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8   
9   The Original Code is "StructureDef.java".  Description: 
10  "Information about a structure within a message (e.g" 
11  
12  The Initial Developer of the Original Code is University Health Network. Copyright (C) 
13  2001.  All Rights Reserved. 
14  
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27  
28  package ca.uhn.hl7v2.sourcegen;
29  
30  import java.util.List;
31  
32  import ca.uhn.hl7v2.model.Group;
33  
34  /**
35   * Information about a structure within a message (eg group, segment) 
36   * that is used in creating source for a Group class. 
37   * @author Bryan Tripp (bryan_tripp@sourceforge.net)
38   */
39  public interface StructureDef {
40  
41  	/**
42  	 * For superstructures, returns the message structures this structure is associated with
43  	 */
44  	public List<String> getAssociatedStructures();
45  	
46      /**
47       * Returns the name of the structure.
48       */
49      public String getName();
50      
51      /**
52       * Returns a text description of the structure.
53       */
54      public String getDescription();
55      
56      /**
57       * Returns true if this structure is required in the Group.  
58       */ 
59      public boolean isRequired();
60  
61      /**
62       * @see Group#isChoiceElement(String)
63       */
64      boolean isChoice();
65      
66      /**
67       * Returns true if this structure is a segment.  
68       */ 
69      public boolean isSegment();
70      
71      /**
72       * Returns true if this structure can repeat in the Group.  
73       */ 
74      public boolean isRepeating();
75  
76      /**
77       * Returns true if this structure can repeat in the Group.  
78       */ 
79      public boolean isGroup();
80      
81      /**
82       * Returns a list of the names of the segments that are children of this Structure.  
83       * If the structure is a Segment, a 1-element array is returned containing the segment 
84       * name.  If a Group, an array of all the segments in the Group, including those nested
85       * in subgroups (depth first).  This method is used to support the XML SIG's convention 
86       * for deriving group names. 
87       */
88      public String[] getChildSegments(); 
89      
90      /**
91       * @return Returns the name without any prefix qualification. This is only different for
92       * group definitions, where the qualification is the message type (i.e. this will 
93       * return PROCEDURE instead of ADT_A01_PROCEDURE)
94       */
95      public String getUnqualifiedName();
96      
97      /** 
98       * Returns the name by which a particular structure can be accessed (eg for use 
99       * in writing accessor source code).  This may differ from the class name of the 
100      * structure of there are >1 structures in the same group with the same class.  
101      * For example in ADT_A01 there are two ROL's that are not in sub-groups - AbstractGroup 
102      * stores the first one under the name ROL and the second under the name ROL2.  This 
103      * method returns names using the same naming scheme.  The order in which this 
104      * method is called matters: it should be called ONCE for each element of the group in the 
105      * order in which they appear.  
106      */
107     public String getIndexName();
108     
109     /**
110      * {@see #getIndexName()}
111      */
112     public void setIndexName(String theIndexName);
113 }
114