Bio::Tools::EUtilities::Query::GlobalQuery - Container class for egquery data.


version 1.77


  #### should not create instance directly; Bio::Tools::EUtilities does this ####

  my $parser = Bio::Tools::EUtilities->new(-eutil => 'egquery',
                                           -term  => 'BRCA1');

  # $gquery is a Bio::Tools::EUtilities::Query::GlobalQuery
  while (my $gquery = $parser->next_GlobalQuery) {
     print $gquery->to_string."\n"; # stringify
     print "DB:".$gquery->get_db."\t".$gquery->get_count;


This is a simple container class for egquery data. Currently this just contains various accessors for the data, such as get_database(), get_count(), etc. for each item in a global query.


 Title   : get_term
 Usage   : $st = $qd->get_term;
 Function: retrieve the term for the global search
 Returns : string
 Args    : none


 Title   : get_database
 Usage   : $ct = $qd->get_database;
 Function: retrieve the database
 Returns : string
 Args    : none


 Title   : get_count
 Usage   : $ct = $qd->get_count;
 Function: retrieve the count for the database
 Returns : string
 Args    : none


 Title   : get_status
 Usage   : $st = $qd->get_status;
 Function: retrieve the query status for database in db()
 Returns : string
 Args    : none


 Title   : get_menu_name
 Usage   : $ct = $qd->get_menu_name;
 Function: retrieve the full name for the database in db()
 Returns : string
 Args    : None


 Title    : to_string
 Usage    : $foo->to_string()
 Function : converts current object to string
 Returns  : none
 Args     : (optional) simple data for text formatting
 Note     : Used generally for debugging and for the print_GlobalQuery method


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