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Module Version: 1.58   Source   Latest Release: CAM-PDF-1.60

NAME ^

CAM::PDF::Renderer::Text - Render an ASCII image of a PDF page

LICENSE ^

See CAM::PDF.

SYNOPSIS ^

    use CAM::PDF;
    my $pdf = CAM::PDF->new($filename);
    my $contentTree = $pdf->getPageContentTree(4);
    $contentTree->render("CAM::PDF::Renderer::Text");

DESCRIPTION ^

This class is used to print to STDOUT the coordinates of each node of a page layout. It is written both for debugging and as a minimal example of a renderer.

GLOBALS ^

The $CAM::PDF::Renderer::Text::xdensity and $CAM::PDF::Renderer::Text::ydensity define the scale of the ASCII graphical output device. They both default to 6.0.

FUNCTIONS ^

$pkg->new()

Calls the superclass constructor, and initializes the ASCII PDF page.

$self->renderText($string)

Prints the characters of the screen to our virtual ASCII framebuffer.

$self->toString()

Serializes the framebuffer into a single string that can be easily printed.

AUTHOR ^

See CAM::PDF

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