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NAME ^

Bio::Phylo::NeXML::DOM::Document::Libxml - XML DOM document mappings to the XML::LibXML package

SYNOPSIS ^

Don't use directly; use Bio::Phylo::NeXML::DOM->new( -format => 'libxml' ) instead.

DESCRIPTION ^

This module provides mappings the methods specified in the Bio::Phylo::NeXML::DOM::Document abstract class to the XML::LibXML::Document package.

AUTHOR ^

Mark A. Jensen ( maj -at- fortinbras -dot- us )

Constructor

new()
 Type    : Constructor
 Title   : new
 Usage   : $doc = Bio::Phylo::NeXML::DOM::Document->new(@args)
 Function: Create a Document object using the underlying package
 Returns : Document object or undef on fail
 Args    : Package-specific arguments
parse_document()
 Type    : Factory method
 Title   : parse_document
 Usage   : $doc = $dom->parse_document($text)
 Function: Create a new XML DOM document from XML text
 Returns : DOM document
 Args    : An XML String

Document property accessors/mutators

set_encoding()
 Type    : Mutator
 Title   : set_encoding
 Usage   : $doc->set_encoding($enc)
 Function: Set encoding for document
 Returns : True on success
 Args    : Encoding descriptor as string
get_encoding()
 Type    : Accessor
 Title   : get_encoding
 Usage   : $doc->get_encoding()
 Function: Get encoding for document
 Returns : Encoding descriptor as string
 Args    : none
set_root()
 Type    : Mutator
 Title   : set_root
 Usage   : $doc->set_root($elt)
 Function: Set the document's root element
 Returns : True on success
 Args    : Element object
get_root()
 Type    : Accessor
 Title   : get_root
 Usage   : $doc->get_root()
 Function: Get the document's root element
 Returns : Element object or undef if DNE
 Args    : none

Document element accessors

get_element_by_id()
 Type    : Accessor
 Title   : get_element_by_id
 Usage   : $doc->get_element_by_id($id)
 Function: Get element having id $id
 Returns : Element object or undef if DNE
 Args    : id designator as string
get_elements_by_tagname()
 Type    : Accessor
 Title   : get_elements_by_tagname
 Usage   : $elt->get_elements_by_tagname($tagname)
 Function: Get array of elements having given tag name 
 Returns : Array of elements or undef if no match
 Args    : tag name as string

Output methods

to_xml()
 Type    : Serializer
 Title   : to_xml
 Usage   : $doc->to_xml
 Function: Create XML string from document
 Returns : XML string
 Args    : Formatting arguments as allowed by underlying package

CITATION ^

If you use Bio::Phylo in published research, please cite it:

Rutger A Vos, Jason Caravas, Klaas Hartmann, Mark A Jensen and Chase Miller, 2011. Bio::Phylo - phyloinformatic analysis using Perl. BMC Bioinformatics 12:63. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2105-12-63

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