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javax.xml.transform
public interface: SourceLocator [javadoc | source]

All Known Implementing Classes:
    DOMLocator

This interface is primarily for the purposes of reporting where an error occurred in the XML source or transformation instructions.
Method from javax.xml.transform.SourceLocator Summary:
getColumnNumber,   getLineNumber,   getPublicId,   getSystemId
Method from javax.xml.transform.SourceLocator Detail:
 public int getColumnNumber()
    Return the character position where the current document event ends.

    Warning: The return value from the method is intended only as an approximation for the sake of error reporting; it is not intended to provide sufficient information to edit the character content of the original XML document.

    The return value is an approximation of the column number in the document entity or external parsed entity where the markup that triggered the event appears.

 public int getLineNumber()
    Return the line number where the current document event ends.

    Warning: The return value from the method is intended only as an approximation for the sake of error reporting; it is not intended to provide sufficient information to edit the character content of the original XML document.

    The return value is an approximation of the line number in the document entity or external parsed entity where the markup that triggered the event appears.

 public String getPublicId()
    Return the public identifier for the current document event.

    The return value is the public identifier of the document entity or of the external parsed entity in which the markup that triggered the event appears.

 public String getSystemId()
    Return the system identifier for the current document event.

    The return value is the system identifier of the document entity or of the external parsed entity in which the markup that triggered the event appears.

    If the system identifier is a URL, the parser must resolve it fully before passing it to the application.