Class: AttributeBean

bean.datastructure. AttributeBean

Represents a Attribute


new AttributeBean( [json])

Parameters:
Name Type Argument Description
json object <optional>

The json to build this object from, if none supplied, default json will be created

Extends

Methods


clone()

Return a copy of this structure

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getAgencyId()

Returns the Id of the Agency that is responsible for maintaining this structure.

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Returns:

the Agency ID

Type
string

getAnnotations()

Returns an array of bean.base.AnnotationBean for this structure, or an empty array if there are none

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Returns:

Array of AnnotationBean's for this Object

Type
Array.<bean.base.AnnotationBean>

getAnnotationsWithTitle(title)

Returns an array of bean.base.AnnotationBean with the given title, or an empty array if none exist

Parameters:
Name Type Description
title string

the title to of the Annotation

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Returns:

Array of Annotation beans

Type
Array.<bean.base.AnnotationBean>

getAnnotationsWithType(type)

Returns an array of bean.base.AnnotationBean with the given type, or an empty array if none exist

Parameters:
Name Type Description
type string

the type to of the Annotation

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Returns:

Array of Annotation beans

Type
Array.<bean.base.AnnotationBean>

getAttachmentGroup()

Get the attachment group of this attribute

Returns:

The attachment group

Type
string

getAttachmentLevel()

Get the Attachment level of this attribute

Returns:

The Attachment level - either GROUP,DIMENSION_GROUP,OBSERVATION,DATA_SET

Type
string

getChildIdentifiables()

Returns an Array of child IdentifiableBean belonging to this structure, for example if this structure is a CodelistBean, this call would return all the CodeBean structures
belonging to the CodelistBean

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Returns:

any IdentifiableBean

Type
Array.<bean.base.IdentifiableBean>

getClassType( [bean])

Get the name of the class of this object

Parameters:
Name Type Argument Default Description
bean boolean <optional>
false

If true, the word "bean" will be omitted

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Throws:

If the first argument is supplied but not a boolean

Type
TypeError
Returns:

Name of the class type (constructor)

Type
string
Example
let myCodelist = new CodelistBean(jsonFromServer);
myCodelist.getClassType(); // returns 'CodelistBean' 
myCodelist.getClassType(true); // returns 'Codelist' 

getConceptRef()

Get the reference to the bean.conceptscheme.ConceptBean from this Component

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Returns:
Type
structure.CrossReferenceBean

getConceptRoles()

Get all the concept roles of this attribute

Returns:

An array of all concept roles

Type
Array.<string>

getCrossReferencingStructures()

Returns an array of IdentifiableBean structures that reference this structure

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Returns:

bean.base.IdentifiableBean[] structures which reference this Identifiable


getDimensionReferences()

Get all the Dimension References from this attribute

Returns:

An array of all Dimension references from this attribute

Type
Array.<string>

getEnumerationRef()

Returns the structure.CrossReferenceBean to a Codelist or Concept Scheme which contains the allowable content as an enumerated list of Items

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Returns:

The reference to the Codelist or Concept Scheme which defines the enumeration of allowable content

Type
structure.CrossReferenceBean

getFullId()

Returns the full id of this structure, e.g if it is a cateogry it will be the id of the category and all the parent categories

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Returns:

The full id

Type
string

getFullIdPath(includeDifferentTypes)

Returns a period separated id of this identifiable, starting from the non-maintainable top-level ancestor to this identifiable.

For example, if this is "Category A" as a child of "Category AA", then this method will return AA.A (note the category scheme id is not present in this identifier).

Returns null if this is a maintainable bean.

Parameters:
Name Type Description
includeDifferentTypes boolean

if true will recurse all the way back up the tree regardless of ancestor types, up to the maintainable level.
If false, will stop at the first occurrence of an ancestor who's getClassType() is not equal to getClassType().

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Returns:

The full id

Type
string

getGuid()

Returns a non-editable unique Identifier for this bean, for client side only.

