Attribute.javaAPI DocJava SE 5 API1402Fri Aug 26 14:57:42 BST 2005javax.print.attribute


public interface Attribute implements Serializable
Interface Attribute is the base interface implemented by any and every printing attribute class to indicate that the class represents a printing attribute. All printing attributes are serializable.

David Mendenhall
Alan Kaminsky

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public java.lang.ClassgetCategory()
Get the printing attribute class which is to be used as the "category" for this printing attribute value when it is added to an attribute set.

Printing attribute class (category), an instance of class {@link java.lang.Class java.lang.Class}.

public java.lang.StringgetName()
Get the name of the category of which this attribute value is an instance.

Note: This method is intended to provide a default, nonlocalized string for the attribute's category. If two attribute objects return the same category from the getCategory() method, they should return the same name from the getName() method.

Attribute category name.