java.lang
Class Short

java.lang.Object
  |
  +--java.lang.Short

public final class Short
extends Object

The Short class is the standard wrapper for short values.

Since:
JDK1.1

Field Summary
static short MAX_VALUE
          The maximum value a Short can have.
static short MIN_VALUE
          The minimum value a Short can have.
 
Constructor Summary
Short(short value)
          Constructs a Short object initialized to the specified short value.
 
Method Summary
 boolean equals(Object obj)
          Compares this object to the specified object.
 int hashCode()
          Returns a hashcode for this Short.
static short parseShort(String s)
          Assuming the specified String represents a short, returns that short's value.
static short parseShort(String s, int radix)
          Assuming the specified String represents a short, returns that short's value.
 short shortValue()
          Returns the value of this Short as a short.
 String toString()
          Returns a String object representing this Short's value.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
getClass, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Field Detail

MAX_VALUE

public static final short MAX_VALUE
The maximum value a Short can have.

MIN_VALUE

public static final short MIN_VALUE
The minimum value a Short can have.
Constructor Detail

Short

public Short(short value)
Constructs a Short object initialized to the specified short value.
Parameters:
value - the initial value of the Short
Method Detail

equals

public boolean equals(Object obj)
Compares this object to the specified object.
Overrides:
equals in class Object
Parameters:
obj - the object to compare with
Returns:
true if the objects are the same; false otherwise.

hashCode

public int hashCode()
Returns a hashcode for this Short.
Overrides:
hashCode in class Object

Following copied from class: Object
Returns:
a hash code value for this object.
See Also:
Object.equals(java.lang.Object), Hashtable

parseShort

public static short parseShort(String s)
                        throws NumberFormatException
Assuming the specified String represents a short, returns that short's value. Throws an exception if the String cannot be parsed as a short. The radix is assumed to be 10.
Parameters:
s - the String containing the short
Returns:
short the value represented by the specified string
Throws:
NumberFormatException - If the string does not contain a parsable short.

parseShort

public static short parseShort(String s,
                               int radix)
                        throws NumberFormatException
Assuming the specified String represents a short, returns that short's value. Throws an exception if the String cannot be parsed as a short.
Parameters:
s - the String containing the short
radix - the radix to be used
Returns:
The short value represented by the specified string in the specified radix.
Throws:
NumberFormatException - If the String does not contain a parsable short.

shortValue

public short shortValue()
Returns the value of this Short as a short.

toString

public String toString()
Returns a String object representing this Short's value.
Overrides:
toString in class Object

Following copied from class: Object
Returns:
a string representation of the object.


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