Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

java.text.spi
Class NumberFormatProvider

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

public abstract class NumberFormatProvider
extends LocaleServiceProvider

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

Since:
1.6

Constructor Summary
protected NumberFormatProvider()
          Sole constructor.
 
Method Summary
abstract  NumberFormat getCurrencyInstance(Locale locale)
          Returns a new NumberFormat instance which formats monetary values for the specified locale.
abstract  NumberFormat getIntegerInstance(Locale locale)
          Returns a new NumberFormat instance which formats integer values for the specified locale.
abstract  NumberFormat getNumberInstance(Locale locale)
          Returns a new general-purpose NumberFormat instance for the specified locale.
abstract  NumberFormat getPercentInstance(Locale locale)
          Returns a new NumberFormat instance which formats percentage values for the specified 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

NumberFormatProvider

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

Method Detail

getCurrencyInstance

public abstract NumberFormat getCurrencyInstance(Locale locale)
Returns a new NumberFormat instance which formats monetary values for the specified locale.

Parameters:
locale - the desired locale.
Returns:
a currency formatter
Throws:
NullPointerException - if locale is null
IllegalArgumentException - if locale isn't one of the locales returned from getAvailableLocales().
See Also:
NumberFormat.getCurrencyInstance(java.util.Locale)

getIntegerInstance

public abstract NumberFormat getIntegerInstance(Locale locale)
Returns a new NumberFormat instance which formats integer values for the specified locale. The returned number format is configured to round floating point numbers to the nearest integer using half-even rounding (see HALF_EVEN) for formatting, and to parse only the integer part of an input string (see isParseIntegerOnly).

Parameters:
locale - the desired locale
Returns:
a number format for integer values
Throws:
NullPointerException - if locale is null
IllegalArgumentException - if locale isn't one of the locales returned from getAvailableLocales().
See Also:
NumberFormat.getIntegerInstance(java.util.Locale)

getNumberInstance

public abstract NumberFormat getNumberInstance(Locale locale)
Returns a new general-purpose NumberFormat instance for the specified locale.

Parameters:
locale - the desired locale
Returns:
a general-purpose number formatter
Throws:
NullPointerException - if locale is null
IllegalArgumentException - if locale isn't one of the locales returned from getAvailableLocales().
See Also:
NumberFormat.getNumberInstance(java.util.Locale)

getPercentInstance

public abstract NumberFormat getPercentInstance(Locale locale)
Returns a new NumberFormat instance which formats percentage values for the specified locale.

Parameters:
locale - the desired locale
Returns:
a percent formatter
Throws:
NullPointerException - if locale is null
IllegalArgumentException - if locale isn't one of the locales returned from getAvailableLocales().
See Also:
NumberFormat.getPercentInstance(java.util.Locale)

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