Bio::Graphics::Browser2::Util(3) Exported utilities


use Bio::Graphics::Browser2::Util;
my $r = modperl_request();


This package provides functions that support the Generic Genome Browser. It is not currently designed for external use.


my $r = modperl_request()
Return an Apache2::Request or an Apache::Request object, depending on whichever version of Apache is running.
Prints an error message
Creates a label.alias for URL strings starting with 'http' or 'ftp'. The last word (following a '/') in the url is used for the label. Returns a string ``url:label''.
citation(DataSource, 'label, [Language])
Returns a track citation
$id = generate_id
Generate a new md5 hash of a random value for use in various IDs.
$string = segment_str($segment)
Returns a nicely formatted string in the format chr:start..stop with commas


Lincoln Stein <[email protected]>.

Copyright (c) 2003 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

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