Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

javax.swing.table
Class TableStringConverter

java.lang.Object
  extended by javax.swing.table.TableStringConverter

public abstract class TableStringConverter
extends Object

TableStringConverter is used to convert objects from the model into strings. This is useful in filtering and searching when the model returns objects that do not have meaningful toString implementations.

Since:
1.6

Constructor Summary
TableStringConverter()
           
 
Method Summary
abstract  String toString(TableModel model, int row, int column)
          Returns the string representation of the value at the specified location.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

TableStringConverter

public TableStringConverter()
Method Detail

toString

public abstract String toString(TableModel model,
                                int row,
                                int column)
Returns the string representation of the value at the specified location.

Parameters:
model - the TableModel to fetch the value from
row - the row the string is being requested for
column - the column the string is being requested for
Returns:
the string representation. This should never return null.
Throws:
NullPointerException - if model is null
IndexOutOfBoundsException - if the arguments are outside the bounds of the model

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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