makeSrcInfo {AnnBuilder}R Documentation

Functions to make source information available for later use

Description

These functions read from a text file (AnnInfo) that have been stored in the data directory and create an environment object called AnnInfo that will be available for later access

Usage

makeSrcInfo(srcFile = "")
getAllSrc()

Arguments

srcFile srcFile a character string for the name of the source file that contains source data information

Details

The environment object created (AnnInfo) is a list with four elements:

short
a character string for the description that will be used to describe an annotation element in an XML file to be generated
long
a character string that will be used to describe an annotation element in the help file for a given data environment that will be contained in a data package to be created
src
a character string for the short hand name of the source (e.g. ll for LocusLink)
pbased
a boolean that is TRUE if the annotation element is for a probe or FALSE otherwise

Value

getAllSrc return a vector of character string for short hand names of data sources

Note

The functions are part of the Bioconductor project at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to provide Bioinformatics functionalities through R

Author(s)

Jianhua Zhang

See Also

ABPkgBuilder, GOPkgBuilder, KEGGPkgBuilder

Examples

  makeSrcInfo()
  ls(AnnInfo)

[Package AnnBuilder version 1.4.21 Index]