Bio::Location SplitLocationI
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Bio::Location::SplitLocationI - Abstract interface of a Location on a Sequence
which has multiple locations (start/end points)
Package variables
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Included modules
  # get a SplitLocationI somehow
print $splitlocation->start, "..", $splitlocation->end, "\n";
my @sublocs = $splitlocation->sub_Location();
my $count = 1; # print the start/end points of the sub locations foreach my $location ( sort { $a->start <=> $b->start } @sublocs ) { printf "sub feature %d [%d..%d]\n", $location->start,$location->end; $count++; }
This interface encapsulates the necessary methods for representing the
location of a sequence feature that has more that just a single
start/end pair. Some examples of this are the annotated exons in a
gene or the annotated CDS in a sequence file.
Methods description
sub_Locationcode    nextTop
 Title   : sub_Location
Usage : @locations = $feat->sub_Location();
Function: Returns an array of LocationI objects
Returns : An array
Args : none
  Title   : splittype
Usage : $splittype = $fuzzy->splittype();
Function: get/set the split splittype
Returns : the splittype of split feature (join, order)
Args : splittype to set
  Title   : is_single_sequence
Usage : if($splitloc->is_single_sequence()) {
print "Location object $splitloc is split ".
"but only across a single sequence\n";
Function: Determine whether this location is split across a single or
multiple sequences.
Returns : TRUE if all sublocations lie on the same sequence as the root
location (feature), and FALSE otherwise.
Args : none
Methods code
sub sub_Location {
    my ($self,@args) = @_;
sub splittype {
    my($self) = @_;
sub is_single_sequence {
    my ($self) = @_;
General documentation
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The rest of the documentation details each of the object
methods. Internal methods are usually preceded with a _
Bio::LocationI methodsTop
Bio::LocationI inherited methods follow
  Title   : min_start
Usage : my $minstart = $location->min_start();
Function: Get minimum starting location of feature startpoint
Returns : integer or undef if no maximum starting point.
Args : none
  Title   : max_start
Usage : my $maxstart = $location->max_start();
Function: Get maximum starting location of feature startpoint
Returns : integer or undef if no maximum starting point.
Args : none
  Title   : start_pos_type
Usage : my $start_pos_type = $location->start_pos_type();
Function: Get start position type (ie <,>, ^)
Returns : type of position coded as text
Args : none
  Title   : min_end
Usage : my $minend = $location->min_end();
Function: Get minimum ending location of feature endpoint
Returns : integer or undef if no minimum ending point.
Args : none
  Title   : max_end
Usage : my $maxend = $location->max_end();
Function: Get maximum ending location of feature endpoint
Returns : integer or undef if no maximum ending point.
Args : none
  Title   : end_pos_type
Usage : my $end_pos_type = $location->end_pos_type();
Function: Get end position type (ie <,>, ^)
Returns : type of position coded as text
Args : none
  Title   : seq_id
Usage : my $seqid = $location->seq_id();
Function: Get/Set seq_id that location refers to
Returns : seq_id
Args : [optional] seq_id value to set
  Title   : coordinate_policy
Usage : $policy = $location->coordinate_policy();
$location->coordinate_policy($mypolicy); # set may not be possible
Function: Get the coordinate computing policy employed by this object.
See Bio::Location::CoordinatePolicyI for documentation about the policy object and its use. The interface *does not* require implementing classes to accept setting of a different policy. The implementation provided here does, however, allow to do so. Implementors of this interface are expected to initialize every new instance with a CoordinatePolicyI object. The implementation provided here will return a default policy object if none has been set yet. To change this default policy object call this method as a class method with an appropriate argument. Note that in this case only subsequently created Location objects will be affected. Returns : A Bio::Location::CoordinatePolicyI implementing object. Args : On set, a Bio::Location::CoordinatePolicyI implementing object.
  Title   : to_FTstring
Usage : my $locstr = $location->to_FTstring()
Function: returns the FeatureTable string of this location
Returns : string
Args : none