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An item within a List that contains paragraphs, headings, etc.

For BULLET, NUMBER, LALPHA and UALPHA lists, the label will always be nil. For NOTE and LABEL lists, the list label may contain:

  • a single String for a single label

  • an Array of Strings for a list item with multiple terms

  • nil for an extra description attached to a previously labeled list item



The label for the ListItem


Parts of the ListItem

Public Class Methods

new(label = nil, *parts) click to toggle source

Creates a new ListItem with an optional label containing parts

               # File rdoc/markup/list_item.rb, line 26
def initialize label = nil, *parts
  @label = label
  @parts = []
  @parts.concat parts

Public Instance Methods

<<(part) click to toggle source

Appends part to the ListItem

               # File rdoc/markup/list_item.rb, line 35
def << part
  @parts << part
accept(visitor) click to toggle source

Runs this list item and all its parts through visitor

               # File rdoc/markup/list_item.rb, line 48
def accept visitor
  visitor.accept_list_item_start self

  @parts.each do |part|
    part.accept visitor

  visitor.accept_list_item_end self
empty?() click to toggle source

Is the ListItem empty?

               # File rdoc/markup/list_item.rb, line 61
def empty?
length() click to toggle source

Length of parts in the ListItem

               # File rdoc/markup/list_item.rb, line 68
def length
push(*parts) click to toggle source

Adds parts to the ListItem

               # File rdoc/markup/list_item.rb, line 94
def push *parts
  @parts.concat parts

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