Android APIs
public class

ContentObservable

extends Observable<ContentObserver>
java.lang.Object
   ↳ android.database.Observable<android.database.ContentObserver>
     ↳ android.database.ContentObservable

Class Overview

A specialization of Observable for ContentObserver that provides methods for sending notifications to a list of ContentObserver objects.

Summary

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Inherited Fields
From class android.database.Observable
Public Constructors
ContentObservable()
Public Methods
void dispatchChange(boolean selfChange, Uri uri)
Invokes dispatchChange(boolean, Uri) on each observer.
void dispatchChange(boolean selfChange)
This method was deprecated in API level 16. Use dispatchChange(boolean, Uri) instead.
void notifyChange(boolean selfChange)
This method was deprecated in API level 16. Use dispatchChange(boolean) instead.
void registerObserver(ContentObserver observer)
Adds an observer to the list.
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Inherited Methods
From class android.database.Observable
From class java.lang.Object

Public Constructors

public ContentObservable ()

Added in API level 1

Public Methods

public void dispatchChange (boolean selfChange, Uri uri)

Added in API level 16

Invokes dispatchChange(boolean, Uri) on each observer. Includes the changed content Uri when available.

If selfChange is true, only delivers the notification to the observer if it has indicated that it wants to receive self-change notifications by implementing deliverSelfNotifications() to return true.

Parameters
selfChange boolean: True if this is a self-change notification.
uri Uri: The Uri of the changed content, or null if unknown.

public void dispatchChange (boolean selfChange)

Added in API level 1

This method was deprecated in API level 16.
Use dispatchChange(boolean, Uri) instead.

Invokes dispatchChange(boolean) on each observer.

If selfChange is true, only delivers the notification to the observer if it has indicated that it wants to receive self-change notifications by implementing deliverSelfNotifications() to return true.

Parameters
selfChange boolean: True if this is a self-change notification.

public void notifyChange (boolean selfChange)

Added in API level 1

This method was deprecated in API level 16.
Use dispatchChange(boolean) instead.

Invokes onChange(boolean) on each observer.

Parameters
selfChange boolean: True if this is a self-change notification.

public void registerObserver (ContentObserver observer)

Added in API level 1

Adds an observer to the list. The observer cannot be null and it must not already be registered.

Parameters
observer ContentObserver: the observer to register