Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

Uses of Class
java.util.prefs.Preferences

Packages that use Preferences
java.util.prefs This package allows applications to store and retrieve user and system preference and configuration data. 
 

Uses of Preferences in java.util.prefs
 

Subclasses of Preferences in java.util.prefs
 class AbstractPreferences
          This class provides a skeletal implementation of the Preferences class, greatly easing the task of implementing it.
 

Methods in java.util.prefs that return Preferences
 Preferences NodeChangeEvent.getChild()
          Returns the node that was added or removed.
 Preferences PreferenceChangeEvent.getNode()
          Returns the preference node that emitted the event.
 Preferences NodeChangeEvent.getParent()
          Returns the parent of the node that was added or removed.
 Preferences AbstractPreferences.node(String path)
          Implements the node method as per the specification in node(String).
abstract  Preferences Preferences.node(String pathName)
          Returns the named preference node in the same tree as this node, creating it and any of its ancestors if they do not already exist.
 Preferences AbstractPreferences.parent()
          Implements the parent method as per the specification in parent().
abstract  Preferences Preferences.parent()
          Returns the parent of this preference node, or null if this is the root.
static Preferences Preferences.systemNodeForPackage(Class<?> c)
          Returns the preference node from the system preference tree that is associated (by convention) with the specified class's package.
 Preferences PreferencesFactory.systemRoot()
          Returns the system root preference node.
static Preferences Preferences.systemRoot()
          Returns the root preference node for the system.
static Preferences Preferences.userNodeForPackage(Class<?> c)
          Returns the preference node from the calling user's preference tree that is associated (by convention) with the specified class's package.
 Preferences PreferencesFactory.userRoot()
          Returns the user root preference node corresponding to the calling user.
static Preferences Preferences.userRoot()
          Returns the root preference node for the calling user.
 

Constructors in java.util.prefs with parameters of type Preferences
NodeChangeEvent(Preferences parent, Preferences child)
          Constructs a new NodeChangeEvent instance.
PreferenceChangeEvent(Preferences node, String key, String newValue)
          Constructs a new PreferenceChangeEvent instance.
 


Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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