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20  package org.apache.mina.integration.beans;
21  
22  import java.beans.PropertyEditor;
23  
24  /**
25   * A {@link PropertyEditor} which converts a {@link String} into
26   * a {@link Character} and vice versa.
27   *
28   * @author <a href="http://mina.apache.org">Apache MINA Project</a>
29   */
30  public class ClassEditor extends AbstractPropertyEditor {
31      @Override
32      @SuppressWarnings("unchecked")
33      protected String toText(Object value) {
34          return ((Class) value).getName();
35      }
36  
37      @Override
38      protected Object toValue(String text) throws IllegalArgumentException {
39          try {
40              return Class.forName(text);
41          } catch (ClassNotFoundException e) {
42              try {
43                  return getClass().getClassLoader().loadClass(text);
44              } catch (ClassNotFoundException e1) {
45                  throw new IllegalArgumentException("Failed to load the class: " + text);
46              }
47          }
48      }
49  }