Sendu Bala
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NAME

Bio::Factory::FTLocationFactory - A FeatureTable Location Parser

SYNOPSIS

    # parse a string into a location object
    $loc = Bio::Factory::FTLocationFactory->from_string("join(100..200, 
                                                         400..500");

DESCRIPTION

Implementation of string-encoded location parsing for the Genbank feature table encoding of locations.

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AUTHOR - Hilmar Lapp

Email hlapp at gmx.net

CONTRIBUTORS

Jason Stajich, jason-at-bioperl-dot-org Chris Fields, cjfields-at-uiuc-dot-edu

APPENDIX

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

new

 Title   : new
 Usage   : my $obj = new Bio::Factory::FTLocationFactory();
 Function: Builds a new Bio::Factory::FTLocationFactory object 
 Returns : an instance of Bio::Factory::FTLocationFactory
 Args    :

from_string

 Title   : from_string
 Usage   : $loc = $locfactory->from_string("100..200");
 Function: Parses the given string and returns a Bio::LocationI implementing
           object representing the location encoded by the string.

           This implementation parses the Genbank feature table
           encoding of locations.
 Example :
 Returns : A Bio::LocationI implementing object.
 Args    : A string.

_parse_location

 Title   : _parse_location
 Usage   : $loc = $locfactory->_parse_location( $loc_string)

 Function: Parses the given location string and returns a location object 
           with start() and end() and strand() set appropriately.
           Note that this method is private.
 Returns : A Bio::LocationI implementing object or undef on failure
 Args    : location string