Java.util.ResourceBundle.Control.getControl() Method

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Description

The java.util.ResourceBundle.Control.getControl(List<String> formats) method returns a ResourceBundle.Control in which the getFormats method returns the specified formats.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.util.Control.getControl() method

public static final ResourceBundle.Control getControl(List<String> formats)

Parameters

  • formats -- the formats to be returned by the ResourceBundle.Control.getFormats method

Return Value

This method returns a ResourceBundle.Control supporting the specified formats

Exception

  • NullPointerException -- if formats is null

  • IllegalArgumentException -- if formats is unknown

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.util.ResourceBundle.Control.getControl() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.util.Locale;
import java.util.ResourceBundle;
import java.util.ResourceBundle.Control;

public class ResourceBundleControlDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

      // create a new ResourceBundle.Control with default format
      ResourceBundle.Control rbc =
              ResourceBundle.Control.getControl(Control.FORMAT_DEFAULT);

      // print the CandidateLocales
      System.out.println("" + rbc.getCandidateLocales("hello", Locale.US));

   }
}

Assuming we have a resource file hello_en_US.properties available in your CLASSPATH, with the following content. This file will be used as an input for our example program:

hello=Hello World!

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result:

[en_US, en, ]



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