Interface CtShadowable

All Known Subinterfaces:
CtAnnotation<A>, CtAnnotationMethod<T>, CtAnnotationType<T>, CtArrayTypeReference<T>, CtClass<T>, CtConstructor<T>, CtEnum<T>, CtEnumValue<T>, CtField<T>, CtInterface<T>, CtIntersectionTypeReference<T>, CtMethod<T>, CtPackage, CtParameter<T>, CtRecord, CtRecordComponent, CtType<T>, CtTypeParameter, CtTypeParameterReference, CtTypeReference<T>, CtWildcardReference
All Known Implementing Classes:
CtAnnotationImpl, CtAnnotationMethodImpl, CtAnnotationTypeImpl, CtArrayTypeReferenceImpl, CtClassImpl, CtConstructorImpl, CtEnumImpl, CtEnumValueImpl, CtFieldImpl, CtInterfaceImpl, CtIntersectionTypeReferenceImpl, CtMethodImpl, CtModelImpl.CtRootPackage, CtPackageImpl, CtParameterImpl, CtRecordComponentImpl, CtRecordImpl, CtTypeImpl, CtTypeParameterImpl, CtTypeParameterReferenceImpl, CtTypeReferenceImpl, CtWildcardReferenceImpl, InvisibleArrayConstructorImpl

public interface CtShadowable
A shadow element is an element that is in the Spoon model, but does not exist in the actual source code. The goal of shadow elements is to simplify transformations.
  • Method Summary

    Modifier and Type
    When an element isn't present in the factory (created in another factory), this element is considered as "shadow".
    <E extends CtShadowable>
    setShadow​(boolean isShadow)
    Marks an element as shadow.
  • Method Details

    • isShadow

      boolean isShadow()
      When an element isn't present in the factory (created in another factory), this element is considered as "shadow". e.g., a shadow element can be a CtType of java.lang.Class built when we call CtTypeReference.getTypeDeclaration() on a reference of java.lang.Class.
      true if the element is a shadow element, otherwise false.
    • setShadow

      <E extends CtShadowable> E setShadow(boolean isShadow)
      Marks an element as shadow. To know what is a shadow element, see the javadoc of isShadow().