NAME

Bio::Phylo::Parsers::Table - Parses tab- (or otherwise) delimited matrices. No serviceable parts inside.

DESCRIPTION

This module is used to import data and taxa from plain text files or strings. The following additional argument must be used in the call to Bio::Phylo::IO:

 -type => (one of [DNA|RNA|STANDARD|PROTEIN|NUCLEOTIDE|CONTINUOUS])

In addition, these arguments may be used to indicate line separators (default is "\n") and field separators (default is "\t"):

 -fieldsep => '\t',
 -linesep  => '\n'

SEE ALSO

Bio::Phylo::IO

The table parser is called by the Bio::Phylo::IO object. Look there to learn how to parse tab- (or otherwise) delimited matrices.

Bio::Phylo::Manual

Also see the manual: Bio::Phylo::Manual.

FORUM

CPAN hosts a discussion forum for Bio::Phylo. If you have trouble using this module the discussion forum is a good place to start posting questions (NOT bug reports, see below): http://www.cpanforum.com/dist/Bio-Phylo

BUGS

Please report any bugs or feature requests to bug-bio-phylo@rt.cpan.org, or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org/NoAuth/ReportBug.html?Queue=Bio-Phylo. I will be notified, and then you'll automatically be notified of progress on your bug as I make changes. Be sure to include the following in your request or comment, so that I know what version you're using:

$Id: Table.pm,v 1.21 2006/04/12 22:38:23 rvosa Exp $

AUTHOR

Rutger A. Vos,

email: rvosa@sfu.ca
web page: http://www.sfu.ca/~rvosa/

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The author would like to thank Jason Stajich for many ideas borrowed from BioPerl http://www.bioperl.org, and CIPRES http://www.phylo.org and FAB* http://www.sfu.ca/~fabstar for comments and requests.

COPYRIGHT & LICENSE

Copyright 2005 Rutger A. Vos, All Rights Reserved. This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.