Class SphereSensorObject

    • Field Detail

      • NAME

        public static final java.lang.String NAME
        String constant NAME provides name of this element: SphereSensor.
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      • COMPONENT

        public static final java.lang.String COMPONENT
        String constant COMPONENT defines X3D component for the SphereSensor element: PointingDeviceSensor
        See Also:
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      • LEVEL

        public static final int LEVEL
        Integer constant LEVEL provides default X3D PointingDeviceSensor component level for this element: 1
        See Also:
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      • AUTOOFFSET_DEFAULT_VALUE

        public static final boolean AUTOOFFSET_DEFAULT_VALUE
        SFBool field named autoOffset has default value true (Java syntax) or true (XML syntax).
        See Also:
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      • DESCRIPTION_DEFAULT_VALUE

        public static final java.lang.String DESCRIPTION_DEFAULT_VALUE
        SFString field named description has default value equal to an empty string.
        See Also:
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      • ENABLED_DEFAULT_VALUE

        public static final boolean ENABLED_DEFAULT_VALUE
        SFBool field named enabled has default value true (Java syntax) or true (XML syntax).
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      • IS_DEFAULT_VALUE

        public static final ISObject IS_DEFAULT_VALUE
        SFNode field named IS has default value null (Java syntax) or NULL (XML syntax).
      • METADATA_DEFAULT_VALUE

        public static final X3DMetadataObject METADATA_DEFAULT_VALUE
        SFNode field named metadata has default value null (Java syntax) or NULL (XML syntax).
      • OFFSET_DEFAULT_VALUE

        public static final float[] OFFSET_DEFAULT_VALUE
        SFRotation field named offset has default value {0f,1f,0f,0f} (Java syntax) or 0 1 0 0 (XML syntax).
      • fromField_AUTOOFFSET

        public static final java.lang.String fromField_AUTOOFFSET
        fromField ROUTE name for SFBool field named autoOffset.
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      • toField_AUTOOFFSET

        public static final java.lang.String toField_AUTOOFFSET
        toField ROUTE name for SFBool field named autoOffset.
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      • fromField_DESCRIPTION

        public static final java.lang.String fromField_DESCRIPTION
        fromField ROUTE name for SFString field named description.
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      • toField_DESCRIPTION

        public static final java.lang.String toField_DESCRIPTION
        toField ROUTE name for SFString field named description.
        See Also:
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      • fromField_ENABLED

        public static final java.lang.String fromField_ENABLED
        fromField ROUTE name for SFBool field named enabled.
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      • toField_ENABLED

        public static final java.lang.String toField_ENABLED
        toField ROUTE name for SFBool field named enabled.
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      • fromField_IS

        public static final java.lang.String fromField_IS
        fromField ROUTE name for SFNode field named IS.
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      • fromField_ISACTIVE

        public static final java.lang.String fromField_ISACTIVE
        fromField ROUTE name for SFBool field named isActive.
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      • fromField_ISOVER

        public static final java.lang.String fromField_ISOVER
        fromField ROUTE name for SFBool field named isOver.
        See Also:
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      • fromField_METADATA

        public static final java.lang.String fromField_METADATA
        fromField ROUTE name for SFNode field named metadata.
        See Also:
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      • toField_METADATA

        public static final java.lang.String toField_METADATA
        toField ROUTE name for SFNode field named metadata.
        See Also:
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      • fromField_OFFSET

        public static final java.lang.String fromField_OFFSET
        fromField ROUTE name for SFRotation field named offset.
        See Also:
        Constant Field Values
      • toField_OFFSET

        public static final java.lang.String toField_OFFSET
        toField ROUTE name for SFRotation field named offset.
        See Also:
        Constant Field Values
      • fromField_ROTATION_CHANGED

        public static final java.lang.String fromField_ROTATION_CHANGED
        fromField ROUTE name for SFRotation field named rotation_changed.
        See Also:
        Constant Field Values
      • fromField_TRACKPOINT_CHANGED

        public static final java.lang.String fromField_TRACKPOINT_CHANGED
        fromField ROUTE name for SFVec3f field named trackPoint_changed.
        See Also:
        Constant Field Values
    • Constructor Detail

