Class NCMacroProcessor


  • public class NCMacroProcessor
    extends Object
    Standalone synonym macro DSL processor.

    This processor provides the same macro support as the built-in macro support in data models. It is a general purpose macro-processor and it can be used standalone when testing synonyms, developing NERs, visualizing synonyms in toolchains, etc.

    Read full documentation on synonym macro DSL in Data Model section and review examples.

    • Constructor Detail

      • NCMacroProcessor

        public NCMacroProcessor()
    • Method Detail

      • expand

        public Set<String> expand​(String s)
        Expands given macro DSL string.

        Read full documentation on synonym macro DSL in Data Model section and review examples.

        Parameters:
        s - Macro DSL string to expand.
        Returns:
        Set of macro expansions for a given macro DSL string.
      • addMacro

        public boolean addMacro​(String name,
                                String macro)
        Adds or overrides given macro.
        Parameters:
        name - Macro name (typically an upper case string). It must start with '<' and end with '>' symbol.
        macro - Value of the macro (any arbitrary string).
        Returns:
        true if an existing macro was overridden, false otherwise.
      • removeMacro

        public boolean removeMacro​(String name)
        Removes macro.
        Parameters:
        name - Name of the macro to remove.
        Returns:
        true if given macro was indeed found and removed, false otherwise.
      • hasMacro

        public boolean hasMacro​(String name)
        Tests whether this processor has given macro.
        Parameters:
        name - Name of the macro to test.
        Returns:
        true if macro was found, false otherwise.