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NAME ^

Bio::SeqIO::qual - .qual file input/output stream

SYNOPSIS ^

Do not use this module directly. Use it via the Bio::SeqIO class (see Bio::SeqIO for details).

  my $in_qual = Bio::SeqIO->new(-file    => $qualfile,
                                -format  => 'qual',
                                -width   => $width,
                                -verbose => $verbose);

DESCRIPTION ^

This object can transform .qual (similar to fasta) objects to and from Bio::Seq::Quality objects. See Bio::Seq::Quality for details.

Like the fasta module, it can take an argument '-width' to change the number of values per line (defaults to 50).

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 one of the Bioperl mailing lists. Your participation is much appreciated.

  bioperl-l@bioperl.org                  - General discussion
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Support

Please direct usage questions or support issues to the mailing list:

bioperl-l@bioperl.org

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.

Reporting Bugs

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

  https://redmine.open-bio.org/projects/bioperl/

AUTHOR Chad Matsalla ^

Chad Matsalla bioinformatics@dieselwurks.com

CONTRIBUTORS ^

Jason Stajich, jason@bioperl.org

APPENDIX ^

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

next_seq()

 Title   : next_seq()
 Usage   : $scf = $stream->next_seq()
 Function: returns the next scf sequence in the stream
 Returns : Bio::Seq::PrimaryQual object
 Notes   : Get the next quality sequence from the stream.

_next_qual

 Title   : _next_qual
 Usage   : $seq = $stream->_next_qual() (but do not do
          that. Use $stream->next_seq() instead)
 Function: returns the next quality in the stream
 Returns : Bio::Seq::PrimaryQual object
 Args    : NONE
 Notes  : An internal method. Gets the next quality in
                the stream.

next_primary_qual()

 Title   : next_primary_qual()
 Usage   : $seq = $stream->next_primary_qual()
 Function: returns the next sequence in the stream
 Returns : Bio::PrimaryQual object
 Args    : NONE

width

 Title   : width
 Usage   : $obj->width($newval)
 Function: Get/Set the number of values per line  for FASTA-like output
 Returns : value of width
 Args    : newvalue (optional)

write_seq

 Title   : write_seq
 Usage   : $obj->write_seq( -source => $source,
                            -header  => "some information"
                            -oneline => 0);
 Function: Write out a list of quality values to a fasta-style file.
 Returns : Nothing.
 Args    : Requires a reference to a Bio::Seq::Quality object or a
           PrimaryQual object as the -source. Option 1: information
           for the header. Option 2: whether the quality score should
           be on a single line or not
 Notes   : If no -header is provided, $obj->id() will be used where
           $obj is a reference to either a Quality object or a
           PrimaryQual object. If $source->id() fails, "unknown" will
           be the header. If the Quality object has $source->length()
           of "DIFFERENT" (read the pod, luke), write_seq will use the
           length of the PrimaryQual object within the Quality object.
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