Bio::SeqIO::FTHelper(3) Helper class for EMBL/Genbank feature tables


Used by Bio::SeqIO::EMBL,Bio::SeqIO::genbank, and Bio::SeqIO::swiss to help process the Feature Table


Represents one particular Feature with the following fields

      key - the key of the feature
      loc - the location string of the feature
      <other fields> - other fields


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


 Title   : _generic_seqfeature
 Usage   : $fthelper->_generic_seqfeature($annseq, "GenBank")
 Function: processes fthelper into a generic seqfeature
 Returns : TRUE on success and otherwise FALSE
 Args    : The Bio::Factory::LocationFactoryI object to use for parsing
           location strings. The ID (e.g., display_id) of the sequence on which
           this feature is located, optionally a string indicating the source


 Title   : from_SeqFeature
 Usage   : @fthelperlist = Bio::SeqIO::FTHelper::from_SeqFeature($sf,
 Function: constructor of fthelpers from SeqFeatures
         : The additional annseq argument is to allow the building of FTHelper
         : lines relevant to particular sequences (ie, when features are spread over
         : enteries, knowing how to build this)
 Returns : an array of FThelpers
 Args    : seq features


 Title   : key
 Usage   : $obj->key($newval)
 Example :
 Returns : value of key
 Args    : newvalue (optional)


 Title   : loc
 Usage   : $obj->loc($newval)
 Example :
 Returns : value of loc
 Args    : newvalue (optional)


 Title   : field
 Usage   :
 Example :
 Returns :
 Args    :


 Title   : add_field
 Usage   :
 Example :
 Returns :
 Args    :