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Oracle® OLAP Java API Reference
11g Release 1 (11.1)

B28128-03


oracle.olapi.metadata.mdm
Class MdmDescriptionType

java.lang.Object
  extended by oracle.olapi.metadata.mdm.MdmDescriptionType


public class MdmDescriptionType
extends java.lang.Object

Represents a type of description for an MdmDescription. Static methods of this class return standard types of descriptions such as name, plural name, description, long description, and others. An application can create other types of descriptions by constructing new MdmDescriptionType objects.

An application specifies an MdmDescriptionType when calling the findOrCreateDescription method of an MdmObject, which returns an MdmDescription.

See Also:
MdmDescription

Constructor Summary
MdmDescriptionType(java.lang.String type)
          Creates a new MdmDescriptionType of the specified type.
MdmDescriptionType(java.lang.String type, MdmDescriptionType defaultType)
          Creates a new MdmDescriptionType of the specified type and specifies a default description type.

 

Method Summary
static MdmDescriptionType getDescriptionDescriptionType()
          Gets an MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a description to associate with an MdmObject.
 java.lang.String getDescriptiveType()
          Gets the description type of this MdmDescriptionType.
 MdmDescriptionType getDescriptiveTypeDefault()
          Gets the default description type associated with this MdmDescriptionType.
static MdmDescriptionType getLongDescriptionDescriptionType()
          Gets an MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a long description to associate with an MdmObject.
static MdmDescriptionType getLongNameDescriptionType()
          Gets an MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a long version of a name to associate with an MdmObject.
static MdmDescriptionType getLongPluralNameDescriptionType()
          Gets an MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a long plural name to associate with an MdmObject.
static MdmDescriptionType getNameDescriptionType()
          Gets an MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a name to associate with an MdmObject.
static MdmDescriptionType getPluralNameDescriptionType()
          Gets an MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a plural name to associate with an MdmObject.
static MdmDescriptionType getShortDescriptionDescriptionType()
          Gets an MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a short description to associate with an MdmObject.
static MdmDescriptionType getShortNameDescriptionType()
          Gets an MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a short version of a name to associate with an MdmObject.
static MdmDescriptionType getShortPluralNameDescriptionType()
          Gets an MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a short plural name to associate with an MdmObject.

 

Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait

 

Constructor Detail

MdmDescriptionType

public MdmDescriptionType(java.lang.String type)
Creates a new MdmDescriptionType of the specified type.
Parameters:
type - A String that specifies the type of the new MdmDescriptionType.

MdmDescriptionType

public MdmDescriptionType(java.lang.String type,
                          MdmDescriptionType defaultType)
Creates a new MdmDescriptionType of the specified type and specifies a default description type.
Parameters:
type - A String that specifies the type of the new MdmDescriptionType.
defaultType - The MdmDescriptionType to use as the default type.

Method Detail

getDescriptiveTypeDefault

public final MdmDescriptionType getDescriptiveTypeDefault()
Gets the default description type associated with this MdmDescriptionType.
Returns:
An MdmDescriptionType that is the default type specified for this MdmDescriptionType.

getDescriptiveType

public final java.lang.String getDescriptiveType()
Gets the description type of this MdmDescriptionType.
Returns:
A String that contains the name of the type of description that this MdmDescriptionType represents.

getNameDescriptionType

public static MdmDescriptionType getNameDescriptionType()
Gets an MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a name to associate with an MdmObject.
Returns:
An MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a name.

getShortNameDescriptionType

public static MdmDescriptionType getShortNameDescriptionType()
Gets an MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a short version of a name to associate with an MdmObject.
Returns:
An MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a short name.

getLongNameDescriptionType

public static MdmDescriptionType getLongNameDescriptionType()
Gets an MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a long version of a name to associate with an MdmObject.
Returns:
An MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a long name.

getShortPluralNameDescriptionType

public static MdmDescriptionType getShortPluralNameDescriptionType()
Gets an MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a short plural name to associate with an MdmObject.
Returns:
An MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a short plural name.

getPluralNameDescriptionType

public static MdmDescriptionType getPluralNameDescriptionType()
Gets an MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a plural name to associate with an MdmObject.
Returns:
An MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a plural name.

getLongPluralNameDescriptionType

public static MdmDescriptionType getLongPluralNameDescriptionType()
Gets an MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a long plural name to associate with an MdmObject.
Returns:
An MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a long plural name.

getDescriptionDescriptionType

public static MdmDescriptionType getDescriptionDescriptionType()
Gets an MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a description to associate with an MdmObject.
Returns:
An MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a description.

getShortDescriptionDescriptionType

public static MdmDescriptionType getShortDescriptionDescriptionType()
Gets an MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a short description to associate with an MdmObject.
Returns:
An MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a short description.

getLongDescriptionDescriptionType

public static MdmDescriptionType getLongDescriptionDescriptionType()
Gets an MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a long description to associate with an MdmObject.
Returns:
An MdmDescriptionType for an MdmDescription that represents a long description.

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