This GUID is generated automatically on the client on construction, the GUID is completely random and will not be the same for a structure with the same URN if the physical object differes.

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Returns:

An immutable string containing the a unique identifier for this structure

Type
string
Example
var jsonCL = 'get JSON from server
var codelist1 = new Codelist(jsonCL);
var codelist2 = new Codelist(jsonCL);

console.log(codelist1.getUrn() === codelist2.getUrn()); //outputs true
console.log(codelist1._guid() === codelist2._guid()); //outputs false

getId()

Get the Id of this Structure

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Returns:

The ID

Type
string

getMaintainableParent()

Returns the bean.base.MaintainableBean to which which this structure belongs. All structures must either be a MaintainableBean or be contained within a MaintainableBean.

If this class is a MaintainableBean, then it will return itself as MaintainableBean is the outermost container for all structures

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Returns:

This objects maintainable parent

Type
bean.base.MaintainableBean
Example
var annualCode = myCodeList.getItem("A");
annualCode.getMaintainableParent() // returns 'myCodeList'

getMetadata(callBack)

Retrieves all of the associated Metadata.ReferenceMetadata for this structure

Parameters:
Name Type Description
callBack IdentifiableBean~MetadatCallBack

a callback for complete

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getMetadataDefs()

Returns an array of @see Metadata.ReferenceMetadataLink, or an empty array if there are none

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getParent( [clazz])

Get the parent structure for which this structure is contained

Parameters:
Name Type Argument Description
clazz object <optional>

If supplied will walk up the parent hierarchy until the parent is of this type

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Returns:

The parent for this object

Type
bean.base.Bean
Example
var dsd = dimension.getParent(DataStructureBean); // note that 'DataStructureBean' is not a string but a Class

getPrimaryMeasureReference()

Get the Primary Measure Reference from this attribute

Returns:

The Primary Measure Reference

Type
string

getRepresentation()

Get the representation for Component, this defines the allowable content

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Returns:

defining the allowable content

Type
bean.base.RepresentationBean

getUri()

Returns the URI for this component, returns null if there is no URI.

URI describes where additional information can be found for this structure.

This is relevant if bean.base.MaintainableBean#isStub is true as the URI will reference the full structure.

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Returns:

The URI

Type
string

getUrn()

Returns the URN for this component.

The URN is unique to this instance and is a computable generated value based on other attributes set within the component.

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Returns:

The URN

Type
string

hasAnnotations()

Returns true if there are at least one annotation on this bean

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Returns:
Type
boolean

hasAnnotationsWithType(title)

Returns true if this has annotations with the given title

Parameters:
Name Type Description
title string

the title to of the Annotation

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Returns:

true if annotations exist with the given title

Type
boolean

hasChildren()

Returns true if this IdentifiableBean has any child IdentifiableBean

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Returns:

true if this class has Child IdentifiableBean

Type
boolean

hasEnumeration()

returns true if the allowable content for this Component is defined by an enumerated list (Item Scheme)

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Returns:

True if this component has an Enumeration

Type
boolean

hasMetadata()

Returns true if this structure has any Metadata.ReferenceMetadata associated with it, if so the #getMetadataDefs can be used to return the Definitions for each linked report, and #getMetadata
can be used to retrieve all the Metadata.ReferenceMetadata

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Returns:

true if has Reference Metadata

Type
boolean

isMandatory()

Returns true or false if this attribute is mandatory

Returns:

is mandatory

Type
boolean

isMeasureDimension()

This is not a measure dimension

Returns:

always false

Type
Boolean

toString()

Returns a string that represents this Bean.

If this Bean is an bean.base.IdentifiableBean then this will output the URN, otherwise the GUID will be returned

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Returns:

The URN or GUID

Type
string
Example
let myCodelist = new CodelistBean(jsonFromServer);
myCodelist.toString() // returns: 'urn:sdmx:org.sdmx.infomodel.codelist.Codelist=SDMX:CL_FREQ(1.0)'