Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

Uses of Class
java.text.Format

Packages that use Format
java.text Provides classes and interfaces for handling text, dates, numbers, and messages in a manner independent of natural languages. 
javax.swing Provides a set of "lightweight" (all-Java language) components that, to the maximum degree possible, work the same on all platforms. 
javax.swing.text Provides classes and interfaces that deal with editable and noneditable text components. 
 

Uses of Format in java.text
 

Subclasses of Format in java.text
 class ChoiceFormat
          A ChoiceFormat allows you to attach a format to a range of numbers.
 class DateFormat
          DateFormat is an abstract class for date/time formatting subclasses which formats and parses dates or time in a language-independent manner.
 class DecimalFormat
          DecimalFormat is a concrete subclass of NumberFormat that formats decimal numbers.
 class MessageFormat
          MessageFormat provides a means to produce concatenated messages in a language-neutral way.
 class NumberFormat
          NumberFormat is the abstract base class for all number formats.
 class SimpleDateFormat
          SimpleDateFormat is a concrete class for formatting and parsing dates in a locale-sensitive manner.
 

Methods in java.text that return Format
 Format[] MessageFormat.getFormats()
          Gets the formats used for the format elements in the previously set pattern string.
 Format[] MessageFormat.getFormatsByArgumentIndex()
          Gets the formats used for the values passed into format methods or returned from parse methods.
 

Methods in java.text with parameters of type Format
 void MessageFormat.setFormat(int formatElementIndex, Format newFormat)
          Sets the format to use for the format element with the given format element index within the previously set pattern string.
 void MessageFormat.setFormatByArgumentIndex(int argumentIndex, Format newFormat)
          Sets the format to use for the format elements within the previously set pattern string that use the given argument index.
 void MessageFormat.setFormats(Format[] newFormats)
          Sets the formats to use for the format elements in the previously set pattern string.
 void MessageFormat.setFormatsByArgumentIndex(Format[] newFormats)
          Sets the formats to use for the values passed into format methods or returned from parse methods.
 

Uses of Format in javax.swing
 

Constructors in javax.swing with parameters of type Format
JFormattedTextField(Format format)
          Creates a JFormattedTextField.
 

Uses of Format in javax.swing.text
 

Methods in javax.swing.text that return Format
 Format InternationalFormatter.getFormat()
          Returns the format that dictates the legal values that can be edited and displayed.
 

Methods in javax.swing.text with parameters of type Format
 void InternationalFormatter.setFormat(Format format)
          Sets the format that dictates the legal values that can be edited and displayed.
 void NumberFormatter.setFormat(Format format)
          Sets the format that dictates the legal values that can be edited and displayed.
 

Constructors in javax.swing.text with parameters of type Format
InternationalFormatter(Format format)
          Creates an InternationalFormatter with the specified Format instance.
 


Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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