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OODoc::Manifest(3)    User Contributed Perl Documentation   OODoc::Manifest(3)

       OpenOffice::OODoc::Manifest - Access to document	file descriptor

       The OpenOffice::OODoc::manifest class is	a specialist derivative	of
       OpenOffice::OODoc::XPath	allowing access	to the content descriptor of
       an OpenDocument or file.

       For ordinary content processing applications, it's not absolutely
       necessary to control the	manifest. Member imports or deletions (ex:
       createImageElement() in OpenOffice::OODoc::Image, raw_delete() in
       OpenOffice::OODoc::File)	may make the real content inconsistent with
       the manifest. Up	to now,	the desktop suite don't worry
       about that. However, OpenOffice::OODoc::Manifest	provides a few number
       of easy to use methods to get or	set any	entry in the manifest. In
       addition, it allows the users (at their own risks) to create or update
       any kind	of special entry or mime type, without control.	There is no
       automatic consistency check between the manifest	and the	real content
       (but this check and others could	be easily developed with the
       combination of this module and the other	ones).

       The manifest (i.e. the "META-INF/manifest.xml" part of an ODF package)
       is a special member that	describes the MIME types and the full internal
       paths of	the other members.

       Constructor : OpenOffice::OODoc::Manifest-_new(_parameters_)

	       Short Form: odfManifest(<parameters>)

	       See OpenOffice::OODoc::XPath->new

	       The XML member loaded by	default	is 'META-INF/manifest.xml'.


		   $my manifest	= OpenOffice::OODoc::Manifest>new
				       file    => 'document.odt'

	       returns a new object which represents the member	list of	an
	       ODF-compliant "document.odt" file.


	       Returns the element (if any) corresponding to the given member.


		       my $element = $manifest->getEntry("content.xml");

	       Returns the element describing the "content.xml"	member of the
	       file, if	this element is	defined.


	       Returns the main	MIME type of the document.
	       For example, this type is


	       for an OpenDocument text	file or


	       for an OpenDocument presentation, or


	       for an 1.0 text file, etc.

	       See the Appendix	C in the OASIS OpenDocument 1.0	specification
	       for a complete list of OpenDocument-compliant MIME types.


	       Returns the media (mime)	type of	the given member.


	       Deletes the named entry.

       setEntry($entry,	$type)

	       Sets the	mime type of an	entry element. If the element was not
	       previously existing, it's created.
	       Returns the new element in case of success, undef otherwise.


		       my $element = $manifest->setEntry
					       ("content.xml", "text/xml");

	       This instruction	first creates (if needed) an entry for the member
	       "content.xml" and sets its media	type to	"text/xml".


	       Sets the	main MIME type of the document.
	       Risky; not for ordinary use. But	nobody prevents	you from giving
	       a presentation or spreadsheet MIME type to a Writer document !

	       As for OpenOffice::OODoc::XPath

   Exported functions

       See OpenOffice::OODoc::Notes(3) for the footnote	citations ([n])
       included	in this	page.

       Developer/Maintainer: Jean-Marie	Gouarne


       Copyright 2004-2008 by Genicorp,	S.A. <>

       Initial English version of the reference	manual by Graeme A. Hunter

       License:	GNU Lesser General Public License v2.1

perl v5.24.1			  2008-09-16		    OODoc::Manifest(3)


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