org.dom4j.xpath
Class XPathPattern

java.lang.Object
  extended by org.dom4j.xpath.XPathPattern
All Implemented Interfaces:
NodeFilter, Pattern

public class XPathPattern
extends java.lang.Object
implements Pattern

XPathPattern is an implementation of Pattern which uses an XPath xpath.

Version:
$Revision: 1.18 $
Author:
James Strachan

Field Summary
 
Fields inherited from interface org.dom4j.rule.Pattern
DEFAULT_PRIORITY
 
Constructor Summary
XPathPattern(org.jaxen.pattern.Pattern pattern)
           
XPathPattern(java.lang.String text)
           
 
Method Summary
protected  org.jaxen.ContextSupport getContextSupport()
           
 java.lang.String getMatchesNodeName()
          For patterns which only match an ATTRIBUTE_NODE or an ELEMENT_NODE then this pattern may return the name of the element or attribute it matches.
 NodeType getMatchType()
          DOCUMENT ME!
 double getPriority()
          Returns the default resolution policy of the pattern according to the XSLT conflict resolution spec .
 java.lang.String getText()
           
 Pattern[] getUnionPatterns()
          If this pattern is a union pattern then this method should return an array of patterns which describe the union pattern, which should contain more than one pattern.
protected  void handleJaxenException(org.jaxen.JaxenException exception)
           
 boolean matches(Node node)
          DOCUMENT ME!
 void setVariableContext(org.jaxen.VariableContext variableContext)
           
 java.lang.String toString()
           
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

XPathPattern

public XPathPattern(org.jaxen.pattern.Pattern pattern)

XPathPattern

public XPathPattern(java.lang.String text)
Method Detail

matches

public boolean matches(Node node)
Description copied from interface: Pattern
DOCUMENT ME!

Specified by:
matches in interface NodeFilter
Specified by:
matches in interface Pattern
Parameters:
node - DOCUMENT ME!
Returns:
true if the pattern matches the given DOM4J node.

getText

public java.lang.String getText()

getPriority

public double getPriority()
Description copied from interface: Pattern
Returns the default resolution policy of the pattern according to the XSLT conflict resolution spec .

Specified by:
getPriority in interface Pattern
Returns:
DOCUMENT ME!

getUnionPatterns

public Pattern[] getUnionPatterns()
Description copied from interface: Pattern
If this pattern is a union pattern then this method should return an array of patterns which describe the union pattern, which should contain more than one pattern. Otherwise this method should return null.

Specified by:
getUnionPatterns in interface Pattern
Returns:
an array of the patterns which make up this union pattern or null if this pattern is not a union pattern

getMatchType

public NodeType getMatchType()
Description copied from interface: Pattern
DOCUMENT ME!

Specified by:
getMatchType in interface Pattern
Returns:
the type of node the pattern matches which by default should return ANY_NODE if it can match any kind of node.

getMatchesNodeName

public java.lang.String getMatchesNodeName()
Description copied from interface: Pattern
For patterns which only match an ATTRIBUTE_NODE or an ELEMENT_NODE then this pattern may return the name of the element or attribute it matches. This allows a more efficient rule matching algorithm to be performed, rather than a brute force approach of evaluating every pattern for a given Node.

Specified by:
getMatchesNodeName in interface Pattern
Returns:
the name of the element or attribute this pattern matches or null if this pattern matches any or more than one name.

setVariableContext

public void setVariableContext(org.jaxen.VariableContext variableContext)

toString

public java.lang.String toString()
Overrides:
toString in class java.lang.Object

getContextSupport

protected org.jaxen.ContextSupport getContextSupport()

handleJaxenException

protected void handleJaxenException(org.jaxen.JaxenException exception)
                             throws XPathException
Throws:
XPathException


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