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       Pod::Elemental::Selectors - predicates for selecting elements


       version 0.103004


       Pod::Elemental::Selectors provides a number of routines to check for Pod::Elemental
       paragraphs with given qualities.


       Selectors are predicates:  they examine paragraphs and return either true or false.  All
       the selectors have (by default) names like: "s_whatever".  They expect zero or more
       parameters to affect the selection.  If these parameters are given, but no paragraph, a
       callback will be returned that will expect a paragraph.  If a paragraph is given, the
       selector will return immediately.

       For example, the "s_command" selector expects a parameter that can be the name of the
       command desired.  Both of the following uses are valid:

         # create and use a callback:

         my $selector = s_command('head1');
         my @headers  = grep { $selector->($_) } @paragraphs;

         # just check a paragraph right now:

         if ( s_command('head1', $paragraph) ) { ... }

       The selectors can be imported individually or as the "-all" group, and can be renamed with
       Sub::Exporter features.  (Selectors cannot yet be curried by Sub::Exporter.)

         my $callback = s_blank;

         if( s_blank($para) ) { ... }

       "s_blank" tests whether a paragraph is a Generic::Blank element.

         my $callback = s_flat;

         if( s_flat($para) ) { ... }

       "s_flat" tests whether a paragraph does Pod::Elemental::Flat -- in other words, is

         my $callback = s_node;

         if( s_node($para) ) { ... }

       "s_node" tests whether a paragraph does Pod::Elemental::Node -- in other words, whether it
       may have children.

         my $callback = s_command;
         my $callback = s_command( $command_name);
         my $callback = s_command(\@command_names);

         if( s_command(undef, \$para) ) { ... }

         if( s_command( $command_name,  \$para) ) { ... }
         if( s_command(\@command_names, \$para) ) { ... }

       "s_command" tests whether a paragraph does Pod::Elemental::Command.  If a command name (or
       a reference to an array of command names) is given, the tested paragraph's command must
       match one of the given command names.


       Ricardo SIGNES <>


       This software is copyright (c) 2014 by Ricardo SIGNES.

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