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       Tk::Pod_usage - How to use the perl/Tk Pod browser widget


       To navigate through the documentation one could use

       A click on a hyperlink display the corresponding Pod documentation (if there is any) in
       the same window. An URL will be displayed in a web browser. A man page will be displayed
       in a man viewer (if one is available).

       With <Button-2> the documentation is loaded into a new window (<Shift-Button-1> works also
       for those with only a 2 button mouse).

       A double click tries to load the documentation for the selected word in the same window.

       If the "Shift" key is simultaneously pressed a new browser window is opened.

   Key bindings
       The Tk::Pod::Text widget is based on the Tk::More widget inheriting its key bindings.

       Pressing <Key-/> lets you search in the displayed documentation.

   Section Menu
       The Section Menu

       The 'Section' menu allows one to directly jump to the start of a section in the

   Action Menu
       If you press the right mouse button you get a popup menu that allows:

       o Back
           in history of displayed documentation

       o Forward
           in history of displayed documentation

       o Reload
           the documentation

       o Edit Pod
           Start editor with source of the displayed document.

           The used editor is selected by the first definition of the environment variables
           "TKPODEDITOR", "XEDITOR", "VISUAL", "EDITOR" or as default /usr/bin/vi. If no terminal
           is available (or on Windows platforms), the ptked editor (bundled with Perl/Tk) will
           be used instead.

           See also the menu entries 'File' -> 'Edit' and 'File' -> 'Edit with ptked'.

       o Search fulltext
           Full text search of the Pod in the perl library directories. (Note: to use it one has
           to install the perlindex distribution and build an index for the perl documentation,
           see Text::English)

       The remaining menu entries are the same as in normal "Text" widgets.

   Tree view
       You can toggle the tree view of all installed modules on or off with the 'View' -> 'Pod
       Tree' menu entry. The tree view is organized in three sections: Perl language (general
       documentation about Perl), Pragmata, and Modules. The labels in the tree are colored,
       where green means "standard module which comes with the Perl core distribution", red means
       "locally installed module, probably from CPAN", and grey means "no module available, look
       at the subtree".

       The tree data is cached in a temporary directory on a per-perl-version and per-user basis.
       A reload can be forced with the Reload entry in the action menu of the tree view. With the
       Search entry a search in the tree can be performed. The Show modules at CPAN entry is
       highly experimental - you can download, extract and look at the documentation of all CPAN


       tkpod, perlpod, pod2man, pod2text, pod2html, Tk::Pod, Tk::Pod::Text, Tk::Pod::Tree,
       Tk::More, Text::English.


       pod, browser, tk, hypertext


       Achim Bohnet <>

       Current maintainer is Slaven Rezic <>

       Copyright (c) 1997-1998 Achim Bohnet. All rights reserved.  This documentation is free
       software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.