Pod::Simple::PullParserTextToken(3) text-tokens from Pod::Simple::PullParser


(See Pod::Simple::PullParser)


When you do $parser->get_token on a Pod::Simple::PullParser, you might get an object of this class.

This is a subclass of Pod::Simple::PullParserToken and inherits all its methods, and adds these methods:

This returns the text that this token holds. For example, parsing C<foo> will return a C start-token, a text-token, and a C end-token. And if you want to get the ``foo'' out of the text-token, call "$token->text"
This changes the string that this token holds. You probably won't need to do this.
This returns a scalar reference to the string that this token holds. This can be useful if you don't want to memory-copy the potentially large text value (well, as large as a paragraph or a verbatim block) as calling $token->text would do.

Or, if you want to alter the value, you can even do things like this:

  for ( ${  $token->text_r  } ) {  # Aliases it with $_ !!
    s/ The / the /g; # just for example
    if( 'A' eq chr(65) ) {  # (if in an ASCII world)
      tr/\xA0/ /;
    ...or however you want to alter the value...

You're unlikely to ever need to construct an object of this class for yourself, but if you want to, call "Pod::Simple::PullParserTextToken->new( text )"


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Copyright (c) 2002 Sean M. Burke.

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