Class TabsToSpaces

All Implemented Interfaces:
Closeable, AutoCloseable, Readable, ChainableReader, Parameterizable

public final class TabsToSpaces extends BaseParamFilterReader implements ChainableReader
Converts tabs to spaces. Example:
<tabstospaces tablength="8"/>
<filterreader classname="">
   <param name="tablength" value="8"/>
  • Constructor Details

    • TabsToSpaces

      public TabsToSpaces()
      Constructor for "dummy" instances.
      See Also:
    • TabsToSpaces

      public TabsToSpaces(Reader in)
      Creates a new filtered reader.
      in - A Reader object providing the underlying stream. Must not be null.
  • Method Details

    • read

      public int read() throws IOException
      Returns the next character in the filtered stream, converting tabs to the specified number of spaces.
      read in class FilterReader
      the next character in the resulting stream, or -1 if the end of the resulting stream has been reached
      IOException - if the underlying stream throws an IOException during reading
    • setTablength

      public void setTablength(int tabLength)
      Sets the tab length.
      tabLength - the number of spaces to be used when converting a tab.
    • chain

      public Reader chain(Reader rdr)
      Creates a new TabsToSpaces using the passed in Reader for instantiation.
      Specified by:
      chain in interface ChainableReader
      rdr - A Reader object providing the underlying stream. Must not be null.
      a new filter based on this configuration, but filtering the specified reader