GSP
Quick Navigator

Search Site

Unix VPS
A - Starter
B - Basic
C - Preferred
D - Commercial
MPS - Dedicated
Previous VPSs
* Sign Up! *

Support
Contact Us
Online Help
Handbooks
Domain Status
Man Pages

FAQ
Virtual Servers
Pricing
Billing
Technical

Network
Facilities
Connectivity
Topology Map

Miscellaneous
Server Agreement
Year 2038
Credits
 

USA Flag

 

 

Man Pages


Manual Reference Pages  -  TKPOD (1)

.ds Aq ’

NAME

tkpod - Perl/Tk Pod browser

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS



    tkpod   [-tk] [[-no]tree] [-Mblib] [-I dir] [-d|debug] [-s|server]
            [-filedialog module]
            [-f function | -q FAQRegex | directory | name [...]]



DESCRIPTION

<B>tkpodB> is a simple Pod browser with hypertext capabilities. Pod (Plain Old Document) is a simple and readable markup language that could be mixed with perl code.

Pods are searched by default in @INC and $ENV{PATH}. Directories listed on the command line or with the <B>-IB> option are added to the default search path.

For each name listed on the command line <B>tkpodB> tries to find Pod in name, name.pod and name.pm in the search path. For each name a new Pod browser window is opened.

If no name is listed, then the main perl pod is opened instead.

OPTIONS

<B>-treeB> When specified, tkpod will show a tree window with all available Pods on the local host. However, this may be slow on startup, especially first time because there is no cache yet. You can always turn on the tree view with the menu entry ’View’ -> ’Pod Tree’.
<B>-tkB> Useful for perl/Tk documentation. When specified it adds all Tk subdirectories in @INC to the Pod search path. This way when Scrolled is selected in the browser the Tk/Scrolled documentation is found.
<B>-sB> or <B>-serverB> Start tkpod in server mode. Subsequent calls to tkpod (without the <B>-sB> option) will cause to load the requested Pods into the server program, thus minimizing startup time and memory usage. Note that there is no access control, so this might be a security hole!
<B>-MblibB> Add the blib directories under the current directory to the Pod search path.
<B>-IB> dir Add another directory to the Pod search path. Note that the space is mandatory.
<B>-fB> function Show documentation for function.
<B>-qB> FAQRegex Show the FAQ entry matching FAQRegex.
<B>-filedialogB> module Use an alternative file dialog module, e.g. Tk::FileSelect, Tk::FBox or Tk::PathEntry::Dialog.
<B>-dB> or <B>-debugB> Turn debugging on.
<B>-exitB> Only for internal testing: exit before entering MainLoop.

USAGE

How to navigate with the Pod browser is described in Tk::Pod_usage. It’s also accessible via the menu ’Help’ -> ’Usage...’.

ENVIRONMENT

TKPODPORT Force a port for tkpod’s server mode.
TKPODDIRS A list of directories (on Unix usually separated by :, on Windows by ;) for additional Pod directories. These directories will appear in the local dirs section of the tree view.
See Environment in Tk::Pod::Text and Environment in Tk::Pod::FindPods for more environment variables.

KNOWN BUGS

see Tk::Pod::Text

SEE ALSO

perlpod pod2man pod2text pod2html Tk::Pod Tk::Pod::Text Tk::Pod::Tree

AUTHOR

Nick Ing-Simmons <nick@ni-s.u-net.com>

Former maintainer: Achim Bohnet <ach@mpe.mpg.de>.

Code currently maintained by Slaven Rezic <slaven@rezic.de>.

Copyright (c) 1997-1998 Nick Ing-Simmons. Copyright (c) 2015 Slaven Rezic. All rights reserved. This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

Search for    or go to Top of page |  Section 1 |  Main Index


perl v5.20.3 TKPOD (1) 2015-02-22

Powered by GSP Visit the GSP FreeBSD Man Page Interface.
Output converted with manServer 1.07.