Ewan Birney

NAME

Bio::Annotation::SimpleValue - A simple scalar

SYNOPSIS

   use Bio::Annotation::SimpleValue;
   use Bio::Annotation::Collection;

   my $col = new Bio::Annotation::Collection;
   my $sv = new Bio::Annotation::SimpleValue(-value => 'someval');   
   $col->add_Annotation('tagname', $sv);

DESCRIPTION

Scalar value annotation object

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APPENDIX

The rest of the documentation details each of the object methods. Internal methods are usually preceded with a _

new

 Title   : new
 Usage   : my $sv = new Bio::Annotation::SimpleValue;
 Function: Instantiate a new SimpleValue object
 Returns : Bio::Annotation::SimpleValue object
 Args    : -value => $value to initialize the object data field [optional]

AnnotationI implementing functions

as_text

 Title   : as_text
 Usage   : my $text = $obj->as_text
 Function: return the string "Value: $v" where $v is the value 
 Returns : string
 Args    : none

hash_tree

 Title   : hash_tree
 Usage   : my $hashtree = $value->hash_tree
 Function: For supporting the AnnotationI interface just returns the value
           as a hashref with the key 'value' pointing to the value
 Returns : hashrf
 Args    : none

Specific accessors for SimpleValue

value

 Title   : value
 Usage   : $obj->value($newval)
 Function: Get/Set the value for simplevalue
 Returns : value of value
 Args    : newvalue (optional)