java.nio.charset

Class Charset

Implemented Interfaces:
Comparable<T>

public abstract class Charset
extends Object
implements Comparable<T>

Since:
1.4

Constructor Summary

Charset(String canonicalName, String[] aliases)

Method Summary

static SortedMap
Charset> availableCharsets()
Set
aliases()
boolean
canEncode()
int
compareTo(Charset other)
abstract boolean
contains(Charset cs)
CharBuffer
decode(ByteBuffer bb)
static Charset
defaultCharset()
Returns the system default charset.
String
displayName()
String
displayName(Locale locale)
ByteBuffer
encode(String str)
ByteBuffer
encode(CharBuffer cb)
boolean
equals(Object ob)
static Charset
forName(String charsetName)
Returns the Charset instance for the charset of the given name.
int
hashCode()
boolean
isRegistered()
static boolean
isSupported(String charsetName)
String
name()
abstract CharsetDecoder
newDecoder()
abstract CharsetEncoder
newEncoder()
String
toString()

Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object

clone, equals, extends Object> getClass, finalize, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait

Constructor Details

Charset

protected Charset(String canonicalName,
                  String[] aliases)

Method Details

Charset> availableCharsets

public static SortedMapCharset> availableCharsets()

aliases

public final Set aliases()

canEncode

public boolean canEncode()

compareTo

public final int compareTo(Charset other)

contains

public abstract boolean contains(Charset cs)

decode

public final CharBuffer decode(ByteBuffer bb)

defaultCharset

public static Charset defaultCharset()
Returns the system default charset. This may be set by the user or VM with the file.encoding property.
Since:
1.5

displayName

public String displayName()

displayName

public String displayName(Locale locale)

encode

public final ByteBuffer encode(String str)

encode

public final ByteBuffer encode(CharBuffer cb)

equals

public final boolean equals(Object ob)
Overrides:
equals in interface Object

forName

public static Charset forName(String charsetName)
Returns the Charset instance for the charset of the given name.
Parameters:
charsetName -
Returns:
the Charset instance for the indicated charset
Throws:
UnsupportedCharsetException - if this VM does not support the charset of the given name.
IllegalCharsetNameException - if the given charset name is legal.
IllegalArgumentException - if charsetName is null.

hashCode

public final int hashCode()
Overrides:
hashCode in interface Object

isRegistered

public final boolean isRegistered()

isSupported

public static boolean isSupported(String charsetName)

name

public final String name()

newDecoder

public abstract CharsetDecoder newDecoder()

newEncoder

public abstract CharsetEncoder newEncoder()

toString

public final String toString()
Overrides:
toString in interface Object

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