Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

Uses of Interface
javax.lang.model.element.Element

Packages that use Element
javax.annotation.processing Facilities for declaring annotation processors and for allowing annotation processors to communicate with an annotation processing tool environment. 
javax.lang.model.element Interfaces used to model elements of the Java programming language. 
javax.lang.model.type Interfaces used to model Java programming language types. 
javax.lang.model.util Utilities to assist in the processing of program elements and types
 

Uses of Element in javax.annotation.processing
 

Methods in javax.annotation.processing that return types with arguments of type Element
 Set<? extends Element> RoundEnvironment.getElementsAnnotatedWith(Class<? extends Annotation> a)
          Returns the elements annotated with the given annotation type.
 Set<? extends Element> RoundEnvironment.getElementsAnnotatedWith(TypeElement a)
          Returns the elements annotated with the given annotation type.
 Set<? extends Element> RoundEnvironment.getRootElements()
          Returns the root elements for annotation processing generated by the prior round.
 

Methods in javax.annotation.processing with parameters of type Element
 JavaFileObject Filer.createClassFile(CharSequence name, Element... originatingElements)
          Creates a new class file, and returns an object to allow writing to it.
 FileObject Filer.createResource(JavaFileManager.Location location, CharSequence pkg, CharSequence relativeName, Element... originatingElements)
          Creates a new auxiliary resource file for writing and returns a file object for it.
 JavaFileObject Filer.createSourceFile(CharSequence name, Element... originatingElements)
          Creates a new source file and returns an object to allow writing to it.
 Iterable<? extends Completion> AbstractProcessor.getCompletions(Element element, AnnotationMirror annotation, ExecutableElement member, String userText)
          Returns an empty iterable of completions.
 Iterable<? extends Completion> Processor.getCompletions(Element element, AnnotationMirror annotation, ExecutableElement member, String userText)
          Returns to the tool infrastructure an iterable of suggested completions to an annotation.
 void Messager.printMessage(Diagnostic.Kind kind, CharSequence msg, Element e)
          Prints a message of the specified kind at the location of the element.
 void Messager.printMessage(Diagnostic.Kind kind, CharSequence msg, Element e, AnnotationMirror a)
          Prints a message of the specified kind at the location of the annotation mirror of the annotated element.
 void Messager.printMessage(Diagnostic.Kind kind, CharSequence msg, Element e, AnnotationMirror a, AnnotationValue v)
          Prints a message of the specified kind at the location of the annotation value inside the annotation mirror of the annotated element.
 

Uses of Element in javax.lang.model.element
 

Subinterfaces of Element in javax.lang.model.element
 interface ExecutableElement
          Represents a method, constructor, or initializer (static or instance) of a class or interface, including annotation type elements.
 interface PackageElement
          Represents a package program element.
 interface TypeElement
          Represents a class or interface program element.
 interface TypeParameterElement
          Represents a formal type parameter of a generic class, interface, method, or constructor element.
 interface VariableElement
          Represents a field, enum constant, method or constructor parameter, local variable, or exception parameter.
 

Methods in javax.lang.model.element that return Element
 Element Element.getEnclosingElement()
          Returns the innermost element within which this element is, loosely speaking, enclosed.
 Element TypeParameterElement.getGenericElement()
          Returns the generic class, interface, method, or constructor that is parameterized by this type parameter.
 Element UnknownElementException.getUnknownElement()
          Returns the unknown element.
 

Methods in javax.lang.model.element that return types with arguments of type Element
 List<? extends Element> Element.getEnclosedElements()
          Returns the elements that are, loosely speaking, directly enclosed by this element.
 

Methods in javax.lang.model.element with parameters of type Element
 R ElementVisitor.visit(Element e)
          A convenience method equivalent to v.visit(e, null).
 R ElementVisitor.visit(Element e, P p)
          Visits an element.
 R ElementVisitor.visitUnknown(Element e, P p)
          Visits an unknown kind of element.
 

