Class Category

All Implemented Interfaces:

public final class Category extends NamedHandleObject

A logical group for a set of commands. A command belongs to exactly one category. The category has no functional effect, but may be used in graphical tools that want to group the set of commands somehow.

  • Method Details

    • addCategoryListener

      public final void addCategoryListener(ICategoryListener categoryListener)
      Adds a listener to this category that will be notified when this category's state changes.
      categoryListener - The listener to be added; must not be null.
    • define

      public final void define(String name, String description)

      Defines this category by giving it a name, and possibly a description as well. The defined property automatically becomes true.

      Notification is sent to all listeners that something has changed.

      name - The name of this command; must not be null.
      description - The description for this command; may be null.
    • removeCategoryListener

      public final void removeCategoryListener(ICategoryListener categoryListener)
      Removes a listener from this category.
      categoryListener - The listener to be removed; must not be null.
    • toString

      public String toString()
      Description copied from class: HandleObject
      The string representation of this object -- for debugging purposes only. This string should not be shown to an end user.
      Specified by:
      toString in class HandleObject
      The string representation; never null.
    • undefine

      public void undefine()
      Description copied from class: HandleObject
      Makes this object becomes undefined. This method should make any defined properties null. It should also send notification to any listeners that these properties have changed.
      Specified by:
      undefine in class HandleObject