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java.awt
Class ImageCapabilities

java.lang.Object
  extended by java.awt.ImageCapabilities
All Implemented Interfaces:
Cloneable

public class ImageCapabilities
extends Object
implements Cloneable

Capabilities and properties of images.

Since:
1.4

Constructor Summary
ImageCapabilities(boolean accelerated)
          Creates a new object for specifying image capabilities.
 
Method Summary
 Object clone()
          clone creates a shallow clone of this.
 boolean isAccelerated()
          Returns true if the object whose capabilities are encapsulated in this ImageCapabilities can be or is accelerated.
 boolean isTrueVolatile()
          Returns true if the VolatileImage described by this ImageCapabilities can lose its surfaces.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

ImageCapabilities

public ImageCapabilities(boolean accelerated)
Creates a new object for specifying image capabilities.

Parameters:
accelerated - whether or not an accelerated image is desired
Method Detail

isAccelerated

public boolean isAccelerated()
Returns true if the object whose capabilities are encapsulated in this ImageCapabilities can be or is accelerated.

Returns:
whether or not an image can be, or is, accelerated. There are various platform-specific ways to accelerate an image, including pixmaps, VRAM, AGP. This is the general acceleration method (as opposed to residing in system memory).

isTrueVolatile

public boolean isTrueVolatile()
Returns true if the VolatileImage described by this ImageCapabilities can lose its surfaces.

Returns:
whether or not a volatile image is subject to losing its surfaces at the whim of the operating system.

clone

public Object clone()
Description copied from class: Object
clone creates a shallow clone of this.

Overrides:
clone in class Object
Returns:
a copy of this ImageCapabilities object.

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