FormattableFlags

public class FormattableFlags
extends Object

java.lang.Object
   ↳ java.util.FormattableFlags


FomattableFlags are passed to the Formattable.formatTo() method and modify the output format for Formattables. Implementations of Formattable are responsible for interpreting and validating any flags.

Summary

Constants

int ALTERNATE

Requires the output to use an alternate form.

int LEFT_JUSTIFY

Left-justifies the output.

int UPPERCASE

Converts the output to upper case according to the rules of the locale given during creation of the formatter argument of the formatTo() method.

Inherited methods

Constants

ALTERNATE

added in API level 1
public static final int ALTERNATE

Requires the output to use an alternate form. The definition of the form is specified by the Formattable.

This flag corresponds to '#' ('\u0023') in the format specifier.

Constant Value: 4 (0x00000004)

LEFT_JUSTIFY

added in API level 1
public static final int LEFT_JUSTIFY

Left-justifies the output. Spaces ('\u0020') will be added at the end of the converted value as required to fill the minimum width of the field. If this flag is not set then the output will be right-justified.

This flag corresponds to '-' ('\u002d') in the format specifier.

Constant Value: 1 (0x00000001)

UPPERCASE

added in API level 1
public static final int UPPERCASE

Converts the output to upper case according to the rules of the locale given during creation of the formatter argument of the formatTo() method. The output should be equivalent the following invocation of String.toUpperCase(java.util.Locale)

     out.toUpperCase() 

This flag corresponds to 'S' ('\u0053') in the format specifier.

Constant Value: 2 (0x00000002)