Bio::AlignIO::msf - msf sequence input/output stream
Do not use this module directly. Use it via the Bio::AlignIO class.
This object can transform Bio::Align::AlignI objects to and from msf flat file databases.
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The rest of the documentation details each of the object methods. Internal methods are usually preceded with a _
Title : next_aln Usage : $aln = $stream->next_aln() Function: returns the next alignment in the stream. Tries to read *all* MSF It reads all non whitespace characters in the alignment area. For MSFs with weird gaps (eg ~~~) map them by using $aln->map_chars('~','-') Returns : Bio::Align::AlignI object Args : NONE
Title : write_aln Usage : $stream->write_aln(@aln) Function: writes the $aln object into the stream in MSF format Sequence type of the alignment is determined by the first sequence. Returns : 1 for success and 0 for error Args : Bio::Align::AlignI object