Interface GeoMetadata

All Superinterfaces:
X3DChildNode, X3DInfoNode, X3DNode, X3DUrlObject
All Known Implementing Classes:
GeoMetadata

public interface GeoMetadata extends X3DInfoNode, X3DUrlObject
GeoMetadata includes a generic subset of metadata about the geographic data.

X3D node tooltip: [X3DInfoNode] GeoMetadata includes a generic subset of metadata about the geographic data.
Package hint: This interface is defined by the X3D Java Language Binding Specification for the Scene Authoring Interface (SAI).
See Also:
SAI Java Specification, X3D Abstract Specification: GeoMetadata, X3D Tooltips: GeoMetadata, X3D Scene Authoring Hints
  • Method Summary

    Modifier and Type
    Method
    Description
    void
    addData​(X3DNode[] newValue)
    Add array of child data nodes to array of existing nodes (if any).
    double
    Provide double value in seconds within allowed range of [0,infinity) from inputOutput SFTime field named autoRefresh.
    double
    Provide double value in seconds within allowed range of [0,infinity) from inputOutput SFTime field named autoRefreshTimeLimit.
    Provide array of org.web3d.x3d.sai.Core.X3DNode results (using an array consisting of properly typed nodes or ProtoInstances) from inputOutput MFNode field data.
    Provide String value from inputOutput SFString field named description.
    boolean
    Provide boolean value from inputOutput SFBool field named load.
    Provide org.web3d.x3d.sai.Core.X3DMetadataObject instance (using a properly typed node) from inputOutput SFNode field metadata.
    Provide array of String results from inputOutput MFString field named summary.
    Provide array of String results from inputOutput MFString field named url.
    setAutoRefresh​(double newValue)
    Accessor method to assign double value in seconds to inputOutput SFTime field named autoRefresh.
    setAutoRefreshTimeLimit​(double newValue)
    Accessor method to assign double value in seconds to inputOutput SFTime field named autoRefreshTimeLimit.
    void
    setData​(X3DNode newValue)
    Set single child data node, replacing prior array of existing nodes (if any).
    setData​(X3DNode[] newValue)
    Accessor method to assign org.web3d.x3d.sai.Core.X3DNode array (using an array consisting of properly typed nodes or ProtoInstances) to inputOutput MFNode field data.
    setDescription​(String newValue)
    Accessor method to assign String value to inputOutput SFString field named description.
    setLoad​(boolean newValue)
    Accessor method to assign boolean value to inputOutput SFBool field named load.
    Accessor method to assign org.web3d.x3d.sai.Core.X3DMetadataObject instance (using a properly typed node) to inputOutput SFNode field metadata.
    setSummary​(String[] newValue)
    Accessor method to assign String array to inputOutput MFString field named summary.
    setUrl​(String[] newValue)
    Accessor method to assign String array to inputOutput MFString field named url.
  • Method Details

    • getAutoRefresh

      double getAutoRefresh()
      Provide double value in seconds within allowed range of [0,infinity) from inputOutput SFTime field named autoRefresh.

      Tooltip: autoRefresh defines interval in seconds before automatic reload of current url asset is performed.
      • Hint: if preceding file loading fails or load field is false, no refresh is performed.
      • Hint: repeated refresh attempts to reload currently loaded entry of url list. If that fails, the browser retries other entries in the url list.
      • Warning: automatically reloading content has security considerations and needs to be considered carefully.
      Specified by:
      getAutoRefresh in interface X3DUrlObject
      Returns:
      value of autoRefresh field
    • setAutoRefresh

      GeoMetadata setAutoRefresh(double newValue)
      Accessor method to assign double value in seconds to inputOutput SFTime field named autoRefresh.

      Tooltip: autoRefresh defines interval in seconds before automatic reload of current url asset is performed.
      • Hint: if preceding file loading fails or load field is false, no refresh is performed.
      • Hint: repeated refresh attempts to reload currently loaded entry of url list. If that fails, the browser retries other entries in the url list.
      • Warning: automatically reloading content has security considerations and needs to be considered carefully.
      Specified by:
      setAutoRefresh in interface X3DUrlObject
      Parameters:
      newValue - is new value for the autoRefresh field.
      Returns:
      GeoMetadata - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive method invocations on the same object).
    • getAutoRefreshTimeLimit

      double getAutoRefreshTimeLimit()
      Provide double value in seconds within allowed range of [0,infinity) from inputOutput SFTime field named autoRefreshTimeLimit.