      • SphereSensorObject

        public SphereSensorObject()
        Constructor for SphereSensorObject to initialize member variables with default values.
      • SphereSensorObject

        public SphereSensorObject​(java.lang.String DEFlabel)
        Utility constructor that assigns DEF label after initializing member variables with default values.
        Parameters:
        DEFlabel - unique DEF name for this X3D node
    • Method Detail

      • getElementName

        public final java.lang.String getElementName()
        Provides name of this element: SphereSensor
        Specified by:
        getElementName in class X3DConcreteElement
        Returns:
        name of this element
      • getComponent

        public final java.lang.String getComponent()
        Defines X3D component for the SphereSensor element: PointingDeviceSensor
        Specified by:
        getComponent in class X3DConcreteElement
        Returns:
        X3D component for this element
      • getComponentLevel

        public final int getComponentLevel()
        Provides default X3D component level for this element: 1
        Specified by:
        getComponentLevel in class X3DConcreteElement
        Returns:
        default X3D component level for this element
      • getFieldType

        public java.lang.String getFieldType​(java.lang.String fieldName)
        Indicate type corresponding to given fieldName.
        Specified by:
        getFieldType in class X3DConcreteElement
        Parameters:
        fieldName - name of field in this X3D node
        Returns:
        X3D type (SFvec3f etc.), otherwise ConfigurationProperties.ERROR_UNKNOWN_FIELD_TYPE if not recognized
        See Also:
        ConfigurationProperties.ERROR_UNKNOWN_FIELD_TYPE
      • getAccessType

        public java.lang.String getAccessType​(java.lang.String fieldName)
        Indicate accessType corresponding to given fieldName.
        Specified by:
        getAccessType in class X3DConcreteElement
        Parameters:
        fieldName - name of field in this X3D node
        Returns:
        X3D accessType (inputOnly etc.), otherwise ConfigurationProperties.ERROR_UNKNOWN_FIELD_ACCESSTYPE if not recognized
        See Also:
        ConfigurationProperties.ERROR_UNKNOWN_FIELD_ACCESSTYPE
      • initialize

        public final void initialize()
        Initialize all member variables to default values.
        Overrides:
        initialize in class X3DConcreteNode
      • getAutoOffset

        public boolean getAutoOffset()
        Provide boolean value from inputOutput SFBool field named autoOffset.

        Tooltip: Determines whether previous offset values are remembered/accumulated. *
        Specified by:
        getAutoOffset in interface SphereSensor
        Specified by:
        getAutoOffset in interface X3DDragSensorNode
        Returns:
        value of autoOffset field
      • setAutoOffset

        public SphereSensorObject setAutoOffset​(boolean newValue)
        Accessor method to assign boolean value to inputOutput SFBool field named autoOffset.

        Tooltip: Determines whether previous offset values are remembered/accumulated. *
        Specified by:
        setAutoOffset in interface SphereSensor
        Specified by:
        setAutoOffset in interface X3DDragSensorNode
        Parameters:
        newValue - is new value for the autoOffset field.
        Returns:
        SphereSensorObject - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive method invocations on the same object).
      • setAutoOffset

        public SphereSensorObject setAutoOffset​(SFBoolObject newValue)
        Assign typed object value to SFBool autoOffset field, similar to setAutoOffset(boolean).
        Parameters:
        newValue - is new value for the autoOffset field.
        Returns:
        SphereSensorObject - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive method invocations on the same object).
      • getDescription

        public java.lang.String getDescription()
        Provide String value from inputOutput SFString field named description.

        Tooltip: Author-provided text tooltip that tells users the expected action of this node.
        • Hint: include space characters since a description is not a DEF identifier. Write short phrases that make descriptions clear and readable.
        • Hint: many XML tools substitute XML character references for special characters automatically if needed within an attribute value (such as & for & ampersand character, or " for " quotation-mark character).
        Specified by:
        getDescription in interface SphereSensor
        Specified by:
        getDescription in interface X3DDragSensorNode
        Specified by:
        getDescription in interface X3DPointingDeviceSensorNode
        Returns:
        value of description field
      • setDescription

        public SphereSensorObject setDescription​(java.lang.String newValue)
        Accessor method to assign String value to inputOutput SFString field named description.

