added in API level 1

PreferencesFactory

public interface PreferencesFactory

java.util.prefs.PreferencesFactory


A factory object that generates Preferences objects. Providers of new Preferences implementations should provide corresponding PreferencesFactory implementations so that the new Preferences implementation can be installed in place of the platform-specific default implementation.

This class is for Preferences implementers only. Normal users of the Preferences facility should have no need to consult this documentation.

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Summary

Public methods

abstract Preferences systemRoot()

Returns the system root preference node.

abstract Preferences userRoot()

Returns the user root preference node corresponding to the calling user.

Public methods

systemRoot

added in API level 1
Preferences systemRoot ()

Returns the system root preference node. (Multiple calls on this method will return the same object reference.)

Returns
Preferences the system root preference node

userRoot

added in API level 1
Preferences userRoot ()

Returns the user root preference node corresponding to the calling user. In a server, the returned value will typically depend on some implicit client-context.

Returns
Preferences the user root preference node corresponding to the calling user