Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

javax.print.attribute.standard
Class PrinterLocation

java.lang.Object
  extended by javax.print.attribute.TextSyntax
      extended by javax.print.attribute.standard.PrinterLocation
All Implemented Interfaces:
Serializable, Cloneable, Attribute, PrintServiceAttribute

public final class PrinterLocation
extends TextSyntax
implements PrintServiceAttribute

Class PrinterLocation is a printing attribute class, a text attribute, that identifies the location of the device. This could include things like: "in Room 123A, second floor of building XYZ".

IPP Compatibility: The string value gives the IPP name value. The locale gives the IPP natural language. The category name returned by getName() gives the IPP attribute name.

See Also:
Serialized Form

Constructor Summary
PrinterLocation(String location, Locale locale)
          Constructs a new printer location attribute with the given location and locale.
 
Method Summary
 boolean equals(Object object)
          Returns whether this printer location attribute is equivalent to the passed in object.
 Class<? extends Attribute> getCategory()
          Get the printing attribute class which is to be used as the "category" for this printing attribute value.
 String getName()
          Get the name of the category of which this attribute value is an instance.
 
Methods inherited from class javax.print.attribute.TextSyntax
getLocale, getValue, hashCode, toString
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, finalize, getClass, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

PrinterLocation

public PrinterLocation(String location,
                       Locale locale)
Constructs a new printer location attribute with the given location and locale.

Parameters:
location - Printer location.
locale - Natural language of the text string. null is interpreted to mean the default locale as returned by Locale.getDefault()
Throws:
NullPointerException - (unchecked exception) Thrown if location is null.
Method Detail

equals

public boolean equals(Object object)
Returns whether this printer location attribute is equivalent to the passed in object. To be equivalent, all of the following conditions must be true:
  1. object is not null.
  2. object is an instance of class PrinterLocation.
  3. This printer location attribute's underlying string and object's underlying string are equal.
  4. This printer location attribute's locale and object's locale are equal.

Overrides:
equals in class TextSyntax
Parameters:
object - Object to compare to.
Returns:
True if object is equivalent to this printer location attribute, false otherwise.
See Also:
Object.hashCode(), Hashtable

getCategory

public final Class<? extends Attribute> getCategory()
Get the printing attribute class which is to be used as the "category" for this printing attribute value.

For class PrinterLocation, the category is class PrinterLocation itself.

Specified by:
getCategory in interface Attribute
Returns:
Printing attribute class (category), an instance of class java.lang.Class.

getName

public final String getName()
Get the name of the category of which this attribute value is an instance.

For class PrinterLocation, the category name is "printer-location".

Specified by:
getName in interface Attribute
Returns:
Attribute category name.

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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