Package java.text

 An Annotation object is used as a wrapper for a text attribute value if the attribute has annotation characteristics. These characteristics are: … API Doc
 Defines attribute keys that are used to identify text attributes. These keys are used in AttributedCharacterIterator and AttributedString. API Doc
 An AttributedCharacterIterator allows iteration through both text and related attribute information. An attribute is a key/value pair,… API Doc
 The BreakIterator class implements methods for finding the location of boundaries in text. Instances of BreakIterator maintain a current position… API Doc
 A ChoiceFormat allows you to attach a format to a range of numbers. It is generally used in a MessageFormat for handling plurals. The choice is… API Doc
 The CollationElementIterator class is used as an iterator to walk through each character of an international string. Use the iterator to return… API Doc
 A CollationKey represents a String under the rules of a specific Collator object. Comparing two CollationKeys returns the relative order of the … API Doc
 Defines constants that are used as attribute keys in the AttributedCharacterIterator returned from DateFormat.formatToCharacterIterator and as … API Doc
 MessageFormat provides a means to produce concatenated messages in a language-neutral way. Use this to construct messages displayed for end… API Doc
 This enum provides constants of the four Unicode normalization forms that are described in Unicode Standard Annex #15 — Unicode Normalization… API Doc
 The RuleBasedCollator class is a concrete subclass of Collator that provides a simple, data-driven, table collator. With this class you can… API Doc
 This class implements the Unicode Bidirectional Algorithm. A Bidi object provides information on the bidirectional reordering of the text used… API Doc
 Signals that an error has been reached unexpectedly while parsing. API Doc
 StringCharacterIterator implements the CharacterIterator protocol for a String. The StringCharacterIterator class iterates over the entire String. API Doc
 An AttributedString holds text and related attribute information. It may be used as the actual data storage in some cases where a text reader… API Doc
 This interface defines a protocol for bidirectional iteration over text. The iterator iterates over a bounded sequence of characters. Characters … API Doc
 The Collator class performs locale-sensitive String comparison. You use this class to build searching and sorting routines for natural language… API Doc
 DateFormat is an abstract class for date/time formatting subclasses which formats and parses dates or time in a language-independent manner. The… API Doc
 DateFormatSymbols is a public class for encapsulating localizable date-time formatting data, such as the names of the months, the names of the… API Doc
 DecimalFormat is a concrete subclass of NumberFormat that formats decimal numbers. It has a variety of features designed to make it possible to… API Doc
 FieldPosition is a simple class used by Format and its subclasses to identify fields in formatted output. Fields can be identified in two ways: … API Doc
 Format is an abstract base class for formatting locale-sensitive information such as dates, messages, and numbers. Format defines the… API Doc
 NumberFormat is the abstract base class for all number formats. This class provides the interface for formatting and parsing numbers. NumberFormat… API Doc
 ParsePosition is a simple class used by Format and its subclasses to keep track of the current position during parsing. The parseObject method in… API Doc
 SimpleDateFormat is a concrete class for formatting and parsing dates in a locale-sensitive manner. It allows for formatting (date → text),… API Doc
 This class represents the set of symbols (such as the decimal separator, the grouping separator, and so on) needed by DecimalFormat to format… API Doc

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