        Tooltip: Author-provided text tooltip that tells users the expected action of this node.
        • Hint: include space characters since a description is not a DEF identifier. Write short phrases that make descriptions clear and readable.
        • Hint: many XML tools substitute XML character references for special characters automatically if needed within an attribute value (such as & for & ampersand character, or " for " quotation-mark character).
        Specified by:
        setDescription in interface SphereSensor
        Specified by:
        setDescription in interface X3DDragSensorNode
        Specified by:
        setDescription in interface X3DPointingDeviceSensorNode
        Parameters:
        newValue - is new value for the description field.
        Returns:
        SphereSensorObject - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive method invocations on the same object).
      • setDescription

        public SphereSensorObject setDescription​(SFStringObject newValue)
        Assign typed object value to SFString description field, similar to setDescription(String).
        Parameters:
        newValue - is new value for the description field.
        Returns:
        SphereSensorObject - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive method invocations on the same object).
      • setEnabled

        public SphereSensorObject setEnabled​(SFBoolObject newValue)
        Assign typed object value to SFBool enabled field, similar to setEnabled(boolean).
        Parameters:
        newValue - is new value for the enabled field.
        Returns:
        SphereSensorObject - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive method invocations on the same object).
      • clearIS

        public SphereSensorObject clearIS()
        Utility method to clear SFNode value of IS field.
        Returns:
        SphereSensorObject - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive setAttribute method invocations).
      • hasIS

        public boolean hasIS()
        Indicate whether an object is available for inputOutput SFNode field IS.
        Returns:
        whether a concrete statement or CommentsBlock is available.
        See Also:
        getIS()
      • getIsActive

        public boolean getIsActive()
        Provide boolean value from outputOnly SFBool field named isActive.

        Tooltip: Select geometry by activating the pointing device (e.g. clicking the mouse) to generate isActive events. Output event isActive=true is sent when geometry is selected (e.g. when primary mouse button is pressed), output event isActive=false is sent when geometry is deselected (e.g. when primary mouse button is released).
        • Warning: it is an error to define this transient outputOnly field in an X3D file, instead only use it a source for ROUTE events.
        Specified by:
        getIsActive in interface SphereSensor
        Specified by:
        getIsActive in interface X3DDragSensorNode
        Specified by:
        getIsActive in interface X3DPointingDeviceSensorNode
        Specified by:
        getIsActive in interface X3DSensorNode
        Returns:
        value of isActive field
      • getIsOver

        public boolean getIsOver()
        Provide boolean value from outputOnly SFBool field named isOver.

        Tooltip: Hover over geometry by aiming the mouse (or pointing device) to generate isOver events. Sensor sends output event isOver=true event when pointing device moves over sensor's geometry, and later sends output event isOver=false event when pointing device moves off.
        • Warning: it is an error to define this transient outputOnly field in an X3D file, instead only use it a source for ROUTE events.
        Specified by:
        getIsOver in interface SphereSensor
        Specified by:
        getIsOver in interface X3DDragSensorNode
        Specified by:
        getIsOver in interface X3DPointingDeviceSensorNode
        Returns:
        value of isOver field
      • clearMetadata

        public SphereSensorObject clearMetadata()
        Utility method to clear SFNode value of metadata field.
        Returns:
        SphereSensorObject - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive setAttribute method invocations).
      • hasMetadata

        public boolean hasMetadata()
        Indicate whether an object is available for inputOutput SFNode field metadata.
        Returns:
        whether a properly typed node or ProtoInstance or CommentsBlock is available.
        See Also:
        getMetadata(), getMetadataProtoInstance(), X3D Scene Authoring Hints: Metadata Nodes
      • getOffset

        public float[] getOffset()
        Provide array of 4-tuple float results unit axis, angle (in radians) from inputOutput SFRotation field named offset.

