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`java.lang.Object`

`java.lang.Number`

`java.lang.Short`

**Implemented Interfaces:**- Comparable<T>, Serializable

Instances of class

`Short`

represent primitive
`short`

values.
Additionally, this class provides various helper functions and variables
related to shorts.
**Since:**- 1.1

**See Also:**- Serialized Form

## Field Summary

`static short`

`MAX_VALUE`

- The minimum value a
`short`

can represent is 32767 (or 2^{15}).

`static short`

`MIN_VALUE`

- The minimum value a
`short`

can represent is -32768 (or -2^{15}).

`static int`

`SIZE`

- The number of bits needed to represent a
`short`

.

`static Class`

`TYPE`

- The primitive type
`short`

is represented by this`Class`

object.

## Constructor Summary

`Short(short value)`

- Create a
`Short`

object representing the value of the`short`

argument.

## Method Summary

`byte`

`byteValue()`

- Return the value of this
`Short`

as a`byte`

.

`int`

`static Short`

`double`

`doubleValue()`

- Return the value of this
`Short`

as a`double`

.

`boolean`

`float`

`floatValue()`

- Return the value of this
`Short`

as a`float`

.

`int`

`hashCode()`

- Return a hashcode representing this Object.

`int`

`intValue()`

- Return the value of this
`Short`

as an`int`

.

`long`

`longValue()`

- Return the value of this
`Short`

as a`long`

.

`static short`

`parseShort(String s)`

- Converts the specified
`String`

into a`short`

.

`static short`

`parseShort(String s, int radix)`

- Converts the specified
`String`

into a`short`

using the specified radix (base).

`static short`

`reverseBytes(short val)`

- Reverse the bytes in val.

`short`

`shortValue()`

- Return the value of this
`Short`

.

`String`

`toString()`

- Converts the
`Short`

value to a`String`

and assumes a radix of 10.

`static String`

`toString(short s)`

- Converts the
`short`

to a`String`

and assumes a radix of 10.

`static Short`

`static Short`

`static Short`

`valueOf(short val)`

- Returns a
`Short`

object wrapping the value.

### Methods inherited from class java.lang.Number

`byteValue`

,`doubleValue`

,`floatValue`

,`intValue`

,`longValue`

,`shortValue`

### Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object

`clone`

,`equals`

,`extends Object> getClass`

,`finalize`

,`hashCode`

,`notify`

,`notifyAll`

,`toString`

,`wait`

,`wait`

,`wait`

public static final short MAX_VALUE

The minimum value a`short`

can represent is 32767 (or 2^{15}).

Field Value:- 32767

public static final short MIN_VALUE

The minimum value a`short`

can represent is -32768 (or -2^{15}).

Field Value:- -32768

public static final int SIZE

The number of bits needed to represent a`short`

.

Field Value:- 16

Since:- 1.5

public Short(String s)

Create a`Short`

object representing the value of the argument after conversion to a`short`

.

Parameters:`s`

- the string to convert

Throws:`NumberFormatException`

- if the String cannot be parsed

public int compareTo(Short s)

Compare two Shorts numerically by comparing their`short`

values. The result is positive if the first is greater, negative if the second is greater, and 0 if the two are equal.

Parameters:`s`

- the Short to compare

Returns:- the comparison

Since:- 1.2

public static Short decode(String s)

Convert the specified`String`

into a`Short`

. The`String`

may represent decimal, hexadecimal, or octal numbers.The extended BNF grammar is as follows:

Finally, the value must be in the rangeDecodableString: ( [`-`

]DecimalNumber) | ( [`-`

] (`0x`

|`0X`

|`#`

)HexDigit{HexDigit} ) | ( [`-`

]`0`

{OctalDigit} )DecimalNumber:DecimalDigit except '0'{DecimalDigit}DecimalDigit:Character.digit(d, 10) has value 0 to 9OctalDigit:Character.digit(d, 8) has value 0 to 7DecimalDigit:Character.digit(d, 16) has value 0 to 15`MIN_VALUE`

to`MAX_VALUE`

, or an exception is thrown.

Parameters:`s`

- the`String`

to interpret

Returns:- the value of the String as a
`Short`

Throws:`NumberFormatException`

- if`s`

cannot be parsed as a`short`

`NullPointerException`

- if`s`

is null

See Also:`Integer.decode(String)`

public double doubleValue()

Return the value of this`Short`

as a`double`

.

Overrides:- doubleValue in interface Number

Returns:- the double value

public boolean equals(Object obj)

Returns`true`

if`obj`

is an instance of`Short`

and represents the same short value.

Parameters:`obj`

- the object to compare

Returns:- whether these Objects are semantically equal

public float floatValue()

Return the value of this`Short`

as a`float`

.

Overrides:- floatValue in interface Number

Returns:- the float value

public int hashCode()

Return a hashcode representing this Object.`Short`

's hash code is simply its value.

Returns:- this Object's hash code

public static short parseShort(String s)

Converts the specified`String`

into a`short`

. This function assumes a radix of 10.

Parameters:`s`

- the`String`

to convert

Returns:- the
`short`

value of`s`

Throws:`NumberFormatException`

- if`s`

cannot be parsed as a`short`

public static short parseShort(String s, int radix)

Converts the specified`String`

into a`short`

using the specified radix (base). The string must not be`null`

or empty. It may begin with an optional '-', which will negate the answer, provided that there are also valid digits. Each digit is parsed as if by`Character.digit(d, radix)`

, and must be in the range`0`

to`radix - 1`

. Finally, the result must be within`MIN_VALUE`

to`MAX_VALUE`

, inclusive. Unlike Double.parseDouble, you may not have a leading '+'.

Parameters:`s`

- the`String`

to convert`radix`

- the radix (base) to use in the conversion

Returns:- the
`String`

argument converted to`short`

Throws:`NumberFormatException`

- if`s`

cannot be parsed as a`short`

public short shortValue()

Return the value of this`Short`

.

Overrides:- shortValue in interface Number

Returns:- the short value

public String toString()

Converts the`Short`

value to a`String`

and assumes a radix of 10.

Returns:- the
`String`

representation of this`Short`

public static String toString(short s)

Converts the`short`

to a`String`

and assumes a radix of 10.

Parameters:`s`

- the`short`

to convert to`String`

Returns:- the
`String`

representation of the argument

public static Short valueOf(String s)

Creates a new`Short`

object using the`String`

, assuming a radix of 10.

Parameters:`s`

- the`String`

to convert

Returns:- the new
`Short`

Throws:`NumberFormatException`

- if`s`

cannot be parsed as a`short`

See Also:`Short(String)`

,`parseShort(String)`

public static Short valueOf(String s, int radix)

Creates a new`Short`

object using the`String`

and specified radix (base).

Parameters:`s`

- the`String`

to convert`radix`

- the radix (base) to convert with

Returns:- the new
`Short`

Throws:`NumberFormatException`

- if`s`

cannot be parsed as a`short`

See Also:`parseShort(String,int)`

public static Short valueOf(short val)

Returns a`Short`

object wrapping the value. In contrast to the`Short`

constructor, this method will cache some values. It is used by boxing conversion.

Parameters:`val`

- the value to wrap

Returns:- the
`Short`

Since:- 1.5

Short.java -- object wrapper for short
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