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LaTeXML::Box(3pm)					User Contributed Perl Documentation					 LaTeXML::Box(3pm)

"LaTeXML::Box" - Representations of digested objects. DESCRIPTION
These represent various kinds of digested objects "LaTeXML::Box" represents text in a particular font; "LaTeXML::MathBox" represents a math token in a particular font; "LaTeXML::List" represents a sequence of digested things in text; "LaTeXML::MathList" represents a sequence of digested things in math; "LaTeXML::Whatsit" represents a digested object that can generate arbitrary elements in the XML Document. Common Methods All these classes extend LaTeXML::Object and so implement the "stringify" and "equals" operations. "$font = $digested->getFont;" Returns the font used by $digested. "$boole = $digested->isMath;" Returns whether $digested was created in math mode. "@boxes = $digested->unlist;" Returns a list of the boxes contained in $digested. It is also defined for the Boxes and Whatsit (which just return themselves) so they can stand-in for a List. "$string = $digested->toString;" Returns a string representing this $digested. "$string = $digested->revert;" Reverts the box to the list of "Token"s that created (or could have created) it. "$string = $digested->getLocator;" Get a string describing the location in the original source that gave rise to $digested. "$digested->beAbsorbed($document);" $digested should get itself absorbed into the $document in whatever way is apppropriate. Box Methods The following methods are specific to "LaTeXML::Box" and "LaTeXML::MathBox". "$string = $box->getString;" Returns the string part of the $box. Whatsit Methods Note that the font is stored in the data properties under 'font'. "$defn = $whatsit->getDefinition;" Returns the LaTeXML::Definition responsible for creating $whatsit. "$value = $whatsit->getProperty($key);" Returns the value associated with $key in the $whatsit's property list. "$whatsit->setProperty($key,$value);" Sets the $value associated with the $key in the $whatsit's property list. "$props = $whatsit->getProperties();" Returns the hash of properties stored on this Whatsit. (Note that this hash is modifiable). "$props = $whatsit->setProperties(%keysvalues);" Sets several properties, like setProperty. "$list = $whatsit->getArg($n);" Returns the $n-th argument (starting from 1) for this $whatsit. "@args = $whatsit->getArgs;" Returns the list of arguments for this $whatsit. "$whatsit->setArgs(@args);" Sets the list of arguments for this $whatsit to @args (each arg should be a "LaTeXML::List" or "LaTeXML::MathList"). "$list = $whatsit->getBody;" Return the body for this $whatsit. This is only defined for environments or top-level math formula. The body is stored in the properties under 'body'. "$whatsit->setBody(@body);" Sets the body of the $whatsit to the boxes in @body. The last $box in @body is assumed to represent the `trailer', that is the result of the invocation that closed the environment or math. It is stored separately in the properties under 'trailer'. "$list = $whatsit->getTrailer;" Return the trailer for this $whatsit. See "setBody". AUTHOR
Bruce Miller <> COPYRIGHT
Public domain software, produced as part of work done by the United States Government & not subject to copyright in the US. perl v5.10.1 2009-06-11 LaTeXML::Box(3pm)
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