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Interface ExtraEncoding


public interface ExtraEncoding

Classes implementing this interface can create custom encodings or replace existing ones. It is used in the context of PdfEncoding.

Author:
Paulo Soares

Method Summary
 String byteToChar(byte[] b, String encoding)
          Converts a byte array to an Unicode string according to some encoding.
 byte[] charToByte(char char1, String encoding)
          Converts an Unicode char to a byte array according to some encoding.
 byte[] charToByte(String text, String encoding)
          Converts an Unicode string to a byte array according to some encoding.
 

Method Detail

charToByte

byte[] charToByte(String text,
                  String encoding)
Converts an Unicode string to a byte array according to some encoding.

Parameters:
text - the Unicode string
encoding - the requested encoding. It's mainly of use if the same class supports more than one encoding.
Returns:
the conversion or null if no conversion is supported

charToByte

byte[] charToByte(char char1,
                  String encoding)
Converts an Unicode char to a byte array according to some encoding.

Parameters:
char1 - the Unicode char
encoding - the requested encoding. It's mainly of use if the same class supports more than one encoding.
Returns:
the conversion or null if no conversion is supported

byteToChar

String byteToChar(byte[] b,
                  String encoding)
Converts a byte array to an Unicode string according to some encoding.

Parameters:
b - the input byte array
encoding - the requested encoding. It's mainly of use if the same class supports more than one encoding.
Returns:
the conversion or null if no conversion is supported


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