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NAME

Bio::TreeIO - Parser for Tree files

SYNOPSIS

  {
      use Bio::TreeIO;
      my $treeio = new Bio::TreeIO('-format' => 'newick',
                                   '-file'   => 'globin.dnd');
      while( my $tree = $treeio->next_tree ) {
          print "Tree is ", $tree->size, "\n";
      }
  }

DESCRIPTION

This is the driver module for Tree reading from data streams and flatfiles. This is intended to be able to create Bio::Tree::TreeI objects.

FEEDBACK

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User feedback is an integral part of the evolution of this and other Bioperl modules. Send your comments and suggestions preferably to the Bioperl mailing list. Your participation is much appreciated.

  bioperl-l@bioperl.org                  - General discussion
  http://bioperl.org/wiki/Mailing_lists  - About the mailing lists

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to the Bioperl bug tracking system to help us keep track of the bugs and their resolution. Bug reports can be submitted via the web:

  http://bugzilla.open-bio.org/

AUTHOR - Jason Stajich

Email jason-at-bioperl-dot-org

CONTRIBUTORS

Allen Day <allenday@ucla.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::TreeIO();
 Function: Builds a new Bio::TreeIO object 
 Returns : Bio::TreeIO
 Args    : a hash.  useful keys:
   -format : Specify the format of the file.  Supported formats:

     newick             Newick tree format
     nexus              Nexus tree format
     nhx                NHX tree format
     svggraph           SVG graphical representation of tree
     tabtree            ASCII text representation of tree
     lintree            lintree output format

next_tree

 Title   : next_tree
 Usage   : my $tree = $treeio->next_tree;
 Function: Gets the next tree off the stream
 Returns : Bio::Tree::TreeI or undef if no more trees
 Args    : none

write_tree

 Title   : write_tree
 Usage   : $treeio->write_tree($tree);
 Function: Writes a tree onto the stream
 Returns : none
 Args    : Bio::Tree::TreeI

attach_EventHandler

 Title   : attach_EventHandler
 Usage   : $parser->attatch_EventHandler($handler)
 Function: Adds an event handler to listen for events
 Returns : none
 Args    : Bio::Event::EventHandlerI

_eventHandler

 Title   : _eventHandler
 Usage   : private
 Function: Get the EventHandler
 Returns : Bio::Event::EventHandlerI
 Args    : none

_load_format_module

 Title   : _load_format_module
 Usage   : *INTERNAL TreeIO stuff*
 Function: Loads up (like use) a module at run time on demand
 Example :
 Returns :
 Args    :

newline_each_node

 Title   : newline_each_node
 Usage   : $obj->newline_each_node($newval)
 Function: Get/set newline each node flag which is only applicable
           for writing tree formats for nhx and newick, will
           print a newline after each node or paren
 Returns : value of newline_each_node (boolean)
 Args    : on set, new value (a boolean or undef, optional)

_guess_format

 Title   : _guess_format
 Usage   : $obj->_guess_format($filename)
 Function:
 Example :
 Returns : guessed format of filename (lower case)
 Args    :