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Search::Dict(3pm)					 Perl Programmers Reference Guide					 Search::Dict(3pm)

NAME
Search::Dict - look - search for key in dictionary file SYNOPSIS
use Search::Dict; look *FILEHANDLE, $key, $dict, $fold; use Search::Dict; look *FILEHANDLE, $params; DESCRIPTION
Sets file position in FILEHANDLE to be first line greater than or equal (stringwise) to $key. Returns the new file position, or -1 if an error occurs. The flags specify dictionary order and case folding: If $dict is true, search by dictionary order (ignore anything but word characters and whitespace). The default is honour all characters. If $fold is true, ignore case. The default is to honour case. If there are only three arguments and the third argument is a hash reference, the keys of that hash can have values "dict", "fold", and "comp" or "xfrm" (see below), and their corresponding values will be used as the parameters. If a comparison subroutine (comp) is defined, it must return less than zero, zero, or greater than zero, if the first comparand is less than, equal, or greater than the second comparand. If a transformation subroutine (xfrm) is defined, its value is used to transform the lines read from the filehandle before their comparison. perl v5.16.2 2012-10-25 Search::Dict(3pm)

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PDF::API2::Basic::PDF::Dict(3pm)			User Contributed Perl Documentation			  PDF::API2::Basic::PDF::Dict(3pm)

NAME
PDF::API2::Basic::PDF::Dict - PDF Dictionaries and Streams. Inherits from PDF::Objind INSTANCE VARIABLES
There are various special instance variables which are used to look after, particularly, streams. Each begins with a space: stream Holds the stream contents for output streamfile Holds the stream contents in an external file rather than in memory. This is not the same as a PDF file stream. The data is stored in its unfiltered form. streamloc If both ' stream' and ' streamfile' are empty, this indicates where in the source PDF the stream starts. METHODS
$d->outobjdeep($fh) Outputs the contents of the dictionary to a PDF file. This is a recursive call. It also outputs a stream if the dictionary has a stream element. If this occurs then this method will calculate the length of the stream and insert it into the stream's dictionary. $d->read_stream($force_memory) Reads in a stream from a PDF file. If the stream is greater than "PDF::Dict::mincache" (defaults to 32768) bytes to be stored, then the default action is to create a file for it somewhere and to use that file as a data cache. If $force_memory is set, this caching will not occur and the data will all be stored in the $self->{' stream'} variable. $d->val Returns the dictionary, which is itself. perl v5.14.2 2014-03-09 PDF::API2::Basic::PDF::Dict(3pm)
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