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Pod::Tree::PerlMap(3pm) User Contributed Perl Documentation Pod::Tree::PerlMap(3pm)


Pod::Tree::PerlMap - map names to URLs


  $perl_map = new Pod::Tree::PerlMap;
  $perl_map->add_page  ($name, $file);
  $perl_map->add_func  ($func, $file);
  $perl_map->set_depth ($depth);
  ($base, $page, $section) = $perl_map->map($base, $page, $section);


"Pod::Tree::PerlMap" maps L<> markups to URLs.

The "Pod::Tree::Perl*" translators make entries in the map. "Pod::Tree::HTML" uses the map to translate links before it emits them.


$perl_map->"add_page"($name, $file)
Map $name to $file. $name is the name of a POD, as used in L<> markups. $file is the path to the HTML file that is the target of the link.
$perl_map->"add_func"($func, $file)
Maps $func to $file. $func is the name of a function described in perlfunc.pod. $file is the name of the HTML file where it is described.
Controls interpretation of links of the form L<func>.

If $state is true, calls to "map" will interpret L<func> as L<perlfunc/func>.

If $state is false, calls to "map" will interpret L<func> normally.

Informs $perl_map of the depth of the referring page in the HTML directory tree. $perl_map needs to know this so that it can construct relative links.
($base, $page, $section) = $perl_map->"map"($base, $page, $section)
Remaps a link.

$base is the base URL for the HTML page, if any. $page is the page given in an L<> markup. $section is the section given in the L<> markup, if any.

"map" returns a new $base, $page, and $section that can be used to construct a link to the HTML page.






Steven McDougall,


Copyright (c) 2000 by Steven McDougall. This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl.

2019-02-25 perl v5.28.1