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Added in API level 1

PatternMatcher

public class PatternMatcher
extends Object implements Parcelable

java.lang.Object
   ↳ android.os.PatternMatcher
Known Direct Subclasses


A simple pattern matcher, which is safe to use on untrusted data: it does not provide full reg-exp support, only simple globbing that can not be used maliciously.

Summary

Constants

int PATTERN_LITERAL

Pattern type: the given pattern must exactly match the string it is tested against.

int PATTERN_PREFIX

Pattern type: the given pattern must match the beginning of the string it is tested against.

int PATTERN_SIMPLE_GLOB

Pattern type: the given pattern is interpreted with a simple glob syntax for matching against the string it is tested against.

Inherited constants

From interface android.os.Parcelable

Fields

public static final Creator<PatternMatcher> CREATOR

Public constructors

PatternMatcher(String pattern, int type)
PatternMatcher(Parcel src)

Public methods

int describeContents()

Describe the kinds of special objects contained in this Parcelable's marshalled representation.

final String getPath()
final int getType()
boolean match(String str)
String toString()

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

void writeToParcel(Parcel dest, int flags)

Flatten this object in to a Parcel.

Inherited methods

From class java.lang.Object
From interface android.os.Parcelable

Constants

PATTERN_LITERAL

Added in API level 1
int PATTERN_LITERAL

Pattern type: the given pattern must exactly match the string it is tested against.

Constant Value: 0 (0x00000000)

PATTERN_PREFIX

Added in API level 1
int PATTERN_PREFIX

Pattern type: the given pattern must match the beginning of the string it is tested against.

Constant Value: 1 (0x00000001)

PATTERN_SIMPLE_GLOB

Added in API level 1
int PATTERN_SIMPLE_GLOB

Pattern type: the given pattern is interpreted with a simple glob syntax for matching against the string it is tested against. In this syntax, you can use the '*' character to match against zero or more occurrences of the character immediately before. If the character before it is '.' it will match any character. The character '\' can be used as an escape. This essentially provides only the '*' wildcard part of a normal regexp.

Constant Value: 2 (0x00000002)

Fields

CREATOR

Added in API level 1
Creator<PatternMatcher> CREATOR

Public constructors

PatternMatcher

Added in API level 1
PatternMatcher (String pattern, 
                int type)

Parameters
pattern String
type int

PatternMatcher

Added in API level 1
PatternMatcher (Parcel src)

Parameters
src Parcel

Public methods

describeContents

Added in API level 1
int describeContents ()

Describe the kinds of special objects contained in this Parcelable's marshalled representation.

Returns
int a bitmask indicating the set of special object types marshalled by the Parcelable.

getPath

Added in API level 1
String getPath ()

Returns
String

getType

Added in API level 1
int getType ()

Returns
int

match

Added in API level 1
boolean match (String str)

Parameters
str String
Returns
boolean

toString

Added in API level 1
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.

writeToParcel

Added in API level 1
void writeToParcel (Parcel dest, 
                int flags)

Flatten this object in to a Parcel.

Parameters
dest Parcel: The Parcel in which the object should be written.
flags int: Additional flags about how the object should be written. May be 0 or PARCELABLE_WRITE_RETURN_VALUE.
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