Once a SetOfIntegerSyntax instance is constructed, its value is immutable.
The SetOfIntegerSyntax object's value is actually stored in "canonical
array form." This is the same as array form, except there are no null ranges;
the members of the set are represented in as few ranges as possible (i.e.,
overlapping ranges are coalesced); the ranges appear in ascending order; and
each range is always represented as a lengthtwo array of int
s
in the form {lower bound, upper bound}. An empty set is represented as a
zerolength array.
Class SetOfIntegerSyntax has operations to return the set's members in canonical array form, to test whether a given integer is a member of the set, and to iterate through the members of the set.
Constructor Summary  

protected 
SetOfIntegerSyntax(int member)
Construct a new setofinteger attribute containing a single integer. 
protected 
SetOfIntegerSyntax(int[][] members)
Construct a new setofinteger attribute with the given members in array form. 
protected 
SetOfIntegerSyntax(int lowerBound,
int upperBound)
Construct a new setofinteger attribute containing a single range of integers. 
protected 
SetOfIntegerSyntax(String members)
Construct a new setofinteger attribute with the given members in string form. 
Method Summary  

boolean 
contains(int x)
Determine if this setofinteger attribute contains the given value. 
boolean 
contains(IntegerSyntax attribute)
Determine if this setofinteger attribute contains the given integer attribute's value. 
boolean 
equals(Object object)
Returns whether this setofinteger attribute is equivalent to the passed in object. 
int[][] 
getMembers()
Obtain this setofinteger attribute's members in canonical array form. 
int 
hashCode()
Returns a hash code value for this setofinteger attribute. 
int 
next(int x)
Determine the smallest integer in this setofinteger attribute that is greater than the given value. 
String 
toString()
Returns a string value corresponding to this setofinteger attribute. 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object 

clone, finalize, getClass, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait 
Constructor Detail 

protected SetOfIntegerSyntax(String members)
members
 Set members in string form. If null, an empty set is
constructed.
IllegalArgumentException
 (Unchecked exception) Thrown if members
does not
obey the proper syntax.protected SetOfIntegerSyntax(int[][] members)
members
 Set members in array form. If null, an empty set is
constructed.
NullPointerException
 (Unchecked exception) Thrown if any element of
members
is null.
IllegalArgumentException
 (Unchecked exception) Thrown if any element of
members
is not a lengthone or lengthtwo array or if
any nonnull range in members
has a lower bound less
than zero.protected SetOfIntegerSyntax(int member)
member
 Set member.
IllegalArgumentException
 (Unchecked exception) Thrown if member
is less than
zero.protected SetOfIntegerSyntax(int lowerBound, int upperBound)
lowerBound
 Lower bound of the range.upperBound
 Upper bound of the range.
IllegalArgumentException
 (Unchecked exception) Thrown if the range is nonnull and
lowerBound
is less than zero.Method Detail 

public int[][] getMembers()
public boolean contains(int x)
x
 Integer value.
x
, false otherwise.public boolean contains(IntegerSyntax attribute)
attribute
 Integer attribute.
theAttribute
's value, false otherwise.public int next(int x)
1
is
returned. (Since a setofinteger attribute can only contain nonnegative
values, 1
will never appear in the set.) You can use the
next()
method to iterate through the integer values in a
setofinteger attribute in ascending order, like this:
SetOfIntegerSyntax attribute = . . .; int i = 1; while ((i = attribute.next (i)) != 1) { foo (i); }
x
 Integer value.
x
, or 1
if no integer in
this setofinteger attribute is greater than x
.public boolean equals(Object object)
object
is not null.
object
is an instance of class SetOfIntegerSyntax.
object
's
members are the same.
equals
in class Object
object
 Object to compare to.
object
is equivalent to this
setofinteger attribute, false otherwise.Object.hashCode()
,
Hashtable
public int hashCode()
hashCode
in class Object
Object.equals(java.lang.Object)
,
Hashtable
public String toString()
"i"
if
the lower bound equals the upper bound or
"ij"
otherwise.
toString
in class Object

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