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Finding entity column length using JPA annotations
Joined: Sep 15, 2007
Feb 05, 2011 12:12:37
I've been looking for a solution to this problem and have only found examples using mapping.
[Edit]Fat fingered something.
I need to format the output of a result set to certain column lengths based on the DDL declared length.
If for instance my entity named "USER" has:
@Column(name = "USER_ID", length = 10) private String userId;
I'd like to do something like:
String.format("%-*.*s", getColumnLength("USER", "userId"), getColumnLength("USER", "userId"), user.userId);
This is a simple example of how I'd like to do it and realize there's more elbow grease involved, but hopefully it makes sense.
Anyone done anything like this before?
[Edit] Forgot to mention I'm using Hibernate.
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Joined: Aug 08, 2011
Aug 08, 2011 10:53:35
Hi, I need the same and I have found a solution that retrieves the annotation from the class in a managed bean procedure. I can't retrieve some annotations from database, even I have to define in the class. I'm work with Netbeans 6.9.1.
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