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       Bio::MapIO - A Map Factory object


           use Bio::MapIO;
           my $mapio = Bio::MapIO->new(-format => "mapmaker",
                                      -file   => "");

           while( my $map = $mapio->next_map ) {
               # get each map
               foreach my $marker ( $map->each_element ) {
                   # loop through the markers associated with the map


       This is the Factory object for reading Maps from a data stream or file.


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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::MapIO->new();
        Function: Builds a new Bio::MapIO object
        Returns : Bio::MapIO
        Args    :

        Title   : format
        Usage   : $format = $stream->format()
        Function: Get the map format
        Returns : map format
        Args    : none

   Bio::Factory::MapFactoryI methods
        Title   : next_tree
        Usage   : my $map = $factory->next_map;
        Function: Get a map from the factory
        Returns : L<Bio::Map::MapI>
        Args    : none

        Title   : write_tree
        Usage   : $factory->write_map($map);
        Function: Write a map out through the factory
        Returns : none
        Args    : L<Bio::Map::MapI>

        Title   : attach_EventHandler
        Usage   : $parser->attatch_EventHandler($handler)
        Function: Adds an event handler to listen for events
        Returns : none
        Args    : L<Bio::Event::EventHandlerI>

        Title   : _eventHandler
        Usage   : private
        Function: Get the EventHandler
        Returns : L<Bio::Event::EventHandlerI>
        Args    : none

        Title   : _load_format_module
        Usage   : *INTERNAL MapIO stuff*
        Function: Loads up (like use) a module at run time on demand
        Example :
        Returns :
        Args    :

        Title   : _guess_format
        Usage   : $obj->_guess_format($filename)
        Example :
        Returns : guessed format of filename (lower case)
        Args    :