org.omg.uml.behavioralelements.commonbehavior
Interface AInstanceLinkEnd

All Superinterfaces:
javax.jmi.reflect.RefAssociation, javax.jmi.reflect.RefBaseObject

public interface AInstanceLinkEnd
extends javax.jmi.reflect.RefAssociation

A_instance_linkEnd association proxy interface.


Method Summary
 boolean add(Instance instance, LinkEnd linkEnd)
          Creates a link between the pair of instance objects in the associations link set.
 boolean exists(Instance instance, LinkEnd linkEnd)
          Queries whether a link currently exists between a given pair of instance objects in the associations link set.
 Instance getInstance(LinkEnd linkEnd)
          Queries the instance object that is related to a particular instance object by a link in the current associations link set.
 Collection getLinkEnd(Instance instance)
          Queries the instance objects that are related to a particular instance object by a link in the current associations link set.
 boolean remove(Instance instance, LinkEnd linkEnd)
          Removes a link between a pair of instance objects in the current associations link set.
 
Methods inherited from interface javax.jmi.reflect.RefAssociation
refAddLink, refAllLinks, refLinkExists, refQuery, refQuery, refRemoveLink
 
Methods inherited from interface javax.jmi.reflect.RefBaseObject
equals, hashCode, refImmediatePackage, refMetaObject, refMofId, refOutermostPackage, refVerifyConstraints
 

Method Detail

exists

public boolean exists(Instance instance,
                      LinkEnd linkEnd)
Queries whether a link currently exists between a given pair of instance objects in the associations link set.

Parameters:
instance - Value of the first association end.
linkEnd - Value of the second association end.
Returns:
Returns true if the queried link exists.

getInstance

public Instance getInstance(LinkEnd linkEnd)
Queries the instance object that is related to a particular instance object by a link in the current associations link set.

Returns:
Related object or null if none exists.

getLinkEnd

public Collection getLinkEnd(Instance instance)
Queries the instance objects that are related to a particular instance object by a link in the current associations link set.

Returns:
Collection of related objects.

add

public boolean add(Instance instance,
                   LinkEnd linkEnd)
Creates a link between the pair of instance objects in the associations link set.

Parameters:
instance - Value of the first association end.
linkEnd - Value of the second association end.

remove

public boolean remove(Instance instance,
                      LinkEnd linkEnd)
Removes a link between a pair of instance objects in the current associations link set.

Parameters:
instance - Value of the first association end.
linkEnd - Value of the second association end.