Cory G Watson

NAME

Graphics::Primitive::Driver::TextLayout - TextLayout role

DESCRIPTION

Graphics::Primitive::Driver::TextLayout is a role for Driver text layout engines.

SYNOPSIS

    package MyLayout;
    use Moose;

    with 'Graphics::Primitive::Driver::TextLayout';

    ...

METHODS

component

Set/Get the component from which to draw layout information.

height

Set/Get this layout's height

slice

Implemented by role consumer. Given an offset and an optional size, returns a TextBox containing lines from this layout that come as close to $size without exceeding it. This method is provided to allow incremental rendering of text. For example, if you have a series of containers 80 units high, you might write code like this:

  for(my $i = 0; $i < 3; $i++) {
      $textbox = $layout->slice($i * 80, 80);
      # render the text
  }
width

Set/Get this layout's width. Defaults to the width of the component supplied.

AUTHOR

Cory Watson, <gphat@cpan.org>

COPYRIGHT & LICENSE

Copyright 2008-2010 by Cory G Watson.

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