Class SimpleDistanceComparator

  extended by
All Implemented Interfaces:

public class SimpleDistanceComparator
extends java.lang.Object
implements java.util.Comparator

Sample TransparencySortComparator which has the same functionality as the fixed default function in Java 3D.

Java 3D 1.4

Constructor Summary
          Creates a new instance of SimpleDistanceComparator
Method Summary
 int compare(java.lang.Object o1, java.lang.Object o2)
          Compares its two arguments for order.
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
equals, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
Methods inherited from interface java.util.Comparator

Constructor Detail


public SimpleDistanceComparator()
Creates a new instance of SimpleDistanceComparator

Method Detail


public int compare(java.lang.Object o1,
                   java.lang.Object o2)
Compares its two arguments for order. Returns a negative integer, zero, or a positive integer as the first argument is less than (closer to the viewer), equal to, or greater than (further from the viewer) the second argument. The compare method will be called with 2 objects of type TransparencySortGeom and it's result should indicate which object is closer to the viewer. Object1 < Object2 if it is to be considered closer and rendered after.

Specified by:
compare in interface java.util.Comparator
o1 - TransparencySortGeom object 1
o2 - TransparencySortGeom object 2