Class Category

  • All Implemented Interfaces:

    public final class Category
    extends NamedHandleObject

    A logical group for a set of commands. A command belongs to exactly one category. The category has no functional effect, but may be used in graphical tools that want to group the set of commands somehow.

    • Method Detail

      • addCategoryListener

        public final void addCategoryListener​(ICategoryListener categoryListener)
        Adds a listener to this category that will be notified when this category's state changes.
        categoryListener - The listener to be added; must not be null.
      • define

        public final void define​(String name,
                                 String description)

        Defines this category by giving it a name, and possibly a description as well. The defined property automatically becomes true.

        Notification is sent to all listeners that something has changed.

        name - The name of this command; must not be null.
        description - The description for this command; may be null.
      • removeCategoryListener

        public final void removeCategoryListener​(ICategoryListener categoryListener)
        Removes a listener from this category.
        categoryListener - The listener to be removed; must not be null.
      • toString

        public String toString()
        Description copied from class: HandleObject
        The string representation of this object -- for debugging purposes only. This string should not be shown to an end user.
        Specified by:
        toString in class HandleObject
        The string representation; never null.
      • undefine

        public void undefine()
        Description copied from class: HandleObject
        Makes this object becomes undefined. This method should make any defined properties null. It should also send notification to any listeners that these properties have changed.
        Specified by:
        undefine in class HandleObject