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NAME ^

PostScript::Report::Role::Container - A component that has components

VERSION ^

This document describes version 0.07 of PostScript::Report::Role::Container, released November 30, 2013 as part of PostScript-Report version 0.13.

DESCRIPTION ^

This role describes a Component that contains other Components.

ATTRIBUTES ^

In addition to the standard attributes, a Container provides the following:

Inherited Attributes

These attributes are provided so that child components can inherit them. They have no effect on the container itself. "Optional Attributes" in PostScript::Report::Role::Component.

padding_bottom
padding_side

Other Attributes

children

This is an arrayref containing the child Components.

extra_styles

This is a hash of additional attributes that can be inherited by child Components. You wouldn't normally set this directly, because PostScript::Report::Builder will automatically move any unknown attributes into this hash.

row_height

(Inherited) This is used by VBoxes to set the height of children that don't specify their own height. PostScript::Report::VBox.

METHODS ^

draw

The Container role provides an after draw modifier to draw a border around the container. The container must still provide its own draw method.

get_style

  $parent->get_style($attribute)

Child Components call this method to get the inherited value of any non-standard style attribute.

init

The Container role provides an after init modifier that calls init on each child Component.

SEE ALSO ^

The following containers are available by default:

HBox

This draws its children in a horizontal row.

VBox

This draws its children in a vertical column.

INCOMPATIBILITIES ^

None reported.

BUGS AND LIMITATIONS ^

No bugs have been reported.

AUTHOR ^

Christopher J. Madsen <perl AT cjmweb.net>

Please report any bugs or feature requests to <bug-PostScript-Report AT rt.cpan.org> or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Report.html?Queue=PostScript-Report.

You can follow or contribute to PostScript-Report's development at https://github.com/madsen/postscript-report.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ^

I'd like to thank Micro Technology Services, Inc. http://www.mitsi.com, who sponsored development of PostScript-Report, and fREW Schmidt, who recommended me for the job. It wouldn't have happened without them.

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

This software is copyright (c) 2013 by Christopher J. Madsen.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY ^

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