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Name

methodparam — Parameters to a method

Synopsis

methodparam ::= (modifier*, type?, ((modifier*, parameter, initializer?) | funcparams), modifier*)

Attribute synopsis

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

Additional attributes:

  • choice (enumeration) = “opt” | “plain” | “req” [default=“req”]

  • rep (enumeration) = “norepeat” | “repeat” [default=“norepeat”]

Description

In the syntax summary of a constructorsynopsis, destructorsynopsis, or methodsynopsis, methodparam provides the description of a parameter to the method. Typically, this includes the data type of the parameter and its name, but may also include an initial value and other modifiers.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline. For a complete description of the processing expectations, see classsynopsis.

Attributes

Common attributes and common linking attributes.

choice

Indicates optionality

Enumerated values:
“opt”

Formatted to indicate that it is optional

“plain”

Formatted without indication

“req”

Formatted to indicate that it is required

rep

Indicates whether or not repetition is possible

Enumerated values:
“norepeat”

Cannot be repeated

“repeat”

Can be repeated

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