org.jaxen.expr
Interface NameStep

All Superinterfaces:
Predicated, Serializable, Step
All Known Implementing Classes:
DefaultNameStep

public interface NameStep
extends Step

Represents an XPath name test such as para or svg:rect. This is production 37 in the XPath 1.0 specification:

[37] NameTest ::=  '*' 
                | NCName ':' '*'    
                | QName


Method Summary
 String getLocalName()
          Returns the local name of the matched node
 String getPrefix()
          Returns the namespace prefix of the matched node.
 
Methods inherited from interface org.jaxen.expr.Step
axisIterator, evaluate, getAxis, getText, matches, simplify
 
Methods inherited from interface org.jaxen.expr.Predicated
addPredicate, getPredicates, getPredicateSet
 

Method Detail

getPrefix

String getPrefix()
Returns the namespace prefix of the matched node. This is the empty string for nodes in the default namespace.

Returns:
the namespace prefix of the natched node

getLocalName

String getLocalName()
Returns the local name of the matched node

Returns:
the local name of the test


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