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Added in API level 8

SourceLocator

public interface SourceLocator

javax.xml.transform.SourceLocator
Known Indirect Subclasses


This interface is primarily for the purposes of reporting where an error occurred in the XML source or transformation instructions.

Summary

Public methods

abstract int getColumnNumber()

Return the character position where the current document event ends.

abstract int getLineNumber()

Return the line number where the current document event ends.

abstract String getPublicId()

Return the public identifier for the current document event.

abstract String getSystemId()

Return the system identifier for the current document event.

Public methods

getColumnNumber

Added in API level 8
int getColumnNumber ()

Return the character position where the current document event ends.

Warning: The return value from the method is intended only as an approximation for the sake of error reporting; it is not intended to provide sufficient information to edit the character content of the original XML document.

The return value is an approximation of the column number in the document entity or external parsed entity where the markup that triggered the event appears.

Returns
int The column number, or -1 if none is available.

See also:

getLineNumber

Added in API level 8
int getLineNumber ()

Return the line number where the current document event ends.

Warning: The return value from the method is intended only as an approximation for the sake of error reporting; it is not intended to provide sufficient information to edit the character content of the original XML document.

The return value is an approximation of the line number in the document entity or external parsed entity where the markup that triggered the event appears.

Returns
int The line number, or -1 if none is available.

See also:

getPublicId

Added in API level 8
String getPublicId ()

Return the public identifier for the current document event.

The return value is the public identifier of the document entity or of the external parsed entity in which the markup that triggered the event appears.

Returns
String A string containing the public identifier, or null if none is available.

See also:

getSystemId

Added in API level 8
String getSystemId ()

Return the system identifier for the current document event.

The return value is the system identifier of the document entity or of the external parsed entity in which the markup that triggered the event appears.

If the system identifier is a URL, the parser must resolve it fully before passing it to the application.

Returns
String A string containing the system identifier, or null if none is available.

See also:

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