      Tooltip: autoRefreshTimeLimit defines maximum duration that automatic refresh activity can occur.
      • Hint: Automatic refresh is different than query and response timeouts performed by a networking library while sequentially attempting to retrieve addressed content from a url list.
      • Warning: automatically reloading content has security considerations and needs to be considered carefully.
      Specified by:
      getAutoRefreshTimeLimit in interface X3DUrlObject
      Returns:
      value of autoRefreshTimeLimit field
    • setAutoRefreshTimeLimit

      GeoMetadata setAutoRefreshTimeLimit(double newValue)
      Accessor method to assign double value in seconds to inputOutput SFTime field named autoRefreshTimeLimit.

      Tooltip: autoRefreshTimeLimit defines maximum duration that automatic refresh activity can occur.
      • Hint: Automatic refresh is different than query and response timeouts performed by a networking library while sequentially attempting to retrieve addressed content from a url list.
      • Warning: automatically reloading content has security considerations and needs to be considered carefully.
      Specified by:
      setAutoRefreshTimeLimit in interface X3DUrlObject
      Parameters:
      newValue - is new value for the autoRefreshTimeLimit field.
      Returns:
      GeoMetadata - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive method invocations on the same object).
    • getData

      X3DNode[] getData()
      Provide array of org.web3d.x3d.sai.Core.X3DNode results (using an array consisting of properly typed nodes or ProtoInstances) from inputOutput MFNode field data.

      Tooltip: DEF list of all nodes that implement this data. If no specific geospatial nodes are identified, then this GeoMetadata node pertains to entire scene. *


      Warning: according to X3D Unified Object Model (X3DUOM), acceptable node types are limited to X3DNode.
      Returns:
      value of data field
      See Also:
      X3DNode
    • setData

      GeoMetadata setData(X3DNode[] newValue)
      Accessor method to assign org.web3d.x3d.sai.Core.X3DNode array (using an array consisting of properly typed nodes or ProtoInstances) to inputOutput MFNode field data.

      Tooltip: DEF list of all nodes that implement this data. If no specific geospatial nodes are identified, then this GeoMetadata node pertains to entire scene. *


      Note: according to X3D Unified Object Model (X3DUOM), acceptable node types are limited to X3DNode.
      Parameters:
      newValue - is new value for the data field.
      Returns:
      GeoMetadata - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive method invocations on the same object).
    • addData

      void addData(X3DNode[] newValue)
      Add array of child data nodes to array of existing nodes (if any).

      Note: according to X3D Unified Object Model (X3DUOM), acceptable node types are limited to X3DNode.
      Parameters:
      newValue - is new value array to be appended the data field.
    • setData

      void setData(X3DNode newValue)
      Set single child data node, replacing prior array of existing nodes (if any).
      Parameters:
      newValue - is new node for the data field
    • getDescription

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

      Tooltip: Author-provided prose that describes intended purpose of the url asset.
      • 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 X3DUrlObject
      Returns:
      value of description field
    • setDescription

      GeoMetadata setDescription(String newValue)
      Accessor method to assign String value to inputOutput SFString field named description.

      Tooltip: Author-provided prose that describes intended purpose of the url asset.
      • 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 X3DUrlObject
      Parameters:
      newValue - is new value for the description field.
      Returns:
      GeoMetadata - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive method invocations on the same object).
    • getLoad

      boolean getLoad()
      Provide boolean value from inputOutput SFBool field named load.

      Tooltip: load=true means load immediately, load=false means defer loading or else unload a previously loaded scene.
      • Hint: allows author to design when Inline loading occurs via user interaction, event chains or scripting.
      • Hint: use a separate LoadSensor node to detect when loading is complete.
      Specified by:
      getLoad in interface X3DUrlObject
      Returns:
      value of load field
    • setLoad

      GeoMetadata setLoad(boolean newValue)
      Accessor method to assign boolean value to inputOutput SFBool field named load.

      Tooltip: load=true means load immediately, load=false means defer loading or else unload a previously loaded scene.
      • Hint: allows author to design when Inline loading occurs via user interaction, event chains or scripting.
      • Hint: use a separate LoadSensor node to detect when loading is complete.
      Specified by:
      setLoad in interface X3DUrlObject
      Parameters:
      newValue - is new value for the load field.
      Returns:
      GeoMetadata - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive method invocations on the same object).
    • getMetadata

      X3DMetadataObject getMetadata()
      Provide org.web3d.x3d.sai.Core.X3DMetadataObject instance (using a properly typed node) from inputOutput SFNode field metadata.

