Interface AnnotationValue


  • public interface AnnotationValue
    Represents a value of an annotation type element.
    Since:
    1.5
    • Method Detail

      • getValue

        Object getValue()
        Returns the value. The result has one of the following types:
        • a wrapper class (such as Integer) for a primitive type
        • String
        • TypeMirror
        • EnumConstantDeclaration
        • AnnotationMirror
        • Collection<AnnotationValue> (representing the elements, in order, if the value is an array)
        Returns:
        the value
      • getPosition

        SourcePosition getPosition()
        Returns the source position of the beginning of this annotation value. Returns null if the position is unknown or not applicable.

        This source position is intended for use in providing diagnostics, and indicates only approximately where an annotation value begins.

        Returns:
        the source position of the beginning of this annotation value or null if the position is unknown or not applicable
      • toString

        String toString()
        Returns a string representation of this value. This is returned in a form suitable for representing this value in the source code of an annotation.
        Overrides:
        toString in class Object
        Returns:
        a string representation of this value