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String::Fold cpan:TYIL last updated on 2019-08-05

String-Fold-0.2.0/

sub fold

sub fold(
    $string,
    :$width where { ... } = 79
) returns Str

Fold a string to contain no lines longer than the given width.

class $string

The string to fold.

class :$width where { ... } = 79

The maximum width of lines in the text.

multi sub line-length

multi sub line-length(
    $
) returns Int

Get the length of a line array. If the array does not exist yet, it is clearly empty, and this sub returns 0.

multi sub line-length

multi sub line-length(
    @line
) returns Int

Get the length of a line array. This counts the characters of all words in the array, and adds up the number of spaces required for it to be a human representable line.

class @line

The line array, containing any number of words.

NAME

String::Fold

AUTHOR

Patrick Spek [email protected]

VERSION

0.2.0

SYNOPSIS

fold(Str:D $, Int:D :$width);

DESCRIPTION

Fold a Str to a given width. Accepts a :$widthDefaults to 79 argument.

EXAMPLES

Basic usage

use String::Fold;

my Str $folded = fold(slurp("some-text-file"));

This will yield a folded string in $folded. The input file will have all its lines folded to a maximum width of 79 characters.

Folding at a custom width

use String::Fold;

my Str $folded = slurp("some-text-file").&fold(:width(40));

This will yield a string folded at 40 characters, instead of the default of 79 characters. Any number higher than 0 is accepted.