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%XGEN.AbstractElement

abstract class %XGEN.AbstractElement extends %Library.RegisteredObject, %XML.Adaptor

Note: This class is included because it is needed by other parts of the library. You should not use this or any other class within this package within your applications as a future version will be incompatible. If you are interested in this functionality please contact InterSystems.

This is the base class for all elements within an XGEN document.
There are 3 type of element within XGEN document:
  1. document: a container for the entire XGEN document. These are subclasses of %XGEN.AbstractDocument.
  2. sequence: a collection of one or more elements. These are subclasses of %XGEN.AbstractSequence.
  3. node: a single activity within an XGEN document. These are subclasses of %XGEN.AbstractNode.
See %XGEN.AbstractDocument for an overview of XGEN.

Parameters

parameter XGENDOCUMENT;
This is the name of the XGEN document class that this node belongs to.
parameter XMLIGNOREINVALIDATTRIBUTE = 0;
By setting this to 0, we disallow use of invalid attribute names.
parameter XMLIGNORENULL = 1;
By setting this 1, we ignore the difference between null and empty nodes within XGEN.

Properties

property name as %String);
This is the logical name of this node. This provides a common way to name elements within an XGEN document.
Property methods: nameDisplayToLogical(), nameGet(), nameIsValid(), nameLogicalToDisplay(), nameLogicalToOdbc(), nameNormalize(), nameSet()

Methods

method %Indent(pIndent As %Integer = 0) as %String
Helper method.
Returns a string containing the correct number of tabs for indenting code for this node.

Inherited Methods

%AddToSaveSet() %Extends() %SetModified()
%ClassIsLatestVersion() %GetParameter() %ValidateObject()
%ClassName() %IsA() XMLDTD()
%ConstructClone() %IsModified() XMLExport()
%DispatchClassMethod() %New() XMLExportToStream()
%DispatchGetModified() %NormalizeObject() XMLExportToString()
%DispatchGetProperty() %ObjectModified() XMLNew()
%DispatchMethod() %OriginalNamespace() XMLSchema()
%DispatchSetModified() %PackageName() XMLSchemaNamespace()
%DispatchSetMultidimProperty() %RemoveFromSaveSet() XMLSchemaType()
%DispatchSetProperty() %SerializeObject()

Subclasses

%XGEN.AbstractNode