Text::PDF::Name(3) Inherits from Text::PDF::String and stores PDF names (things



Creates a new string object (not a full object yet) from a given string. The string is parsed according to input criteria with escaping working, particular to Names.

$n->convert ($str, $pdf)

Converts a name into a string by removing the / and converting any hex munging unless $pdf is supplied and its version is less than 1.2.

$s->as_pdf ($pdf)

Returns a name formatted as PDF. $pdf is optional but should be the PDF File object for which the name is intended if supplied.

Text::PDF::Name->string_to_name ($str, $pdf)

Suitably encode the string $str for output in the File object $pdf (the exact format may depend on the version of $pdf). Prinicipally, encode certain characters in hex if the version is greater than 1.1.

Text::PDF::Name->name_to_string ($str, $pdf)

Suitably decode the string $str as read from the File object $pdf (the exact decoding may depend on the version of $pdf). Principally, undo the hex encoding for PDF versions > 1.1.