Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

javax.swing.text
Class ZoneView

java.lang.Object
  extended by javax.swing.text.View
      extended by javax.swing.text.CompositeView
          extended by javax.swing.text.BoxView
              extended by javax.swing.text.ZoneView
All Implemented Interfaces:
SwingConstants

public class ZoneView
extends BoxView

ZoneView is a View implementation that creates zones for which the child views are not created or stored until they are needed for display or model/view translations. This enables a substantial reduction in memory consumption for situations where the model being represented is very large, by building view objects only for the region being actively viewed/edited. The size of the children can be estimated in some way, or calculated asynchronously with only the result being saved.

ZoneView extends BoxView to provide a box that implements zones for its children. The zones are special View implementations (the children of an instance of this class) that represent only a portion of the model that an instance of ZoneView is responsible for. The zones don't create child views until an attempt is made to display them. A box shaped view is well suited to this because:

The default behavior is controled by two properties, maxZoneSize and maxZonesLoaded. Setting maxZoneSize to Integer.MAX_VALUE would have the effect of causing only one zone to be created. This would effectively turn the view into an implementation of the decorator pattern. Setting maxZonesLoaded to a value of Integer.MAX_VALUE would cause zones to never be unloaded. For simplicity, zones are created on boundaries represented by the child elements of the element the view is responsible for. The zones can be any View implementation, but the default implementation is based upon AsyncBoxView which supports fairly large zones efficiently.

Since:
1.3
See Also:
View

Field Summary
 
Fields inherited from class javax.swing.text.View
BadBreakWeight, ExcellentBreakWeight, ForcedBreakWeight, GoodBreakWeight, X_AXIS, Y_AXIS
 
Fields inherited from interface javax.swing.SwingConstants
BOTTOM, CENTER, EAST, HORIZONTAL, LEADING, LEFT, NEXT, NORTH, NORTH_EAST, NORTH_WEST, PREVIOUS, RIGHT, SOUTH, SOUTH_EAST, SOUTH_WEST, TOP, TRAILING, VERTICAL, WEST
 
Constructor Summary
ZoneView(Element elem, int axis)
          Constructs a ZoneView.
 
Method Summary
protected  View createZone(int p0, int p1)
          Create a view to represent a zone for the given range within the model (which should be within the range of this objects responsibility).
 int getMaximumZoneSize()
          Get the current maximum zone size.
 int getMaxZonesLoaded()
          Get the current setting of the number of zones allowed to be loaded at the same time.
protected  int getViewIndexAtPosition(int pos)
          Returns the child view index representing the given position in the model.
 void insertUpdate(DocumentEvent changes, Shape a, ViewFactory f)
          Gives notification that something was inserted into the document in a location that this view is responsible for.
protected  boolean isZoneLoaded(View zone)
          Determine if a zone is in the loaded state.
protected  void loadChildren(ViewFactory f)
          Loads all of the children to initialize the view.
 void removeUpdate(DocumentEvent changes, Shape a, ViewFactory f)
          Gives notification that something was removed from the document in a location that this view is responsible for.
 void setMaximumZoneSize(int size)
          Set the desired maximum zone size.
 void setMaxZonesLoaded(int mzl)
          Sets the current setting of the number of zones allowed to be loaded at the same time.
protected  void unloadZone(View zone)
          Unload a zone (Convert the zone to its memory saving state).
protected  boolean updateChildren(DocumentEvent.ElementChange ec, DocumentEvent e, ViewFactory f)
          The superclass behavior will try to update the child views which is not desired in this case, since the children are zones and not directly effected by the changes to the associated element.
protected  void zoneWasLoaded(View zone)
          Called by a zone when it gets loaded.
 
Methods inherited from class javax.swing.text.BoxView
baselineLayout, baselineRequirements, calculateMajorAxisRequirements, calculateMinorAxisRequirements, childAllocation, flipEastAndWestAtEnds, forwardUpdate, getAlignment, getAxis, getChildAllocation, getHeight, getMaximumSpan, getMinimumSpan, getOffset, getPreferredSpan, getResizeWeight, getSpan, getViewAtPoint, getWidth, isAfter, isAllocationValid, isBefore, isLayoutValid, layout, layoutChanged, layoutMajorAxis, layoutMinorAxis, modelToView, paint, paintChild, preferenceChanged, replace, setAxis, setSize, viewToModel
 
Methods inherited from class javax.swing.text.CompositeView
getBottomInset, getInsideAllocation, getLeftInset, getNextEastWestVisualPositionFrom, getNextNorthSouthVisualPositionFrom, getNextVisualPositionFrom, getRightInset, getTopInset, getView, getViewAtPosition, getViewCount, getViewIndex, modelToView, setInsets, setParagraphInsets, setParent
 
Methods inherited from class javax.swing.text.View
append, breakView, changedUpdate, createFragment, forwardUpdateToView, getAttributes, getBreakWeight, getContainer, getDocument, getElement, getEndOffset, getGraphics, getParent, getStartOffset, getToolTipText, getViewFactory, getViewIndex, insert, isVisible, modelToView, remove, removeAll, updateLayout, viewToModel
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

ZoneView

public ZoneView(Element elem,
                int axis)
Constructs a ZoneView.

