Bio::TreeIO::tabtree(3) A simple output format which displays a tree as an ASCII drawing


use Bio::TreeIO;
my $in = Bio::TreeIO->new(-file => 'input', -format => 'newick');
my $out = Bio::TreeIO->new(-file => '>output', -format => 'tabtree');
while( my $tree = $in->next_tree ) {


This is a made up format just for outputting trees as an ASCII drawing.


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


 Title   : new
 Usage   : my $obj = Bio::TreeIO::tabtree->new();
 Function: Builds a new Bio::TreeIO::tabtree object 
 Returns : Bio::TreeIO::tabtree
 Args    :


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


 Title   : next_tree
 Usage   : 
 Function: Sorry not possible with this format
 Returns : none
 Args    : none