      Tooltip: [X3DMetadataObject] Information about this node can be contained in a MetadataBoolean, MetadataDouble, MetadataFloat, MetadataInteger, MetadataString or MetadataSet node.
      Specified by:
      getMetadata in interface X3DChildNode
      Specified by:
      getMetadata in interface X3DInfoNode
      Specified by:
      getMetadata in interface X3DNode
      Returns:
      value of metadata field
      See Also:
      X3D Scene Authoring Hints: Metadata Nodes
    • setMetadata

      GeoMetadata setMetadata(X3DMetadataObject newValue)
      Accessor method to assign org.web3d.x3d.sai.Core.X3DMetadataObject instance (using a properly typed node) to inputOutput SFNode field metadata.

      Tooltip: [X3DMetadataObject] Information about this node can be contained in a MetadataBoolean, MetadataDouble, MetadataFloat, MetadataInteger, MetadataString or MetadataSet node.
      Specified by:
      setMetadata in interface X3DChildNode
      Specified by:
      setMetadata in interface X3DInfoNode
      Specified by:
      setMetadata in interface X3DNode
      Parameters:
      newValue - is new value for the metadata field.
      Returns:
      GeoMetadata - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive method invocations on the same object).
      See Also:
      X3D Scene Authoring Hints: Metadata Nodes
    • getSummary

      String[] getSummary()
      Provide array of String results from inputOutput MFString field named summary.

      Tooltip: The summary string array contains a set of keyword/value pairs, with each keyword and its subsequent value contained in separate strings.
      Returns:
      value of summary field
    • setSummary

      GeoMetadata setSummary(String[] newValue)
      Accessor method to assign String array to inputOutput MFString field named summary.

      Tooltip: The summary string array contains a set of keyword/value pairs, with each keyword and its subsequent value contained in separate strings.
      Parameters:
      newValue - is new value for the summary field.
      Returns:
      GeoMetadata - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive method invocations on the same object).
    • getUrl

      String[] getUrl()
      Provide array of String results from inputOutput MFString field named url.

      Tooltip: Hypertext link to an external, complete metadata description.
      • Hint: MFString arrays can have multiple values, so separate each individual string by quote marks "https://www.web3d.org" "https://www.web3d.org/about" "etc."
      • Hint: alternative XML encoding for quotation mark " is " (which is an example of a character entity).
      • Warning: strictly match directory and filename capitalization for http links! This is important for portability. Some operating systems are forgiving of capitalization mismatches, but http/https url addresses and paths in Unix-based operating systems are all case sensitive and intolerant of uppercase/lowercase mismatches.
      • Hint: can replace embedded blank(s) in url queries with %20 for each blank character.
      • Hint: X3D Scene Authoring Hints, urls https://www.web3d.org/x3d/content/examples/X3dSceneAuthoringHints.html#urls
      Specified by:
      getUrl in interface X3DUrlObject
      Returns:
      value of url field
    • setUrl

      GeoMetadata setUrl(String[] newValue)
      Accessor method to assign String array to inputOutput MFString field named url.

      Tooltip: Hypertext link to an external, complete metadata description.
      • Hint: MFString arrays can have multiple values, so separate each individual string by quote marks "https://www.web3d.org" "https://www.web3d.org/about" "etc."
      • Hint: alternative XML encoding for quotation mark " is " (which is an example of a character entity).
      • Warning: strictly match directory and filename capitalization for http links! This is important for portability. Some operating systems are forgiving of capitalization mismatches, but http/https url addresses and paths in Unix-based operating systems are all case sensitive and intolerant of uppercase/lowercase mismatches.
      • Hint: can replace embedded blank(s) in url queries with %20 for each blank character.
      • Hint: X3D Scene Authoring Hints, urls https://www.web3d.org/x3d/content/examples/X3dSceneAuthoringHints.html#urls
      Specified by:
      setUrl in interface X3DUrlObject
      Parameters:
      newValue - is new value for the url field.
      Returns:
      GeoMetadata - namely this same object to allow sequential method pipelining (i.e. consecutive method invocations on the same object).