Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

javax.xml.transform.sax
Class SAXTransformerFactory

java.lang.Object
  extended by javax.xml.transform.TransformerFactory
      extended by javax.xml.transform.sax.SAXTransformerFactory

public abstract class SAXTransformerFactory
extends TransformerFactory

This class extends TransformerFactory to provide SAX-specific factory methods. It provides two types of ContentHandlers, one for creating Transformers, the other for creating Templates objects.

If an application wants to set the ErrorHandler or EntityResolver for an XMLReader used during a transformation, it should use a URIResolver to return the SAXSource which provides (with getXMLReader) a reference to the XMLReader.


Field Summary
static String FEATURE
          If TransformerFactory.getFeature(java.lang.String) returns true when passed this value as an argument, the TransformerFactory returned from TransformerFactory.newInstance() may be safely cast to a SAXTransformerFactory.
static String FEATURE_XMLFILTER
          If TransformerFactory.getFeature(java.lang.String) returns true when passed this value as an argument, the newXMLFilter(Source src) and newXMLFilter(Templates templates) methods are supported.
 
Constructor Summary
protected SAXTransformerFactory()
          The default constructor is protected on purpose.
 
Method Summary
abstract  TemplatesHandler newTemplatesHandler()
          Get a TemplatesHandler object that can process SAX ContentHandler events into a Templates object.
abstract  TransformerHandler newTransformerHandler()
          Get a TransformerHandler object that can process SAX ContentHandler events into a Result.
abstract  TransformerHandler newTransformerHandler(Source src)
          Get a TransformerHandler object that can process SAX ContentHandler events into a Result, based on the transformation instructions specified by the argument.
abstract  TransformerHandler newTransformerHandler(Templates templates)
          Get a TransformerHandler object that can process SAX ContentHandler events into a Result, based on the Templates argument.
abstract  XMLFilter newXMLFilter(Source src)
          Create an XMLFilter that uses the given Source as the transformation instructions.
abstract  XMLFilter newXMLFilter(Templates templates)
          Create an XMLFilter, based on the Templates argument..
 
Methods inherited from class javax.xml.transform.TransformerFactory
getAssociatedStylesheet, getAttribute, getErrorListener, getFeature, getURIResolver, newInstance, newInstance, newTemplates, newTransformer, newTransformer, setAttribute, setErrorListener, setFeature, setURIResolver
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Field Detail

FEATURE

public static final String FEATURE
If TransformerFactory.getFeature(java.lang.String) returns true when passed this value as an argument, the TransformerFactory returned from TransformerFactory.newInstance() may be safely cast to a SAXTransformerFactory.

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Constant Field Values

FEATURE_XMLFILTER

public static final String FEATURE_XMLFILTER
If TransformerFactory.getFeature(java.lang.String) returns true when passed this value as an argument, the newXMLFilter(Source src) and newXMLFilter(Templates templates) methods are supported.

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Constant Field Values
Constructor Detail

SAXTransformerFactory

protected SAXTransformerFactory()
The default constructor is protected on purpose.

Method Detail

newTransformerHandler

public abstract TransformerHandler newTransformerHandler(Source src)
                                                  throws TransformerConfigurationException
Get a TransformerHandler object that can process SAX ContentHandler events into a Result, based on the transformation instructions specified by the argument.

Parameters:
src - The Source of the transformation instructions.
Returns:
TransformerHandler ready to transform SAX events.
Throws:
TransformerConfigurationException - If for some reason the TransformerHandler can not be created.

newTransformerHandler

public abstract TransformerHandler newTransformerHandler(Templates templates)
                                                  throws TransformerConfigurationException
Get a TransformerHandler object that can process SAX ContentHandler events into a Result, based on the Templates argument.

Parameters:
templates - The compiled transformation instructions.
Returns:
TransformerHandler ready to transform SAX events.
Throws:
TransformerConfigurationException - If for some reason the TransformerHandler can not be created.

newTransformerHandler

public abstract TransformerHandler newTransformerHandler()
                                                  throws TransformerConfigurationException
Get a TransformerHandler object that can process SAX ContentHandler events into a Result. The transformation is defined as an identity (or copy) transformation, for example to copy a series of SAX parse events into a DOM tree.

Returns:
A non-null reference to a TransformerHandler, that may be used as a ContentHandler for SAX parse events.
Throws:
TransformerConfigurationException - If for some reason the TransformerHandler cannot be created.

newTemplatesHandler

public abstract TemplatesHandler newTemplatesHandler()
                                              throws TransformerConfigurationException
Get a TemplatesHandler object that can process SAX ContentHandler events into a Templates object.

Returns:
A non-null reference to a TransformerHandler, that may be used as a ContentHandler for SAX parse events.
Throws:
TransformerConfigurationException - If for some reason the TemplatesHandler cannot be created.

newXMLFilter

public abstract XMLFilter newXMLFilter(Source src)
                                throws TransformerConfigurationException
Create an XMLFilter that uses the given Source as the transformation instructions.

Parameters:
src - The Source of the transformation instructions.
Returns:
An XMLFilter object, or null if this feature is not supported.
Throws:
TransformerConfigurationException - If for some reason the TemplatesHandler cannot be created.

newXMLFilter

public abstract XMLFilter newXMLFilter(Templates templates)
                                throws TransformerConfigurationException
Create an XMLFilter, based on the Templates argument..

Parameters:
templates - The compiled transformation instructions.
Returns:
An XMLFilter object, or null if this feature is not supported.
Throws:
TransformerConfigurationException - If for some reason the TemplatesHandler cannot be created.

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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