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PPI::Token(3pm) User Contributed Perl Documentation PPI::Token(3pm)

NAME

PPI::Token - A single token of Perl source code

INHERITANCE

  PPI::Token
  isa PPI::Element

DESCRIPTION

"PPI::Token" is the abstract base class for all Tokens. In PPI terms, a "Token" is a PPI::Element that directly represents bytes of source code.

METHODS

set_content $string

The "set_content" method allows you to set/change the string that the "PPI::Token" object represents.

Returns the string you set the Token to

add_content $string

The "add_content" method allows you to add additional bytes of code to the end of the Token.

Returns the new full string after the bytes have been added.

length

The "length" method returns the length of the string in a Token.

SUPPORT

See the support section in the main module.

AUTHOR

Adam Kennedy <adamk@cpan.org>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2001 - 2011 Adam Kennedy.

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

The full text of the license can be found in the LICENSE file included with this module.

2023-09-29 perl v5.36.0