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%Library.MethodDefinition

persistent class %Library.MethodDefinition extends %Library.AbstractDefinition

SQL Table Name: %Library.MethodDefinition

Note: The class definition classes in the %Library package have been superceded by those in the %Dictionary package.

This class represents a specific method description for a class contained within the Caché Dictionary.

For more information on class definition classes, refer to About Class Definition Classes.

Property Inventory (Including Private)

Method Inventory (Including Private)

Properties (Including Private)

property Abstract as %CacheString;
A flag indicating if this method is abstract (1) or not (0).
Property methods: AbstractGet(), AbstractIsValid(), AbstractSet()
property Call as %CacheString [ Calculated ];
For call methods, a string containing the name of the routine to call.
Property methods: CallGet(), CallSet()
property ClassMethod as %CacheString;
A flag indicating whether the method is a class method (1) or an instance method (0).
Property methods: ClassMethodGet(), ClassMethodIsValid(), ClassMethodSet()
property ClassName as %CacheString;
A string containing the name of the class the method belongs to.
Property methods: ClassNameGet(), ClassNameIsValid(), ClassNameSet()
property Code as %CacheString [ Calculated ];
The implementation for the method.
Property methods: CodeGet(), CodeModeGet(), CodeModeIsValid(), CodeModeSet(), CodeSet()
property CodeMode as %CacheString [ InitialExpression = "code" ];
A string containing the code mode of the method.
Property methods: CodeModeGet(), CodeModeIsValid(), CodeModeSet()
property Description as %CacheString;
A string containing the description of the method.
Property methods: DescriptionGet(), DescriptionIsValid(), DescriptionSet()
property Expression as %CacheString [ Calculated ];
Property methods: ExpressionGet(), ExpressionSet()
property Final as %CacheString;
A flag indicating whether the method is final (1) or not (0).
Property methods: FinalGet(), FinalIsValid(), FinalSet()
property FormalSpec as %CacheString;
A string containing the list of arguments for the method.
Property methods: FormalSpecGet(), FormalSpecIsValid(), FormalSpecSet()
property GenerateAfter as %CacheString;
For a method generator, a string containing the name of another method generator which should be called before this one when compiling.
Property methods: GenerateAfterGet(), GenerateAfterIsValid(), GenerateAfterSet()
property Generator as %CacheString [ Calculated ];
The implementation of the method generator for this method.
Property methods: GeneratorGet(), GeneratorSet()
property Implementation as %CacheString;
The implementation of the method generator for this method.
Property methods: ImplementationGet(), ImplementationIsValid(), ImplementationSet()
property Internal as %CacheString;
A flag indicating whether the method is internal (1) or not (0).
Property methods: InternalGet(), InternalIsValid(), InternalSet()
property Language as %CacheString [ InitialExpression = "cache" ];
This is for internal use.
Property methods: LanguageGet(), LanguageIsValid(), LanguageSet()
property Name as %CacheString;
A string containing the name of the method.
Property methods: NameGet(), NameIsValid(), NameSet()
property NotForProperty as %CacheString;
This is for internal use.
Property methods: NotForPropertyGet(), NotForPropertyIsValid(), NotForPropertySet()
property NotInheritable as %CacheString;
This is for internal use.
Property methods: NotInheritableGet(), NotInheritableIsValid(), NotInheritableSet()
property PlaceAfter as %CacheString;
A string containing the name of another method which should be placed before this method in generated code.
Property methods: PlaceAfterGet(), PlaceAfterIsValid(), PlaceAfterSet()
property Private as %CacheString;
A flag indicating whether the method is private (1) or public (0).
Property methods: PrivateGet(), PrivateIsValid(), PrivateSet()
property ReadOnly as %CacheString [ InitialExpression = 0 ];
Set to true of the implementation is too large to load into the property as you can not save this class, but you may look at the other properties
Property methods: ReadOnlyGet(), ReadOnlyIsValid(), ReadOnlySet()
property ReturnType as %CacheString;