java.util

Class FormattableFlags


public class FormattableFlags
extends Object

FomattableFlags are passed to the Formattable.formatTo() method and modify the output format for Formattables. Implementations of Formattable are responsible for interpreting and validating any flags.
Since:
1.5

Field Summary

static int
ALTERNATE
Requires the output to use an alternate form.
static int
LEFT_JUSTIFY
Left-justifies the output.
static int
UPPERCASE
Converts the output to upper case according to the rules of the locale given during creation of the formatter argument of the formatTo() method.

Method Summary

Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object

clone, equals, extends Object> getClass, finalize, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait

Field Details

ALTERNATE

public static final int ALTERNATE
Requires the output to use an alternate form. The definition of the form is specified by the Formattable.

This flag corresponds to '#' ('\u0023') in the format specifier.

Field Value:
4

LEFT_JUSTIFY

public static final int LEFT_JUSTIFY
Left-justifies the output. Spaces ('\u0020') will be added at the end of the converted value as required to fill the minimum width of the field. If this flag is not set then the output will be right-justified.

This flag corresponds to '-' ('\u002d') in the format specifier.

Field Value:
1

UPPERCASE

public static final int UPPERCASE
Converts the output to upper case according to the rules of the locale given during creation of the formatter argument of the formatTo() method. The output should be equivalent the following invocation of String.toUpperCase(Locale)
     out.toUpperCase() 

This flag corresponds to '^' ('\u005e') in the format specifier.

Field Value:
2