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LaTeXML::Core::KeyValsUser Contributed Perl DocumentaLaTeXML::Core::KeyVals(3)

NAME
       "LaTeXML::Core::KeyVals"	- Key-Value Pairs in LaTeXML

DESCRIPTION
       Provides	a parser and representation of keyval pairs
       "LaTeXML::Core::KeyVals"	represents parameters handled by LaTeX's
       keyval package.	It extends LaTeXML::Common::Object.

   Accessors
       "GetKeyVal($arg,$key)"
	   Access the value associated with a given key.  This is useful
	   within constructors to access the value associated with $key	in the
	   argument $arg. Example usage	in a copnstructor:

	   <foo	attrib='&GetKeyVal(#1,'key')'>

       "GetKeyVals($arg)"
	   Access the entire hash. Can be used in a constructor	like: Can use
	   in constructor: <foo	%&GetKeyVals(#1)/>

   Constructors
       "<LaTeXML::Core::KeyVals-"new(prefix, keysets, options)); >>
	   Creates a new KeyVals object	with the given parameters.  All
	   arguments are optional and the simples way of calling this method
	   is "my $keyvals = LaTeXML::Core::KeyVals->new()".

	   prefix is the given prefix all key-value pairs operate in and
	   defaults to 'KV'. If	given, prefix should be	a string.

	   keysets should be a list of keysets to find keys inside of. If
	   given, it should either be reference	to a list of strings or	a
	   comma-seperated string.  This argument defaults to '_anonymous_'.

	   Furthermore,	the KeyVals constructor	accepts	a variety of options
	   that	can be used to customize its behaviour.	These are setAll,
	   setInternals, skip, skipMissing, hookMissing, open, close, punct
	   and assign.

	   setAll is a flag that, if set, ensures that keys will be set	in all
	   existing keysets, instad of only in the first one.

	   setInternals	is a flag that,	if set,	ensures	that certain 'xkeyval'
	   package internals are set during key	digestion.

	   skip	should be a list of keys to be skipped when digesting the keys
	   of this object.

	   skipMissing allows one way of handling keys during key digestion
	   that	have not been explictilty declared using "DefKey" or related
	   functionality. If set to "undef" or 0, an error is thrown upon
	   trying to set such a	key, if	set to 1 they are ignored.
	   Alternatively, this can be set to a key macro which is then
	   extended to contain a comman-separated list of the undefined	keys.

	   hookMissing allows to call a	specific macro if a single key is
	   unknown during key digestion.

	   The options open, close, punct and assign optionally	contain	the
	   tokens used for the respective meanings.

   KeyVals Accessors (intended for internal usage)
       "my $prefix = $keyvals->getPrefix()"
	   Returns the Prefix property.

       "my @keysets = $keyvals->getKeySets()"
	   Returns the KeySets property.

       "my $setall = $keyvals->getSetAll()"
	   Returns the SetAll property.

       "my $setinternals = $keyvals->getSetInternals()"
	   Returns the SetInternals property.

       "my @skip = $keyvals->getSkip()"
	   Returns the Skip property.

       "my $skipmissing	= $keyvals->getSkipMissing()"
	   Returns the SkipMissing property.

       "my $hookmissing	= $keyvals->getHookMissing()"
	   Returns the HookMissing property.

       "my @tuples = $keyvals->getTuples()"
	   Returns the Tuples property representing

       "$keyvals->setTuples(@tuples)"
	   Sets	the tuples which should	be a list of five-tuples (array
	   references) representing the	key-value pairs	this KeyVals object is
	   seeded with.	See the	getTuples function on details of the structure
	   of this list.  rebuild is called automatically to populate the
	   other caches.  Typically, the tuples	is set by readFrom.

       "my @cachedpairs	= $keyvals->getCachedPairs()"
	   Returns the CachedPairs property.

       "my %cachedhash = $keyvals->getCachedHash()"
	   Returns the CachedHash property.

