Class ThisExpression


  • public class ThisExpression
    extends Expression
    Simple or qualified "this" AST node type.
     ThisExpression:
         [ ClassName . ] this
     

    See FieldAccess for guidelines on handling other expressions that resemble qualified names.

    Since:
    2.0
    See Also:
    FieldAccess
    Restriction:
    This class is not intended to be instantiated by clients.
    • Field Detail

      • QUALIFIER_PROPERTY

        public static final ChildPropertyDescriptor QUALIFIER_PROPERTY
        The "qualifier" structural property of this node type (child type: Name).
        Since:
        3.0
    • Method Detail

      • propertyDescriptors

        public static List propertyDescriptors​(int apiLevel)
        Returns a list of structural property descriptors for this node type. Clients must not modify the result.
        Parameters:
        apiLevel - the API level; one of the AST.JLS* constants
        Returns:
        a list of property descriptors (element type: StructuralPropertyDescriptor)
        Since:
        3.0
      • getQualifier

        public Name getQualifier()
        Returns the qualifier of this "this" expression, or null if there is none.
        Returns:
        the qualifier name node, or null if there is none
      • setQualifier

        public void setQualifier​(Name name)
        Sets or clears the qualifier of this "this" expression.
        Parameters:
        name - the qualifier name node, or null if there is none
        Throws:
        IllegalArgumentException - if:
        • the node belongs to a different AST
        • the node already has a parent