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Added in API level 8

Entity

public final class Entity
extends Object

java.lang.Object
   ↳ android.content.Entity


A representation of a item using ContentValues. It contains one top level ContentValue plus a collection of Uri, ContentValues tuples as subvalues. One example of its use is in Contacts, where the top level ContentValue contains the columns from the RawContacts table and the subvalues contain a ContentValues object for each row from the Data table that corresponds to that RawContact. The uri refers to the Data table uri for each row.

Summary

Nested classes

class Entity.NamedContentValues

 

Public constructors

Entity(ContentValues values)

Public methods

void addSubValue(Uri uri, ContentValues values)
ContentValues getEntityValues()
ArrayList<Entity.NamedContentValues> getSubValues()
String toString()

Returns a string containing a concise, human-readable description of this object.

Inherited methods

From class java.lang.Object

Public constructors

Entity

Added in API level 8
Entity (ContentValues values)

Parameters
values ContentValues

Public methods

addSubValue

Added in API level 8
void addSubValue (Uri uri, 
                ContentValues values)

Parameters
uri Uri
values ContentValues

getEntityValues

Added in API level 8
ContentValues getEntityValues ()

Returns
ContentValues

getSubValues

Added in API level 8
ArrayList<Entity.NamedContentValues> getSubValues ()

Returns
ArrayList<Entity.NamedContentValues>

toString

Added in API level 8
String toString ()

Returns a string containing a concise, human-readable description of this object. Subclasses are encouraged to override this method and provide an implementation that takes into account the object's type and data. The default implementation is equivalent to the following expression:

   getClass().getName() + '@' + Integer.toHexString(hashCode())

See Writing a useful toString method if you intend implementing your own toString method.

Returns
String a printable representation of this object.
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