com.esri.arcgis.system
Class IPropertySupportProxy

java.lang.Object
  extended by com.esri.arcgis.interop.Dispatch
      extended by com.esri.arcgis.system.IPropertySupportProxy
All Implemented Interfaces:
IPropertySupport, Externalizable, Serializable

public class IPropertySupportProxy
extends com.esri.arcgis.interop.Dispatch
implements IPropertySupport, Serializable

Provides access to members that set a default property on an object.

Remarks

For FeatureLayer objects, the ArcGIS framework uses this interface to check to see if the specified display filter object can be applied to the layer. Applies indicates whether the specified display filter object can be applied generally, while CanApply indicates whether the specified display filter object can be applied at that particular moment. Current returns the current display filter. FeatureLayer objects also uses IPropertySupport to manage some renderer objects.

When To Use

IPropertySupport is a generic interface implemented by most graphic elements and few other objects. IPropertySupport is used for updating generic properties of an object; it can be used by a client without the client needing to know the exact nature of the underlying class. Through IPropertySupport you can ask an object if another object applies to it (for instance, a color object). If the object does apply, you can apply a new object of that type or ask for the current object.

Product Availability

Available with ArcGIS Engine, ArcGIS Desktop, and ArcGIS Server.

Supported Platforms

Windows, Solaris, Linux

See Also:
Serialized Form

Field Summary
 
Fields inherited from class com.esri.arcgis.interop.Dispatch
DISPATCH_METHOD, DISPATCH_PROPERTYGET, DISPATCH_PROPERTYPUT, DISPATCH_PROPERTYPUTREF, E
 
Constructor Summary
  IPropertySupportProxy()
           
  IPropertySupportProxy(Object obj)
           
protected IPropertySupportProxy(Object obj, String iid)
           
 
Method Summary
 void addListener(String iidStr, Object theListener, Object theSource)
           
 boolean applies(Object pUnk)
          Indicates if the receiver can apply the given object at any given time.
 Object apply(Object newObject)
          Applies the given property to the receiver and returns the old object.
 boolean canApply(Object pUnk)
          Indicates if the receiver can apply the given object at that particular moment.
 Object getCurrent(Object pUnk)
          The object currently being used.
 void readExternal(ObjectInput in)
           
 void removeListener(String iidStr, Object theListener)
           
 void writeExternal(ObjectOutput out)
           
 
Methods inherited from class com.esri.arcgis.interop.Dispatch
bindUsingMoniker, constructVtblPosTable, convertToNative, cookieForListener, createDispatch, createObjrefMonikerDisplayName, equals, getActiveObject, getActiveObject, getDefaultProperty, getDispatchIdOfName, getLastErrorCode, getMtsObjectContext, getObjRef, getPropertyByName, getPropertyByName, getVtblPos, hashCode, initDispatch, invoke, invokeMethodByName, invokeMethodByName, invokeMethodByName, invokePropertyGetByName, invokePropertyPutByName, invokePropertyPutByRefByName, isNativeMode, isObjRef, queryInterface, release, setNativeMode, setPropertyByName, toString, vtblInvoke
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, finalize, getClass, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

IPropertySupportProxy

public IPropertySupportProxy()

IPropertySupportProxy

public IPropertySupportProxy(Object obj)
                      throws IOException
Throws:
IOException

IPropertySupportProxy

protected IPropertySupportProxy(Object obj,
                                String iid)
                         throws IOException
Throws:
IOException
Method Detail

addListener

public void addListener(String iidStr,
                        Object theListener,
                        Object theSource)
                 throws IOException
Overrides:
addListener in class com.esri.arcgis.interop.Dispatch
Throws:
IOException

removeListener

public void removeListener(String iidStr,
                           Object theListener)
                    throws IOException
Overrides:
removeListener in class com.esri.arcgis.interop.Dispatch
Throws:
IOException

applies

public boolean applies(Object pUnk)
                throws IOException,
                       AutomationException
Indicates if the receiver can apply the given object at any given time.

Remarks

Applies indicates whether the specified object can be applied to the current object. For instance, we might want to ask our CircleElement whether a Color object applies to it. If it does, then we can use the Apply method to update our CircleElement with the new Color object.

CanApply differs from Applies in that it is a check for the editability of the object at any given time. Applies indicates whether an object can be applied at all, while CanApply indicates whether an object can be applied at that particular moment.

Product Availability

Available with ArcGIS Engine, ArcGIS Desktop, and ArcGIS Server.

Supported Platforms

Windows, Solaris, Linux

Specified by:
applies in interface IPropertySupport
Parameters:
pUnk - A reference to another Object (IUnknown) (in)
Returns:
The applies
Throws:
IOException - If there are interop problems.
AutomationException - If the ArcObject component throws an exception.

canApply

public boolean canApply(Object pUnk)
                 throws IOException,
                        AutomationException
Indicates if the receiver can apply the given object at that particular moment.

Remarks

CanApply indicates whether the specified object can be applied to the current object. For instance, we might want to ask our CircleElement whether a Color object applies to it. If it does, then we can use the Apply method to update our CircleElement with the new Color object.

CanApply differs from Applies in that it is a check for the editability of the object at any given time. Applies indicates whether an object can be applied at all, while CanApply indicates whether an object can be applied at that particular moment.

Product Availability

Available with ArcGIS Engine, ArcGIS Desktop, and ArcGIS Server.

Supported Platforms

Windows, Solaris, Linux

Specified by:
canApply in interface IPropertySupport
Parameters:
pUnk - A reference to another Object (IUnknown) (in)
Returns:
The canApply
Throws:
IOException - If there are interop problems.
AutomationException - If the ArcObject component throws an exception.

getCurrent

public Object getCurrent(Object pUnk)
                  throws IOException,
                         AutomationException
The object currently being used.

Product Availability

Available with ArcGIS Engine, ArcGIS Desktop, and ArcGIS Server.

Specified by:
getCurrent in interface IPropertySupport
Parameters:
pUnk - A reference to another Object (IUnknown) (in)
Returns:
A reference to another Object (IUnknown)
Throws:
IOException - If there are interop problems.
AutomationException - If the ArcObject component throws an exception.

apply

public Object apply(Object newObject)
             throws IOException,
                    AutomationException
Applies the given property to the receiver and returns the old object.

Remarks

Apply will apply the specified object to the current object. For instance, I might apply a Color object to my RectangleElement. When I execute Apply, the object I replace (the old object) is returned.

Use the Applies and CanApply methods to determine if an Apply can be used on an object.

Product Availability

Available with ArcGIS Engine, ArcGIS Desktop, and ArcGIS Server.

Supported Platforms

Windows, Solaris, Linux

Specified by:
apply in interface IPropertySupport
Parameters:
newObject - A reference to another Object (IUnknown) (in)
Returns:
A reference to another Object (IUnknown)
Throws:
IOException - If there are interop problems.
AutomationException - If the ArcObject component throws an exception.

writeExternal

public void writeExternal(ObjectOutput out)
                   throws IOException
Specified by:
writeExternal in interface Externalizable
Overrides:
writeExternal in class com.esri.arcgis.interop.Dispatch
Throws:
IOException

readExternal

public void readExternal(ObjectInput in)
                  throws IOException,
                         ClassNotFoundException
Specified by:
readExternal in interface Externalizable
Overrides:
readExternal in class com.esri.arcgis.interop.Dispatch
Throws:
IOException
ClassNotFoundException