Apache Commons CLI - Option Properties


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Option object is used to represent the Option passed to command line program. Following are various properties that an Option object possess.

Sr.No Name (Type) &s; Description
1

opt (String)

Identification string of the Option.

2

longOpt (String)

Alias and more descriptive identification string.

3

description (String)

Description of the function of the option.

4

required (boolean)

Flag to check whether the option must appear on the command line.

5

arg (boolean)

Flag to check whether the option takes an argument.

6

args (boolean)

Flag to check whether the option takes more than one argument.

7

optionalArg (boolean)

Flag to check whether the option's argument is optional.

8

argName (String)

Name of the argument value for the usage statement.

9

valueSeparator (char)

The character value used to split the argument string.

10

type (Object)

Argument type.

11

value (String)

Option value.

12

values (String[])

Values of the option.

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