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public class ObservableShort
extends BaseObservable implements Parcelable, Serializable

   ↳ android.databinding.BaseObservable
     ↳ android.databinding.ObservableShort

An observable class that holds a primitive short.

Observable field classes may be used instead of creating an Observable object. It can also create a calculated field, depending on other fields:

public class MyDataObject {
     public final ObservableShort age = new ObservableShort();
     public final ObservableShort birthdayCount = new ObservableShort(age) {
         public short get() { return (short)(age.get() + 1); }
Fields of this type should be declared final because bindings only detect changes in the field's value, not of the field itself.

This class is parcelable and serializable but callbacks are ignored when the object is parcelled / serialized. Unless you add custom callbacks, this will not be an issue because data binding framework always re-registers callbacks when the view is bound. A parceled ObservableBoolean will lose its dependencies.


Inherited constants

From interface android.os.Parcelable


public static final Creator<ObservableShort> CREATOR

Public constructors

ObservableShort(short value)

Creates an ObservableShort with the given initial value.


Creates an ObservableShort with the initial value of 0.

ObservableShort(Observable... dependencies)

Creates an ObservableShort that depends on dependencies.

Public methods

int describeContents()
short get()
void set(short value)

Set the stored value.

void writeToParcel(Parcel dest, int flags)

Inherited methods

From class android.databinding.BaseObservable
From class java.lang.Object
From interface android.databinding.Observable
From interface android.os.Parcelable



Creator<ObservableShort> CREATOR

Public constructors


ObservableShort (short value)

Creates an ObservableShort with the given initial value.

value short: the initial value for the ObservableShort


ObservableShort ()

Creates an ObservableShort with the initial value of 0.


ObservableShort (Observable... dependencies)

Creates an ObservableShort that depends on dependencies. Typically, ObservableFields are passed as dependencies. When any dependency notifies changes, this ObservableShort also notifies a change.

dependencies Observable: The Observables that this ObservableShort depends on.

Public methods


int describeContents ()



short get ()

short the stored value.


void set (short value)

Set the stored value.

value short: The new value


void writeToParcel (Parcel dest, 
                int flags)

dest Parcel

flags int

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