uk.ac.starlink.topcat.plot2
Class PlotExporter

java.lang.Object
  extended by uk.ac.starlink.topcat.plot2.PlotExporter

public class PlotExporter
extends Object

Provides a GUI for exporting a plot to an external format, generally to a file.

Since:
12 Mar 2013
Author:
Mark Taylor

Nested Class Summary
static interface PlotExporter.IconFactory
          Defines an object that can supply an icon for exporting.
 
Constructor Summary
PlotExporter()
          Constructor.
 
Method Summary
 void attemptSave(Icon icon, File file, uk.ac.starlink.ttools.plot.GraphicExporter exporter)
          Attempts to write a given icon to a file in a particular graphics format.
 void exportPlot(Component parent, PlotExporter.IconFactory ifact)
          Offers the user a GUI to export a supplied plot icon in a user-chosen format.
static PlotExporter getInstance()
          Returns a single instance of this class.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

PlotExporter

public PlotExporter()
Constructor.

Method Detail

exportPlot

public void exportPlot(Component parent,
                       PlotExporter.IconFactory ifact)
Offers the user a GUI to export a supplied plot icon in a user-chosen format.

Parameters:
parent - parent component for dialogue window
ifact - supplies the icon to export

attemptSave

public void attemptSave(Icon icon,
                        File file,
                        uk.ac.starlink.ttools.plot.GraphicExporter exporter)
                 throws IOException
Attempts to write a given icon to a file in a particular graphics format.

Parameters:
icon - image to paint
file - destination file
exporter - output graphics format handler
Throws:
IOException - in case of write error

getInstance

public static PlotExporter getInstance()
Returns a single instance of this class. You don't have to use it as a singleton, but doing it like that allows it to retain current directory for output file etc.

Returns:
shared instance


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