Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

java.awt.datatransfer
Interface FlavorMap

All Known Subinterfaces:
FlavorTable
All Known Implementing Classes:
SystemFlavorMap

public interface FlavorMap

A two-way Map between "natives" (Strings), which correspond to platform- specfic data formats, and "flavors" (DataFlavors), which corerspond to platform-independent MIME types. FlavorMaps need not be symmetric, but typically are.

Since:
1.2

Method Summary
 Map<String,DataFlavor> getFlavorsForNatives(String[] natives)
          Returns a Map of the specified String natives to their corresponding DataFlavor.
 Map<DataFlavor,String> getNativesForFlavors(DataFlavor[] flavors)
          Returns a Map of the specified DataFlavors to their corresponding String native.
 

Method Detail

getNativesForFlavors

Map<DataFlavor,String> getNativesForFlavors(DataFlavor[] flavors)
Returns a Map of the specified DataFlavors to their corresponding String native. The returned Map is a modifiable copy of this FlavorMap's internal data. Client code is free to modify the Map without affecting this object.

Parameters:
flavors - an array of DataFlavors which will be the key set of the returned Map. If null is specified, a mapping of all DataFlavors currently known to this FlavorMap to their corresponding String natives will be returned.
Returns:
a java.util.Map of DataFlavors to String natives

getFlavorsForNatives

Map<String,DataFlavor> getFlavorsForNatives(String[] natives)
Returns a Map of the specified String natives to their corresponding DataFlavor. The returned Map is a modifiable copy of this FlavorMap's internal data. Client code is free to modify the Map without affecting this object.

Parameters:
natives - an array of Strings which will be the key set of the returned Map. If null is specified, a mapping of all String natives currently known to this FlavorMap to their corresponding DataFlavors will be returned.
Returns:
a java.util.Map of String natives to DataFlavors

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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