Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

javax.swing.text
Interface MutableAttributeSet

All Superinterfaces:
AttributeSet
All Known Subinterfaces:
Style
All Known Implementing Classes:
AbstractDocument.AbstractElement, AbstractDocument.BranchElement, AbstractDocument.LeafElement, DefaultStyledDocument.SectionElement, HTMLDocument.BlockElement, HTMLDocument.RunElement, SimpleAttributeSet, StyleContext.NamedStyle

public interface MutableAttributeSet
extends AttributeSet

A generic interface for a mutable collection of unique attributes. Implementations will probably want to provide a constructor of the form: public XXXAttributeSet(ConstAttributeSet source);


Nested Class Summary
 
Nested classes/interfaces inherited from interface javax.swing.text.AttributeSet
AttributeSet.CharacterAttribute, AttributeSet.ColorAttribute, AttributeSet.FontAttribute, AttributeSet.ParagraphAttribute
 
Field Summary
 
Fields inherited from interface javax.swing.text.AttributeSet
NameAttribute, ResolveAttribute
 
Method Summary
 void addAttribute(Object name, Object value)
          Creates a new attribute set similar to this one except that it contains an attribute with the given name and value.
 void addAttributes(AttributeSet attributes)
          Creates a new attribute set similar to this one except that it contains the given attributes and values.
 void removeAttribute(Object name)
          Removes an attribute with the given name.
 void removeAttributes(AttributeSet attributes)
          Removes a set of attributes with the given name.
 void removeAttributes(Enumeration<?> names)
          Removes an attribute set with the given names.
 void setResolveParent(AttributeSet parent)
          Sets the resolving parent.
 
Methods inherited from interface javax.swing.text.AttributeSet
containsAttribute, containsAttributes, copyAttributes, getAttribute, getAttributeCount, getAttributeNames, getResolveParent, isDefined, isEqual
 

Method Detail

addAttribute

void addAttribute(Object name,
                  Object value)
Creates a new attribute set similar to this one except that it contains an attribute with the given name and value. The object must be immutable, or not mutated by any client.

Parameters:
name - the name
value - the value

addAttributes

void addAttributes(AttributeSet attributes)
Creates a new attribute set similar to this one except that it contains the given attributes and values.

Parameters:
attributes - the set of attributes

removeAttribute

void removeAttribute(Object name)
Removes an attribute with the given name.

Parameters:
name - the attribute name

removeAttributes

void removeAttributes(Enumeration<?> names)
Removes an attribute set with the given names.

Parameters:
names - the set of names

removeAttributes

void removeAttributes(AttributeSet attributes)
Removes a set of attributes with the given name.

Parameters:
attributes - the set of attributes

setResolveParent

void setResolveParent(AttributeSet parent)
Sets the resolving parent. This is the set of attributes to resolve through if an attribute isn't defined locally.

Parameters:
parent - the parent

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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