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Module Version: 0.11   Source   Latest Release: Data-Stag-0.14

NAME ^

  Data::Stag::Writer

SYNOPSIS ^

  # Abstract class - do not use directly
  package MyOutputter;
  use base qw(Data::Stag::Writer);

  sub e_foo {
    my ($self, $foo) = @_;
    $self->writef("data1: %s\n", $foo->get_data1);
    return;
  }

DESCRIPTION ^

base mixin class for all writers

INHERITANCE ^

    This inherits from L<Data::Stag::BaseHandler>

PUBLIC METHODS - ^

new

       Title: new

        Args: [fn str], [fh FILEHANDLE]
      Return: L<Data::Stag::BaseHandler>
     Example: $w = MyWriter->new(-fh=>$fh);

returns the tree that was built from all uncaught events

file

       Title: file

        Args: filename str
     Returns: filename str
     Example: $handler->file("my_output_file.txt");

Setting this will cause all output to be diverted to this file; the file will be overwritten by default. The filehandle will not be opened unless any events are thrown

For more fine-grained control, use $handler->fh()

fh

       Title: fh

        Args: filehandle FH
     Returns: filehandle FH
     Example: $handler->fh(\*STDOUT);

Gets/Sets the output filehandle for the writer

safe_fh

       Title: safe_fh
        Type: PROTECTED

        Args: filehandle FH
     Returns: filehandle FH
     Example: $handler->fh(\*STDOUT);

As fh(), but makes sure that the filehandle is initialized

You should use this if you are overriding this class

write

       Title: write

        Type: PROTECTED
        Args: message str
     Returns: 
     Example: $self->write($stag->get_blah);

writes output

to be used by classes that subclass this one

writef

       Title: writef

As write, analagous to printf

use_color

  Usage   -
  Returns -
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