Constructors in javax.lang.model.element with parameters of type Element
UnknownElementException(Element e, Object p)
          Creates a new UnknownElementException.
 

Uses of Element in javax.lang.model.type
 

Methods in javax.lang.model.type that return Element
 Element TypeVariable.asElement()
          Returns the element corresponding to this type variable.
 Element DeclaredType.asElement()
          Returns the element corresponding to this type.
 

Uses of Element in javax.lang.model.util
 

Methods in javax.lang.model.util that return Element
 Element Types.asElement(TypeMirror t)
          Returns the element corresponding to a type.
 

Methods in javax.lang.model.util that return types with arguments of type Element
 List<? extends Element> Elements.getAllMembers(TypeElement type)
          Returns all members of a type element, whether inherited or declared directly.
 

Methods in javax.lang.model.util with parameters of type Element
 TypeMirror Types.asMemberOf(DeclaredType containing, Element element)
          Returns the type of an element when that element is viewed as a member of, or otherwise directly contained by, a given type.
protected  R SimpleElementVisitor6.defaultAction(Element e, P p)
          The default action for visit methods.
 List<? extends AnnotationMirror> Elements.getAllAnnotationMirrors(Element e)
          Returns all annotations of an element, whether inherited or directly present.
 String Elements.getDocComment(Element e)
          Returns the text of the documentation ("Javadoc") comment of an element.
 PackageElement Elements.getPackageOf(Element type)
          Returns the package of an element.
 boolean Elements.hides(Element hider, Element hidden)
          Tests whether one type, method, or field hides another.
 boolean Elements.isDeprecated(Element e)
          Returns true if the element is deprecated, false otherwise.
 void Elements.printElements(Writer w, Element... elements)
          Prints a representation of the elements to the given writer in the specified order.
 R ElementScanner6.scan(Element e)
          Convenience method equivalent to v.scan(e, null).
 R ElementScanner6.scan(Element e, P p)
          Processes an element by calling e.accept(this, p); this method may be overridden by subclasses.
 R AbstractElementVisitor6.visit(Element e)
          Visits any program element as if by passing itself to that element's accept method and passing null for the additional parameter.
 R AbstractElementVisitor6.visit(Element e, P p)
          Visits any program element as if by passing itself to that element's accept method.
 R AbstractElementVisitor6.visitUnknown(Element e, P p)
          Visits an unknown kind of element.
 

Method parameters in javax.lang.model.util with type arguments of type Element
static List<ExecutableElement> ElementFilter.constructorsIn(Iterable<? extends Element> elements)
          Returns a list of constructors in elements.
static Set<ExecutableElement> ElementFilter.constructorsIn(Set<? extends Element> elements)
          Returns a set of constructors in elements.
static List<VariableElement> ElementFilter.fieldsIn(Iterable<? extends Element> elements)
          Returns a list of fields in elements.
static Set<VariableElement> ElementFilter.fieldsIn(Set<? extends Element> elements)
          Returns a set of fields in elements.
static List<ExecutableElement> ElementFilter.methodsIn(Iterable<? extends Element> elements)
          Returns a list of methods in elements.
static Set<ExecutableElement> ElementFilter.methodsIn(Set<? extends Element> elements)
          Returns a set of methods in elements.
static List<PackageElement> ElementFilter.packagesIn(Iterable<? extends Element> elements)
          Returns a list of packages in elements.
static Set<PackageElement> ElementFilter.packagesIn(Set<? extends Element> elements)
          Returns a set of packages in elements.
 R ElementScanner6.scan(Iterable<? extends Element> iterable, P p)
          Iterates over the given elements and calls scan(Element, P) on each one.
static List<TypeElement> ElementFilter.typesIn(Iterable<? extends Element> elements)
          Returns a list of types in elements.
static Set<TypeElement> ElementFilter.typesIn(Set<? extends Element> elements)
          Returns a set of types in elements.
 


Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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