   Resolution to KeySets
       "my @keysets = $keyvals->resolveKeyValFor($key)"
	   Finds all KeyVal objects that should	be used	for interacting	with
	   the given key. May return "undef" if	no matching keysets are	found.
	   Use the parameters
	    keysets, setAll and	skipMissing to customize the exact behaviour
	   of this function.

       "my $canResolveKeyVal = $keyvals->canResolveKeyValFor($key)"
	   Checks if this KeyVals object can resolve a KeyVal for key. Ignores
	   setAll and skipMissing parameters.

       "my $keyval = $keyvals->getPrimaryKeyValOf($key,	@keysets)"
	   Gets	a single KeyVal	parameter to be	used for interacting a a
	   single key, given that it resolves to keysets. Always returns a
	   single KeyVal object, even if no keysets are	found.

   Changing contained values
       "$keyvals->addValue($key, $value, $useDefault, $noRebuild)"
	   Adds	the given value	for key	at the end of the given	list of	values
	   and rebuilds	all internal caches. If	the useDefault flag is set,
	   the specific	value is ignored, and the default is set instead.

	   If this function is called multiple times the noRebuild option
	   should be given to prevent constant rebuilding and the rebuild
	   function should be called manually called.

       "$keyvals->setValue($key, $value, $useDefault)"
	   Sets	the value of key to value, optionally using the	default	if
	   useDefault is set. Note that	if value is a reference	to an array,
	   the key is inserted multiple	times. If value	is "undef", the	values
	   is deleted.

       "$keyvals->rebuild($skip)"
	   Rebuilds the	internal caches	of key-value mapping and list of pairs
	   from	from main list of tuples. If skip is given, all	values for the
	   given key are omitted, and the given	key is deleted.

   Parsing values from a gullet
       "$keyvals->readFrom($gullet, $until, %options)"
	   Reads a set of KeyVals from gullet, up until	the until token, and
	   updates the state of	this KeyVals object accordingly.

	   Furthermore,	this methods supports several options.

	   When	the silenceMissing option is set, missing keys will be
	   completely ignored when reading keys, that is they do not get
	   recorded into the KeyVals object and	no warnings or errors will be
	   thrown.

       "$keyvals->readKeyWordFrom($gullet, $until)"
	   Reads a single keyword from gullet. Intended	for internal use only.

   KeyVals Accessors
       "my $value = $keyvals->getValue($key);"
	   Return a value associated with $key.

       "@values	= $keyvals->getValues($key);"
	   Return the list of all values associated with $key.

       "%keyvals = $keyvals->getKeyVals;"
	   Return the hash reference containing	the keys and values bound in
	   the $keyval.	 Each value in the hash	may be a single	value or a
	   list	if the key is repeated.

       "@keyvals = $keyvals->getPairs;"
	   Return the alternating keys and values bound	in the $keyval.	 Note
	   that	this may contain multiple entries for a	given key, if they
	   were	repeated.

       "%hash =	$keyvals->getHash;"
	   Return the hash reference containing	the keys and values bound in
	   the $keyval.	 Note that will	only contain the last value for	a
	   given key, if they were repeated.

       "$haskey	= $keyvals->hasKey($key);"
	   Checks if the KeyVals object	contains a value for $key.

   Value Related Reversion
       "$expansion = $keyvals->setKeysExpansion;"
	   Expand this KeyVals into a set of tokens for	digesting keys.

       "$keyvals = $keyvals->beDigested($stomach);"
	   Return a new	"LaTeXML::Core::KeyVals" object	with both keys and
	   values digested.

       "$reversion = $keyvals->revert();"
	   Revert this object into a set of tokens representing	the original
	   sequence of Tokens that was used to be read it from the gullet.

       "$str = $keyvals->toString();"
	   Turns this object into a key=value comma seperated string.

AUTHOR
       Bruce Miller <bruce.miller@nist.gov> Tom	Wiesing
       <tom.wiesing@gmail.com>

COPYRIGHT
       Public domain software, produced	as part	of work	done by	the United
       States Government & not subject to copyright in the US.

perl v5.32.1			  2020-01-23	     LaTeXML::Core::KeyVals(3)

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