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NAME ^

Geo::TigerLine::Record::4 - TIGER/Line 2006 Index to Alternative Feature Identifiers

SYNOPSIS ^

  use Geo::TigerLine::Record::4;

  @records = Geo::TigerLine::Record::4->parse_file($fh);
  @records = Geo::TigerLine::Record::4->parse_file($fh, \&callback);

  $record = Geo::TigerLine::Record::4->new(\%fields);

  $record->rt();
  $record->version();
  $record->tlid();
  $record->rtsq();
  $record->feat1();
  $record->feat2();
  $record->feat3();
  $record->feat4();
  $record->feat5();

DESCRIPTION ^

This is a class representing record type 4 of the TIGER/Line 2006 census geographic database. Each object is one record. It also contains methods to parse TIGER/Line record type 4 files and turn them into objects.

This is intended as an intermediate format between pulling the raw data out of the simplistic TIGER/Line data files into something more sophisticated (a process you should only have to do once). As such, it's not very fast, but its careful, easy to use and performs some verifications on the data being read.

As this class is autogenerated by mk_parsers, think before you modify this file. It's OO, so consider sub-classing instead.

Accessors

These are simple get/set accessors for each field of a record generated from the TIGER/Line 2006 data dictionary. They perform some data validation.

rt
    $data = $record->rt();
    $record->rt($data);

Record Type.

Expects alphanumeric data of no more than 1 characters. $data cannot be blank and should be left justified.

version
    $data = $record->version();
    $record->version($data);

Version Number.

Expects numeric data of no more than 4 characters. $data cannot be blank and should be left justified.

tlid
    $data = $record->tlid();
    $record->tlid($data);

TIGER/Line ID, Permanent 1-Cell Number.

Expects numeric data of no more than 10 characters. $data cannot be blank and should be right justified.

rtsq
    $data = $record->rtsq();
    $record->rtsq($data);

Record Sequence Number.

Expects numeric data of no more than 3 characters. $data cannot be blank and should be right justified.

feat1
    $data = $record->feat1();
    $record->feat1($data);

Line Additional Name Identification Number, First.

Expects numeric data of no more than 8 characters. $data cannot be blank and should be right justified.

feat2
    $data = $record->feat2();
    $record->feat2($data);

Line Additional Name Identification Number, Second.

Expects numeric data of no more than 8 characters. $data can be blank and should be right justified.

feat3
    $data = $record->feat3();
    $record->feat3($data);

Line Additional Name Identification Number, Third.

Expects numeric data of no more than 8 characters. $data can be blank and should be right justified.

feat4
    $data = $record->feat4();
    $record->feat4($data);

Line Additional Name Identification Number, Fourth.

Expects numeric data of no more than 8 characters. $data can be blank and should be right justified.

feat5
    $data = $record->feat5();
    $record->feat5($data);

Line Additional Name Identification Number, Fifth.

Expects numeric data of no more than 8 characters. $data can be blank and should be right justified.

Data dictionary

This is the original TIGER/Line 2006 data dictionary from which this class was generated.

    Record Type 4 - Index to Alternative Feature Identifiers
    
    Field   BV  Fmt Type Beg End Len Description
    RT      No   L   A    1    1   1 Record Type
    VERSION No   L   N    2    5   4 Version Number
    TLID    No   R   N    6   15  10 TIGER/Line ID, Permanent 1-Cell Number
    RTSQ    No   R   N   16   18   3 Record Sequence Number
    FEAT1   No   R   N   19   26   8 Line Additional Name Identification Number, First
    FEAT2   Yes  R   N   27   34   8 Line Additional Name Identification Number, Second
    FEAT3   Yes  R   N   35   42   8 Line Additional Name Identification Number, Third
    FEAT4   Yes  R   N   43   50   8 Line Additional Name Identification Number, Fourth
    FEAT5   Yes  R   N   51   58   8 Line Additional Name Identification Number, Fifth

AUTHOR ^

Michael G Schwern <schwern@pobox.com>

SEE ALSO ^

Geo::TigerLine, mk_parsers

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