Android APIs
public abstract class

Formatter

extends Object
java.lang.Object
   ↳ java.util.logging.Formatter
Known Direct Subclasses

Class Overview

Formatter objects are used to format LogRecord objects into a string representation. Head and tail strings are sometimes used to wrap a set of records. The getHead and getTail methods are used for this purpose.

Summary

Protected Constructors
Formatter()
Constructs a Formatter object.
Public Methods
abstract String format(LogRecord r)
Converts a LogRecord object into a string representation.
String formatMessage(LogRecord r)
Formats a LogRecord object into a localized string representation.
String getHead(Handler h)
Gets the head string used to wrap a set of log records.
String getTail(Handler h)
Gets the tail string used to wrap a set of log records.
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Inherited Methods
From class java.lang.Object

Protected Constructors

protected Formatter ()

Added in API level 1

Constructs a Formatter object.

Public Methods

public abstract String format (LogRecord r)

Added in API level 1

Converts a LogRecord object into a string representation. The resulted string is usually localized and includes the message field of the record.

Parameters
r the log record to be formatted into a string.
Returns
String the formatted string.

public String formatMessage (LogRecord r)

Added in API level 1

Formats a LogRecord object into a localized string representation. This is a convenience method for subclasses of Formatter.

The message string is firstly localized using the ResourceBundle object associated with the supplied LogRecord.

Notice : if message contains "{0", then java.text.MessageFormat is used. Otherwise no formatting is performed.

Parameters
r the log record to be formatted.
Returns
String the string resulted from the formatting.

public String getHead (Handler h)

Added in API level 1

Gets the head string used to wrap a set of log records. This base class always returns an empty string.

Parameters
h the target handler.
Returns
String the head string used to wrap a set of log records, empty in this implementation.

public String getTail (Handler h)

Added in API level 1

Gets the tail string used to wrap a set of log records. This base class always returns the empty string.

Parameters
h the target handler.
Returns
String the tail string used to wrap a set of log records, empty in this implementation.