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%Library.MethodDefinition


persistent class %Library.MethodDefinition extends %AbstractDefinition

Note: The class definition classes in the %Library package have been superceded by those in the %Dictionary package.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

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Summary


Properties
Abstract Call ClassMethod ClassName Code
CodeMode Description Expression Final FormalSpec
GenerateAfter Generator Implementation Internal Language
Name NotForProperty NotInheritable PlaceAfter Private
ReadOnly ReturnType SQLName SQLProc SequenceNumber

Methods
%AddToSaveSet %AddToSyncSet %BuildIndices %CheckConstraints
%CheckConstraintsForExtent %ClassIsLatestVersion %ClassName %ComposeOid
%ConstructClone %Delete %DeleteExtent %DeleteId
%DispatchClassMethod %DispatchGetModified %DispatchGetProperty %DispatchMethod
%DispatchSetModified %DispatchSetMultidimProperty %DispatchSetProperty %Exists
%ExistsId %Extends %GUID %GUIDSet
%GetLock %GetParameter %GetSwizzleObject %Id
%IsA %IsModified %IsNull %KillExtent
%LockExtent %LockId %New %NormalizeObject
%ObjectIsNull %ObjectModified %Oid %OnBeforeAddToSync
%OnDetermineClass %Open %OpenId %OriginalNamespace
%PackageName %PurgeIndices %Reload %RemoveFromSaveSet
%ResolveConcurrencyConflict %RollBack %Save %SaveDirect
%SerializeObject %SetModified %SortBegin %SortEnd
%SyncObjectIn %SyncTransport %UnlockExtent %UnlockId
%ValidateIndices %ValidateObject CallGet CallSet
CodeGet CodeSet ExpressionGet ExpressionSet
GeneratorGet GeneratorSet GetTransientState SetTransientState
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Properties


• property Abstract as %CacheString;
A flag indicating if this method is abstract (1) or not (0).
• property Call as %CacheString [ Calculated ];
For call methods, a string containing the name of the routine to call.
• property ClassMethod as %CacheString;
A flag indicating whether the method is a class method (1) or an instance method (0).
• property ClassName as %CacheString;
A string containing the name of the class the method belongs to.
• property Code as %CacheString [ Calculated ];
The implementation for the method.
• property CodeMode as %CacheString [ InitialExpression = "code" ];
A string containing the code mode of the method.
• property Description as %CacheString;
A string containing the description of the method.
• property Expression as %CacheString [ Calculated ];
• property Final as %CacheString;
A flag indicating whether the method is final (1) or not (0).
• property FormalSpec as %CacheString;
A string containing the list of arguments for the method.
• 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 Generator as %CacheString [ Calculated ];
The implementation of the method generator for this method.
• property Implementation as %CacheString;
The implementation of the method generator for this method.
• property Internal as %CacheString;
A flag indicating whether the method is internal (1) or not (0).
• property Language as %CacheString [ InitialExpression = "cache" ];
This is for internal use.
• property Name as %CacheString;
A string containing the name of the method.
• property NotForProperty as %CacheString;
This is for internal use.
• property NotInheritable as %CacheString;
This is for internal use.
• property PlaceAfter as %CacheString;
A string containing the name of another method which should be placed before this method in generated code.
• property Private as %CacheString;
A flag indicating whether the method is private (1) or public (0).
• 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 ReturnType as %CacheString;
A string containing the return type (a class name) for the method. If there is no return type it contains a null string ("").
• property SQLName as %CacheString;
A string containing the name of this method when projected as an SQLPROCEDURE.
• property SQLProc as %CacheString;
A flag indicating whether the method can be called as an SQL stored procedure (1) or not (0). A stored procedure must marked as a class method.
• property SequenceNumber as %CacheString;
Sequence number used to determine order of this item in Studio editor and in XML export format.

Methods


• method CallGet() as %CacheString
This is a Get accessor method for the Call property.
• method CallSet(value As %CacheString) as %Status
This is a Set accessor method for the Call property.
• method CodeGet() as %CacheString
This is a Get accessor method for the Code property.
• method CodeSet(value As %CacheString) as %Status
This is a Set accessor method for the Code property.
• method ExpressionGet() as %CacheString
This is a Get accessor method for the Expression property.
• method ExpressionSet(value As %CacheString) as %Status
This is a Set accessor method for the Expression property.
• method GeneratorGet() as %CacheString
This is a Get accessor method for the Generator property.
• method GeneratorSet(value As %CacheString) as %Status
This is a Set accessor method for the Generator property.