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NAME ^

Bio::TreeIO::newick - TreeIO implementation for parsing Newick/New Hampshire/PHYLIP format.

SYNOPSIS ^

  # do not use this module directly
  use Bio::TreeIO;
  my $treeio = Bio::TreeIO->new(-format => 'newick', 
                               -file => 't/data/LOAD_Ccd1.dnd');
  my $tree = $treeio->next_tree;

DESCRIPTION ^

This module handles parsing and writing of Newick/PHYLIP/New Hampshire format.

FEEDBACK ^

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rather than to the module maintainer directly. Many experienced and reponsive experts will be able look at the problem and quickly address it. Please include a thorough description of the problem with code and data examples if at all possible.

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AUTHOR - Jason Stajich ^

Email jason-at-bioperl-dot-org

APPENDIX ^

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

new

 Title   : new
 Args    : -print_count     => boolean  default is false
           -bootstrap_style => set the bootstrap style (one of nobranchlength,
                                                        molphy, traditional)
           -order_by        => set the order by sort method 
                               (see L<Bio::Node::Node::each_Descendent()> )

next_tree

 Title   : next_tree
 Usage   : my $tree = $treeio->next_tree
 Function: Gets the next tree in the stream
 Returns : L<Bio::Tree::TreeI>
 Args    : none

write_tree

 Title   : write_tree
 Usage   : $treeio->write_tree($tree);
 Function: Write a tree out to data stream in newick/phylip format
 Returns : none
 Args    : L<Bio::Tree::TreeI> object

print_tree_count

 Title   : print_tree_count
 Usage   : $obj->print_tree_count($newval)
 Function: Get/Set flag for printing out the tree count (paml,protml way)
 Returns : value of print_tree_count (a scalar)
 Args    : on set, new value (a scalar or undef, optional)

bootstrap_style

 Title   : bootstrap_style
 Usage   : $obj->bootstrap_style($newval)
 Function: A description of how bootstraps and branch lengths are
           written, as the ID part of the internal node or else in []
           in the branch length (Molphy-like; I am sure there is a
           better name for this but am not sure where to go for some
           sort of format documentation)

           If no branch lengths are requested then no bootstraps are usually
           written (unless someone REALLY wants this functionality...)

           Can take on strings which contain the possible values of
           'nobranchlength'   --> don't draw any branch lengths - this
                                  is helpful if you don't want to have to 
                                  go through and delete branch len on all nodes
           'molphy' --> draw bootstraps (100) like
                                  (A:0.11,B:0.22):0.33[100];
           'traditional' --> draw bootstraps (100) like
                                  (A:0.11,B:0.22)100:0.33;
 Returns : value of bootstrap_style (a scalar)
 Args    : on set, new value (a scalar or undef, optional)

order_by

 Title   : order_by
 Usage   : $obj->order_by($newval)
 Function: Allow node order to be specified (typically "alpha")
           See L<Bio::Node::Node::each_Descendent()>
 Returns : value of order_by (a scalar)
 Args    : on set, new value (a scalar or undef, optional)
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