Interface IMendixIdentifier


  • public interface IMendixIdentifier
    Represents a Mendix identifier, holding information for uniquely identifiying a Mendix object instance.

    It holds the following information:

    • object type
    • datastore code
    • object id

    Based on this information the Mendix identifier can generate a globally unique identifier (GUID), which is globally unique within the whole run-time.

    • Method Detail

      • getObjectType

        java.lang.String getObjectType()
        A string representation of the entity type.
        Returns:
        the entity name
      • toLong

        long toLong()
        The numeric value of the Mendix identfier.
        Returns:
        the numeric value
      • getEntityId

        short getEntityId()
        The numeric value of the entity.
        Returns:
        the entity identifier
      • getObject

        IMendixObject getObject()
        Returns the Mendix object that corresponds to this identifier or null if none is set. Use at your own risk, the actual object will most likely not be set.
        Returns:
        the Mendix object if it set, null otherwise
      • setObject

        void setObject​(IMendixObject object)
        Sets the Mendix object that corresponds to this identifier.
        Parameters:
        object - the object to set
      • clone

        @Deprecated
        java.lang.Object clone()
                        throws java.lang.CloneNotSupportedException
        Deprecated.
        since 9.4.0
        Returns a deep clone of this identifier. It will copy all data and share nothing with the original identifier.
        Returns:
        the deep clone
        Throws:
        java.lang.CloneNotSupportedException