com.ibm.as400.access

Class AS400Text

    • Constructor Detail

      • AS400Text

        public AS400Text(int length)
        Constructs an AS400Text object. It uses the most likely CCSID based on the default locale.
        Parameters:
        length - The byte length of the IBM i text. It must be greater than or equal to zero.
      • AS400Text

        public AS400Text(int length,
                 int ccsid)
        Constructs an AS400Text object.
        Parameters:
        length - The byte length of the IBM i text. It must be greater than or equal to zero.
        ccsid - The CCSID of the IBM i text. It must refer to a valid and available CCSID. The value 65535 will cause the data type to use the most likely CCSID based on the default locale.
      • AS400Text

        public AS400Text(int length,
                 String encoding)
        Constructs AS400Text object.
        Parameters:
        length - The byte length of the IBM i text. It must be greater than or equal to zero.
        encoding - The name of a character encoding. It must be a valid and available encoding.
      • AS400Text

        public AS400Text(int length,
                 AS400 system)
        Constructs an AS400Text object. The CCSID used for conversion will be the CCSID of the system object.
        Parameters:
        length - The byte length of the IBM i text. It must be greater than or equal to zero.
        system - The system with which to determine the CCSID.
      • AS400Text

        public AS400Text(int length,
                 int ccsid,
                 AS400 system)
        Constructs an AS400Text object.
        Parameters:
        length - The byte length of the IBM i text. It must be greater than or equal to zero.
        ccsid - The CCSID of the IBM i text. It must refer to a valid and available CCSID. The value 65535 will cause the data type to use the most likely CCSID based on the default locale.
        system - The system from which the conversion table may be downloaded.

    • Method Detail

      • clone

        public Object clone()
        Creates a new AS400Text object that is identical to the current instance.
        Specified by:
        clone in interface AS400DataType
        Overrides:
        clone in class Object
        Returns:
        The new object.
      • getByteLength

        public int getByteLength()
        Returns the byte length of the data type.
        Specified by:
        getByteLength in interface AS400DataType
        Returns:
        The number of bytes in the IBM i representation of the data type.
      • getCcsid

        public int getCcsid()
        Returns the CCSID of the data type.
        Returns:
        The CCSID.
      • getDefaultValue

        public Object getDefaultValue()
        Returns a Java object representing the default value of the data type.
        Specified by:
        getDefaultValue in interface AS400DataType
        Returns:
        The String object representing an empty string ("").
      • getEncoding

        public String getEncoding()
        Returns the encoding of the data type.
        Returns:
        The encoding of the data type.
      • getJavaType

        public Class getJavaType()
        Returns the Java class that corresponds with this data type.
        Specified by:
        getJavaType in interface AS400DataType
        Returns:
        String.class.
      • toBytes

        public byte[] toBytes(Object javaValue)
        Converts the specified Java object to IBM i format.
        Specified by:
        toBytes in interface AS400DataType
        Parameters:
        javaValue - The object corresponding to the data type. It must be an instance of String, and the converted text length must be less than or equal to the byte length of this data type. If the provided string is not long enough to fill the return array, the remaining bytes will be padded with space bytes (EBCDIC 0x40, ASCII 0x20, or Unicode 0x0020).
        Returns:
        The IBM i representation of the data type.
      • toBytes

        public int toBytes(Object javaValue,
                  byte[] serverValue)
        Converts the specified Java object into IBM i format in the specified byte array.
        Specified by:
        toBytes in interface AS400DataType
        Parameters:
        javaValue - The object corresponding to the data type. It must be an instance of String, and the converted text length must be less than or equal to the byte length of this data type. If the provided string is not long enough to fill the return array, the remaining bytes will be padded with space bytes (EBCDIC 0x40, ASCII 0x20, or Unicode 0x0020).
        serverValue - The array to receive the data type in IBM i format. There must be enough space to hold the IBM i value.
        Returns:
        The number of bytes in the IBM i representation of the data type.
      • toBytes

