Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

java.text.spi
Class BreakIteratorProvider

java.lang.Object
  extended by java.util.spi.LocaleServiceProvider
      extended by java.text.spi.BreakIteratorProvider

public abstract class BreakIteratorProvider
extends LocaleServiceProvider

An abstract class for service providers that provide concrete implementations of the BreakIterator class.

Since:
1.6

Constructor Summary
protected BreakIteratorProvider()
          Sole constructor.
 
Method Summary
abstract  BreakIterator getCharacterInstance(Locale locale)
          Returns a new BreakIterator instance for character breaks for the given locale.
abstract  BreakIterator getLineInstance(Locale locale)
          Returns a new BreakIterator instance for line breaks for the given locale.
abstract  BreakIterator getSentenceInstance(Locale locale)
          Returns a new BreakIterator instance for sentence breaks for the given locale.
abstract  BreakIterator getWordInstance(Locale locale)
          Returns a new BreakIterator instance for word breaks for the given locale.
 
Methods inherited from class java.util.spi.LocaleServiceProvider
getAvailableLocales
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

BreakIteratorProvider

protected BreakIteratorProvider()
Sole constructor. (For invocation by subclass constructors, typically implicit.)

Method Detail

getWordInstance

public abstract BreakIterator getWordInstance(Locale locale)
Returns a new BreakIterator instance for word breaks for the given locale.

Parameters:
locale - the desired locale
Returns:
A break iterator for word breaks
Throws:
NullPointerException - if locale is null
IllegalArgumentException - if locale isn't one of the locales returned from getAvailableLocales().
See Also:
BreakIterator.getWordInstance(java.util.Locale)

getLineInstance

public abstract BreakIterator getLineInstance(Locale locale)
Returns a new BreakIterator instance for line breaks for the given locale.

Parameters:
locale - the desired locale
Returns:
A break iterator for line breaks
Throws:
NullPointerException - if locale is null
IllegalArgumentException - if locale isn't one of the locales returned from getAvailableLocales().
See Also:
BreakIterator.getLineInstance(java.util.Locale)

getCharacterInstance

public abstract BreakIterator getCharacterInstance(Locale locale)
Returns a new BreakIterator instance for character breaks for the given locale.

Parameters:
locale - the desired locale
Returns:
A break iterator for character breaks
Throws:
NullPointerException - if locale is null
IllegalArgumentException - if locale isn't one of the locales returned from getAvailableLocales().
See Also:
BreakIterator.getCharacterInstance(java.util.Locale)

getSentenceInstance

public abstract BreakIterator getSentenceInstance(Locale locale)
Returns a new BreakIterator instance for sentence breaks for the given locale.

Parameters:
locale - the desired locale
Returns:
A break iterator for sentence breaks
Throws:
NullPointerException - if locale is null
IllegalArgumentException - if locale isn't one of the locales returned from getAvailableLocales().
See Also:
BreakIterator.getSentenceInstance(java.util.Locale)

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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