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Re^3: Ter::ANSIColor is awesome, but.. (need help)

by mascip (Pilgrim)
on Mar 30, 2014 at 14:13 UTC ( #1080292=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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in thread Term::ANSIColor is awesome, but.. (need help)

The starting point of my reasoning is:

There is only one place where I declare the variables that I want to colorize. If I could colorize them then and nowhere else, that would be much simpler.

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Re^4: Ter::ANSIColor is awesome, but.. (need help)
by Corion (Pope) on Mar 30, 2014 at 14:15 UTC

    You will need to split up the two uses of $name, for internal program logic and for display.

      But this means passing around both variables everywhere, which is a pain.

      Oh! I just realized, I could I not notice? eq() is an operator, I can overload it! Time to Git clone and see if that works...

        I cannot overload eq() because Term::ANSIColor doesn't return an object. Ouch. Are there any alternative implementations out there that return an object?

        It could look like this:

        my $name = String::Colored->new('Jon', 'red'); # improvised module nam +e # Overloads stringification print $name; # Overloads string comparison operators my $res = $name eq 'Jon'; $name->stripcolor;

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