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NAME

  Data::Stag::Writer - base class for all Writers

SYNOPSIS

  # Abstract class - do not use directly
  package MyOutputter;
  use base qw(Data::Stag::Writer);
  sub e_foo {
    my ($self, $foo) = @_;
    $self->writef("data1: %s\n", $foo->get_data1);
    return;
  }

DESCRIPTION

base mixin class for all writers

INHERITANCE

    This inherits from L<Data::Stag::BaseHandler>

PUBLIC METHODS -

new
       Title: new
        Args: [fn str], [fh FILEHANDLE]
      Return: L<Data::Stag::BaseHandler>
     Example: $w = MyWriter->new(-fh=>$fh);
returns the tree that was built from all uncaught events
file
       Title: file
        Args: filename str
     Returns: filename str
     Example: $handler->file("my_output_file.txt");
Setting this will cause all output to be diverted to this file; the file will be overwritten by default. The filehandle will not be opened unless any events are thrown
For more fine-grained control, use $handler-> fh()
fh
       Title: fh
        Args: filehandle FH
     Returns: filehandle FH
     Example: $handler->fh(\*STDOUT);
Gets/Sets the output filehandle for the writer
safe_fh
       Title: safe_fh
        Type: PROTECTED
        Args: filehandle FH
     Returns: filehandle FH
     Example: $handler->fh(\*STDOUT);
As fh(), but makes sure that the filehandle is initialized
You should use this if you are overriding this class
write
       Title: write
        Type: PROTECTED
        Args: message str
     Returns: 
     Example: $self->write($stag->get_blah);
writes output
to be used by classes that subclass this one
writef
       Title: writef
As write, analogous to printf

use_color

  Usage   -
  Returns -
  Args    -
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