        Tooltip: Sends event and remembers last value sensed.
        • Warning: ROUTE connecting rotation_changed to set_offset creates a self-reinforcing positive feedback loop and results in unmanageable response.
        Specified by:
        getOffset in interface SphereSensor
        Returns:
        value of offset field
      • setOffset

        public SphereSensorObject setOffset​(float[] newValue)
        Accessor method to assign 4-tuple float array unit axis, angle (in radians) to inputOutput SFRotation field named offset.

        Tooltip: Sends event and remembers last value sensed.
        • Warning: ROUTE connecting rotation_changed to set_offset creates a self-reinforcing positive feedback loop and results in unmanageable response.
        Specified by:
        setOffset in interface SphereSensor
        Parameters:
        newValue - is new value for the offset field.
        Returns:
        SphereSensorObject - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive method invocations on the same object).
      • setOffset

        public SphereSensorObject setOffset​(SFRotationObject newValue)
        Assign typed object value to SFRotation offset field, similar to setOffset(float[]).
        Parameters:
        newValue - is new value for the offset field.
        Returns:
        SphereSensorObject - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive method invocations on the same object).
      • setOffset

        public SphereSensorObject setOffset​(float x,
                                            float y,
                                            float z,
                                            float angleRadians)
        Assign values to SFRotation offset field, similar to setOffset(float[]).
        Parameters:
        x - first component of axis
        y - second component of axis
        z - third component of axis
        angleRadians - fourth component of rotation around axis
        Returns:
        SphereSensorObject - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive method invocations on the same object).
      • setOffset

        public SphereSensorObject setOffset​(double x,
                                            double y,
                                            double z,
                                            double angleRadians)
        Utility method: double-precision set-parameters accessor for X3D floating-point type, similar to setOffset(float[]).
        Parameters:
        x - first component
        y - second component
        z - third component
        angleRadians - fourth component
        Returns:
        SphereSensorObject - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive method invocations on the same object).
      • setOffset

        public SphereSensorObject setOffset​(double[] newArray)
        Utility method: double-precision set-array accessor for X3D floating-point type, similar to setOffset(float[]).
        Parameters:
        newArray - is new value for field
        Returns:
        SphereSensorObject - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive method invocations on the same object).
      • getRotation

        public float[] getRotation()
        Provide array of 4-tuple float results unit axis, angle (in radians) from outputOnly SFRotation field named rotation_changed.

        Tooltip: rotation_changed events equal sum of relative bearing changes plus offset value.
        • Warning: it is an error to define this transient outputOnly field in an X3D file, instead only use it a source for ROUTE events.
        Specified by:
        getRotation in interface SphereSensor
        Returns:
        value of rotation_changed field
      • getTrackPoint

        public float[] getTrackPoint()
        Provide array of 3-tuple float results from outputOnly SFVec3f field named trackPoint_changed.

        Tooltip: trackPoint_changed events give intersection point of bearing with sensor's virtual geometry.
        • Warning: it is an error to define this transient outputOnly field in an X3D file, instead only use it a source for ROUTE events.
        • Warning: trackPoint_changed events represent unclamped intersection points on plane surface. Browsers can interpret drags off of the surface in various ways. Note that translation_changed events are clamped by minPosition/maxPosition and thus may be preferable.
        Specified by:
        getTrackPoint in interface SphereSensor
        Specified by:
        getTrackPoint in interface X3DDragSensorNode
        Returns:
        value of trackPoint_changed field
      • setDEF

        public final SphereSensorObject setDEF​(java.lang.String newValue)
        Accessor method to assign String value to inputOutput SFString field named DEF.

        Tooltip: DEF defines a unique ID name for this node, referenceable by other nodes.

        Note that setting the DEF value clears the USE value.
        Specified by:
        setDEF in class X3DConcreteNode
        Parameters:
        newValue - is new value for the DEF field.
        Returns:
        SphereSensorObject - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive method invocations on the same object).
      • setDEF

        public SphereSensorObject setDEF​(SFStringObject newValue)
        Assign typed object value to SFString DEF field, similar to setDEF(String).
        Parameters:
        newValue - is new value for the DEF field.
        Returns:
        SphereSensorObject - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive method invocations on the same object).
      • getUSE

        public java.lang.String getUSE()
        Provide String value from inputOutput SFString field named USE.

