001    /**
002     * Copyright 2005-2013 The Kuali Foundation
003     *
004     * Licensed under the Educational Community License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
005     * you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
006     * You may obtain a copy of the License at
007     *
008     * http://www.opensource.org/licenses/ecl2.php
009     *
010     * Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
011     * distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
012     * WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
013     * See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
014     * limitations under the License.
015     */
016    package org.kuali.rice.krad.uif.control;
017    
018    import org.kuali.rice.core.api.util.KeyValue;
019    import org.kuali.rice.krad.keyvalues.KeyValuesFinder;
020    import org.kuali.rice.krad.uif.view.ViewModel;
021    
022    import java.util.List;
023    
024    /**
025     * Values finder that can taken the {@link org.kuali.rice.krad.uif.view.ViewModel} that provides data to the view
026     * for conditionally setting the valid options
027     *
028     * <p>
029     * Values finder also allows configuration for a blank option that will be added by the framework
030     * </p>
031     *
032     * @author Kuali Rice Team (rice.collab@kuali.org)
033     */
034    public interface UifKeyValuesFinder extends KeyValuesFinder {
035    
036        /**
037         * Builds a list of key values representations for valid value selections using the given view model
038         * to retrieve values from other fields and conditionally building the options
039         *
040         * @return List of KeyValue objects
041         */
042        public List<KeyValue> getKeyValues(ViewModel model);
043    
044        /**
045         * Indicates whether a blank option should be included as a valid option
046         *
047         * @return boolean true if the blank option should be given, false if not
048         */
049        public boolean isAddBlankOption();
050    }