Class: CharacterState

Overview

A qualitative state, as traditionally used in Phylogenetic characters and descriptive taxonomy.

@!attribute name
 @return [String]
    the full name of the character state, like "blue"

@!attribute label
 @return [String]
    the label presented in the matrix, like "0", or "1"

Constant Summary collapse

ALTERNATE_VALUES_FOR =
[:name, :label, :description_name, :key_name].freeze

Constants included from SoftValidation

SoftValidation::ANCESTORS_WITH_SOFT_VALIDATIONS

Instance Method Summary collapse

Methods included from SoftValidation

#clear_soft_validations, #fix_soft_validations, #soft_fixed?, #soft_valid?, #soft_validate, #soft_validated?, #soft_validations

Methods included from Shared::IsData

#errors_excepting, #full_error_messages_excepting, #identical, #is_community?, #is_destroyable?, #is_editable?, #is_in_use?, #is_in_users_projects?, #metamorphosize, #similar

Methods included from Shared::AlternateValues

#all_values_for, #alternate_valued?

Methods included from Shared::DataAttributes

#import_attributes, #internal_attributes, #keyword_value_hash, #reject_data_attributes

Methods included from Shared::Citations

#cited?, #mark_citations_for_destruction, #nomenclature_date, #origin_citation_source_id, #reject_citations, #requires_citation?, #sources_by_topic_id

Methods included from Shared::Documentation

#document_array=, #documented?, #reject_documentation, #reject_documents

Methods included from Shared::Confidences

#reject_confidences

Methods included from Shared::Tags

#reject_tags, #tag_with, #tagged?, #tagged_with?

Methods included from Shared::Identifiers

#identified?, #next_by_identifier, #previous_by_identifier, #reject_identifiers

Methods included from Shared::Notes

#concatenated_notes_string, #reject_notes

Methods included from Shared::Depictions

#has_depictions?, #image_array=, #reject_depictions, #reject_images

Methods included from Housekeeping

#has_polymorphic_relationship?

Methods inherited from ApplicationRecord

transaction_with_retry

Instance Method Details

#descriptor_kindObject (protected)



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# File 'app/models/character_state.rb', line 68

def descriptor_kind
  errors.add(:descriptor, 'must be Descriptor::Qualitative') if descriptor && descriptor.type != 'Descriptor::Qualitative'
end

#target_name(target, language_id) ⇒ Object

retrunrs string, name of the character_state in a particular language target: :key, :description, nil



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# File 'app/models/character_state.rb', line 44

def target_name(target, language_id)
  n = self.name
  a = nil
  case target
  when :key
    n = self.key_name.nil? ? n : self.key_name
  when :description
    n = self.description_name.nil? ? n : self.description_name
  end
  unless language_id.nil?
    case target
    when :key
      a = AlternateValue::Translation.where(alternate_value_object: self, language_id: language_id, alternate_value_object_attribute: 'key_name').first
    when :description
      a = AlternateValue::Translation.where(alternate_value_object: self, language_id: language_id, alternate_value_object_attribute: 'description_name').first
    end
    a = AlternateValue::Translation.where(alternate_value_object: self, language_id: language_id, alternate_value_object_attribute: 'name').first if a.nil?
    n = a.value unless a.nil?
  end
  return n
end