        Tooltip: USE means reuse an already DEF-ed node ID, excluding all child nodes and all other attributes (except for containerField, which can have a different value).
        • Hint: USE references to previously defined DEF geometry (instead of duplicating nodes) can improve performance.
        • Warning: do NOT include any child nodes, a DEF attribute, or any other attribute values (except for containerField) when defining a USE attribute.
        • Warning: each USE value must match a corresponding DEF value that is defined earlier in the scene.
        Overrides:
        getUSE in class X3DConcreteNode
        Returns:
        value of USE field
        See Also:
        X3D Scene Authoring Hints: Naming Conventions
      • setUSE

        public final SphereSensorObject setUSE​(java.lang.String newValue)
        Accessor method to assign String value to inputOutput SFString field named USE.

        Tooltip: USE means reuse an already DEF-ed node ID, excluding all child nodes and all other attributes (except for containerField, which can have a different value).
        • Hint: USE references to previously defined DEF geometry (instead of duplicating nodes) can improve performance.
        • Warning: do NOT include any child nodes, a DEF attribute, or any other attribute values (except for containerField) when defining a USE attribute.
        • Warning: each USE value must match a corresponding DEF value that is defined earlier in the scene.


        Note: each USE node is still an independent object, with the USE value matching the DEF value in the preceding object.

        Warning: invoking the setUSE() method on this node resets all other fields to their default values (except for containerField) and also releases all child nodes.

        Warning: no other operations can be performed to modify a USE node other than setting an alternate containerField value.
        Specified by:
        setUSE in class X3DConcreteNode
        Parameters:
        newValue - is new value for the USE field.
        Returns:
        SphereSensorObject - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive method invocations on the same object).
      • setUSE

        public SphereSensorObject setUSE​(SFStringObject newValue)
        Assign typed object value to SFString USE field, similar to setUSE(String).
        Parameters:
        newValue - is new value for the USE field.
        Returns:
        SphereSensorObject - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive method invocations on the same object).
      • getCssClass

        public java.lang.String getCssClass()
        Provide String value from inputOutput SFString field named class.

        Tooltip: The class attribute is a space-separated list of classes, reserved for use by CSS cascading stylesheets.
        • Warning: currently the class attribute is only supported in XML encoding of X3D scenes.
        • Hint: W3C Cascading Style Sheets https://www.w3.org/Style/CSS
        Overrides:
        getCssClass in class X3DConcreteNode
        Returns:
        value of class field
        See Also:
        W3C Cascading Style Sheets
      • setCssClass

        public final SphereSensorObject setCssClass​(java.lang.String newValue)
        Accessor method to assign String value to inputOutput SFString field named class.

        Tooltip: The class attribute is a space-separated list of classes, reserved for use by CSS cascading stylesheets.
        • Warning: currently the class attribute is only supported in XML encoding of X3D scenes.
        • Hint: W3C Cascading Style Sheets https://www.w3.org/Style/CSS
        Specified by:
        setCssClass in class X3DConcreteNode
        Parameters:
        newValue - is new value for the class field.
        Returns:
        SphereSensorObject - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive method invocations on the same object).
        See Also:
        W3C Cascading Style Sheets
      • setCssClass

        public SphereSensorObject setCssClass​(SFStringObject newValue)
        Assign typed object value to SFString cssClass field, similar to setCssClass(String).
        Parameters:
        newValue - is new value for the class field.
        Returns:
        SphereSensorObject - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive method invocations on the same object).
      • setUSE

        public SphereSensorObject setUSE​(SphereSensorObject DEFnode)
        Assign a USE reference to another DEF node of same node type, similar to setUSE(String).

        Warning: note that the setUSE() method on this node resets all other fields to their default values (except for containerField) and also releases all child nodes.