        public int toBytes(Object javaValue,
                  byte[] serverValue,
                  int offset)
        Converts the specified Java object into IBM i format in the specified byte array.
        Specified by:
        toBytes in interface AS400DataType
        Parameters:
        javaValue - The object corresponding to the data type. It must be an instance of String, and the converted text length must be less than or equal to the byte length of this data type. If the provided string is not long enough to fill the return array, the remaining bytes will be padded with space bytes (EBCDIC 0x40, ASCII 0x20, or Unicode 0x0020).
        serverValue - The array to receive the data type in IBM i format. There must be enough space to hold the IBM i value.
        offset - The offset into the byte array for the start of the IBM i value. It must be greater than or equal to zero.
        Returns:
        The number of bytes in the IBM i representation of the data type.
      • toBytes

        public int toBytes(Object javaValue,
                  byte[] serverValue,
                  int offset,
                  int type)
        Converts the specified Java object into IBM i format in the specified byte array.
        Parameters:
        javaValue - The object corresponding to the data type. It must be an instance of String, and the converted text length must be less than or equal to the byte length of this data type. If the provided string is not long enough to fill the return array, the remaining bytes will be padded with space bytes (EBCDIC 0x40, ASCII 0x20, or Unicode 0x0020).
        serverValue - The array to receive the data type in IBM i format. There must be enough space to hold the IBM i value.
        offset - The offset into the byte array for the start of the IBM i value. It must be greater than or equal to zero.
        type - The bidi string type, as defined by the CDRA (Character Data Representation Architecture). See BidiStringType for more information and valid values.
        Returns:
        The number of bytes in the IBM i representation of the data type.
        See Also:
        BidiStringType
      • toBytes

        public int toBytes(Object javaValue,
                  byte[] serverValue,
                  int offset,
                  BidiConversionProperties properties)
        Converts the specified Java object into IBM i format in the specified byte array.
        Parameters:
        javaValue - The object corresponding to the data type. It must be an instance of String, and the converted text length must be less than or equal to the byte length of this data type. If the provided string is not long enough to fill the return array, the remaining bytes will be padded with space bytes (EBCDIC 0x40, ASCII 0x20, or Unicode 0x0020).
        serverValue - The array to receive the data type in IBM i format. There must be enough space to hold the IBM i value.
        offset - The offset into the byte array for the start of the IBM i value. It must be greater than or equal to zero.
        properties - The bidi conversion properties.
        Returns:
        The number of bytes in the IBM i representation of the data type.
      • toObject

        public Object toObject(byte[] serverValue)
        Converts the specified IBM i data type to a Java object.
        Specified by:
        toObject in interface AS400DataType
        Parameters:
        serverValue - The array containing the data type in IBM i format. The entire data type must be represented.
        Returns:
        The String object corresponding to the data type.
      • toObject

        public Object toObject(byte[] serverValue,
                      int offset)
        Converts the specified IBM i data type to a Java object.
        Specified by:
        toObject in interface AS400DataType
        Parameters:
        serverValue - The array containing the data type in IBM i format. The entire data type must be represented.
        offset - The offset into the byte array for the start of the IBM i value. It must be greater than or equal to zero.
        Returns:
        The String object corresponding to the data type.
      • toObject

        public Object toObject(byte[] serverValue,
                      int offset,
                      int type)
        Converts the specified IBM i data type to a Java object.
        Parameters:
        serverValue - The array containing the data type in IBM i format. The entire data type must be represented.
        offset - The offset into the byte array for the start of the IBM i value. It must be greater than or equal to zero.
        type - The bidi string type, as defined by the CDRA (Character Data Representation Architecture). See BidiStringType for more information and valid values.
        Returns:
        The String object corresponding to the data type.
        See Also:
        BidiStringType
      • toObject

        public Object toObject(byte[] serverValue,
                      int offset,
                      BidiConversionProperties properties)
        Converts the specified IBM i data type to a Java object.
        Parameters:
        serverValue - The array containing the data type in IBM i format. The entire data type must be represented.
        offset - The offset into the byte array for the start of the IBM i value. It must be greater than or equal to zero.
        properties - The bidi conversion properties.
        Returns:
        The String object corresponding to the data type.