Parameters:
elem - the element this view is responsible for
axis - either View.X_AXIS or View.Y_AXIS
Method Detail

getMaximumZoneSize

public int getMaximumZoneSize()
Get the current maximum zone size.


setMaximumZoneSize

public void setMaximumZoneSize(int size)
Set the desired maximum zone size. A zone may get larger than this size if a single child view is larger than this size since zones are formed on child view boundaries.

Parameters:
size - the number of characters the zone may represent before attempting to break the zone into a smaller size.

getMaxZonesLoaded

public int getMaxZonesLoaded()
Get the current setting of the number of zones allowed to be loaded at the same time.


setMaxZonesLoaded

public void setMaxZonesLoaded(int mzl)
Sets the current setting of the number of zones allowed to be loaded at the same time. This will throw an IllegalArgumentException if mzl is less than 1.

Parameters:
mzl - the desired maximum number of zones to be actively loaded, must be greater than 0
Throws:
IllegalArgumentException - if mzl is < 1

zoneWasLoaded

protected void zoneWasLoaded(View zone)
Called by a zone when it gets loaded. This happens when an attempt is made to display or perform a model/view translation on a zone that was in an unloaded state. This is imlemented to check if the maximum number of zones was reached and to unload the oldest zone if so.

Parameters:
zone - the child view that was just loaded.

unloadZone

protected void unloadZone(View zone)
Unload a zone (Convert the zone to its memory saving state). The zones are expected to represent a subset of the child elements of the element this view is responsible for. Therefore, the default implementation is to simple remove all the children.

Parameters:
zone - the child view desired to be set to an unloaded state.

isZoneLoaded

protected boolean isZoneLoaded(View zone)
Determine if a zone is in the loaded state. The zones are expected to represent a subset of the child elements of the element this view is responsible for. Therefore, the default implementation is to return true if the view has children.


createZone

protected View createZone(int p0,
                          int p1)
Create a view to represent a zone for the given range within the model (which should be within the range of this objects responsibility). This is called by the zone management logic to create new zones. Subclasses can provide a different implementation for a zone by changing this method.

Parameters:
p0 - the start of the desired zone. This should be >= getStartOffset() and < getEndOffset(). This value should also be < p1.
p1 - the end of the desired zone. This should be > getStartOffset() and <= getEndOffset(). This value should also be > p0.

loadChildren

protected void loadChildren(ViewFactory f)
Loads all of the children to initialize the view. This is called by the setParent method. This is reimplemented to not load any children directly (as they are created by the zones). This method creates the initial set of zones. Zones don't actually get populated however until an attempt is made to display them or to do model/view coordinate translation.

Overrides:
loadChildren in class CompositeView
Parameters:
f - the view factory
See Also:
CompositeView.setParent(javax.swing.text.View)

getViewIndexAtPosition

protected int getViewIndexAtPosition(int pos)
Returns the child view index representing the given position in the model.

Overrides:
getViewIndexAtPosition in class CompositeView
Parameters:
pos - the position >= 0
Returns:
index of the view representing the given position, or -1 if no view represents that position

updateChildren

protected boolean updateChildren(DocumentEvent.ElementChange ec,
                                 DocumentEvent e,
                                 ViewFactory f)
The superclass behavior will try to update the child views which is not desired in this case, since the children are zones and not directly effected by the changes to the associated element. This is reimplemented to do nothing and return false.

Overrides:
updateChildren in class View
Parameters:
ec - the change information for the element this view is responsible for. This should not be null if this method gets called
e - the change information from the associated document
f - the factory to use to build child views
Returns:
whether or not the child views represent the child elements of the element this view is responsible for. Some views create children that represent a portion of the element they are responsible for, and should return false. This information is used to determine if views in the range of the added elements should be forwarded to or not
See Also:
View.insertUpdate(javax.swing.event.DocumentEvent, java.awt.Shape, javax.swing.text.ViewFactory), View.removeUpdate(javax.swing.event.DocumentEvent, java.awt.Shape, javax.swing.text.ViewFactory), View.changedUpdate(javax.swing.event.DocumentEvent, java.awt.Shape, javax.swing.text.ViewFactory)

insertUpdate

public void insertUpdate(DocumentEvent changes,
                         Shape a,
                         ViewFactory f)
Gives notification that something was inserted into the document in a location that this view is responsible for. This is largely delegated to the superclass, but is reimplemented to update the relevant zone (i.e. determine if a zone needs to be split into a set of 2 or more zones).

Overrides:
insertUpdate in class View
Parameters:
changes - the change information from the associated document
a - the current allocation of the view
f - the factory to use to rebuild if the view has children
See Also:
View.insertUpdate(javax.swing.event.DocumentEvent, java.awt.Shape, javax.swing.text.ViewFactory)

removeUpdate

public void removeUpdate(DocumentEvent changes,
                         Shape a,
                         ViewFactory f)
Gives notification that something was removed from the document in a location that this view is responsible for. This is largely delegated to the superclass, but is reimplemented to update the relevant zones (i.e. determine if zones need to be removed or joined with another zone).

Overrides:
removeUpdate in class View
Parameters:
changes - the change information from the associated document
a - the current allocation of the view
f - the factory to use to rebuild if the view has children
See Also:
View.removeUpdate(javax.swing.event.DocumentEvent, java.awt.Shape, javax.swing.text.ViewFactory)

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