        Warning: no other operations can be performed to modify a USE node other than setting an alternate containerField value.
        Parameters:
        DEFnode - must have a DEF value defined
        Returns:
        SphereSensorObject - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive method invocations on the same object).
      • addComments

        public SphereSensorObject addComments​(java.lang.String newComment)
        Add comment as String to contained commentsList.
        Specified by:
        addComments in class X3DConcreteElement
        Parameters:
        newComment - initial value
        Returns:
        SphereSensorObject - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive setAttribute method invocations).
      • addComments

        public SphereSensorObject addComments​(java.lang.String[] newComments)
        Add comments as String[] array to contained commentsList.
        Specified by:
        addComments in class X3DConcreteElement
        Parameters:
        newComments - array of comments
        Returns:
        SphereSensorObject - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive setAttribute method invocations).
      • addComments

        public SphereSensorObject addComments​(CommentsBlock newCommentsBlock)
        Add CommentsBlock to contained commentsList.
        Specified by:
        addComments in class X3DConcreteElement
        Parameters:
        newCommentsBlock - block of comments to add
        Returns:
        SphereSensorObject - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive setAttribute method invocations).
      • findElementByNameValue

        public X3DConcreteElement findElementByNameValue​(java.lang.String nameValue)
        Recursive method to provide object reference to node or statement by name attribute, if found as part of this element or in a contained element. Elements with name fields include meta, Metadata* nodes, field/fieldValue, ProtoDeclare/ExternProtoDeclare/ProtoInstance, CAD and HAnim nodes.

        Warning: first start with findAncestorSceneObject() to check entire scene graph, or findAncestorX3DObject() to check entire model document.

        Warning: more than one element may be found that has the same name, this method does not handle that case.
        Specified by:
        findElementByNameValue in class X3DConcreteElement
        Parameters:
        nameValue - is value of the name field being searched for in this element and child elements(if any)
        Returns:
        object reference to found element, null otherwise
        See Also:
        findNodeByDEF(String), X3DConcreteElement.hasAncestorSceneObject(), X3DConcreteElement.findAncestorX3DObject()
      • findElementByNameValue

        public X3DConcreteElement findElementByNameValue​(java.lang.String nameValue,
                                                         java.lang.String elementName)
        Recursive method to provide object reference to node or statement by name attribute, if found as part of this element or in a contained element. Elements with name fields include meta, Metadata* nodes, field/fieldValue, ProtoDeclare/ExternProtoDeclare/ProtoInstance, CAD and HAnim nodes.

        Warning: first start with findAncestorSceneObject() to check entire scene graph, or findAncestorX3DObject() to check entire model document.

        Warning: more than one element may be found that has the same name, this method does not handle that case.
        Specified by:
        findElementByNameValue in class X3DConcreteElement
        Parameters:
        nameValue - is value of the name field being searched for in this element and child elements(if any)
        elementName - identifies the element of interest (meta MetadataString ProtoDeclare CADassembly ProtoInstance HAnimHumanoid etc.)
        Returns:
        object reference to found element, null otherwise
        See Also:
        findNodeByDEF(String), X3DConcreteElement.hasAncestorSceneObject(), X3DConcreteElement.findAncestorX3DObject()
      • hasElementByNameValue

        public boolean hasElementByNameValue​(java.lang.String nameValue,
                                             java.lang.String elementName)
        Recursive method to determine whether node or statement with given name attribute is found, meaning both objects are attached to same scene graph.
        Parameters:
        nameValue - is value of the name field being searched for in this element and child elements(if any)
        elementName - identifies the element of interest (meta MetadataString ProtoDeclare CADassembly ProtoInstance HAnimHumanoid etc.)
        Returns:
        whether node is found
        See Also:
        findElementByNameValue(String, String)
      • hasNodeByDEF

        public boolean hasNodeByDEF​(java.lang.String DEFvalue)
        Recursive method to determine whether node with DEFvalue is found, meaning both objects are attached to same scene graph.
        Parameters:
        DEFvalue - is value of the name field being searched for in this element and child elements(if any)
        Returns:
        whether node is found
        See Also:
        findNodeByDEF(String)
      • validate

        public java.lang.String validate()
        Recursive method to validate this element plus all contained nodes and statements, using both datatype-specification value checks and regular expression (regex) checking of corresponding string values.
        Specified by:
        validate in class X3DConcreteElement
        Returns:
        validation results (if any)