Class XMLFormatter

public class XMLFormatter
extends Formatter

An XMLFormatter formats LogRecords into a standard XML format.

Constructor Summary

Constructs a new XMLFormatter.

Method Summary

format(LogRecord record)
getHead(Handler h)
Returns a string that handlers are supposed to emit before the first log record.
getTail(Handler h)

Methods inherited from class java.util.logging.Formatter

format, formatMessage, getHead, getTail

Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object

clone, equals, extends Object> getClass, finalize, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait

Constructor Details


public XMLFormatter()
Constructs a new XMLFormatter.

Method Details


public String format(LogRecord record)
format in interface Formatter


public String getHead(Handler h)
Returns a string that handlers are supposed to emit before the first log record. The base implementation returns an empty string, but subclasses such as XMLFormatter override this method in order to provide a suitable header.
getHead in interface Formatter
h - the handler which will prepend the returned string in front of the first log record. This method will inspect certain properties of the handler, for example its encoding, in order to construct the header.
a string for the header.


public String getTail(Handler h)
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