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NAME

       Bio::AlignIO::clustalw - clustalw sequence input/output stream

SYNOPSIS

       Do not use this module directly.  Use it via the Bio::AlignIO class.

DESCRIPTION

       This object can transform Bio::Align::AlignI objects to and from clustalw files.

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AUTHORS - Peter Schattner

       Email: schattner@alum.mit.edu

APPENDIX

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

   new
        Title   : new
        Usage   : $alignio = Bio::AlignIO->new(-format => 'clustalw',
                              -file => 'filename');
        Function: returns a new Bio::AlignIO object to handle clustalw files
        Returns : Bio::AlignIO::clustalw object
        Args    : -verbose => verbosity setting (-1, 0, 1, 2)
                  -file    => name of file to read in or to write, with ">"
                  -fh      => alternative to -file param - provide a filehandle
                              to read from or write to
                  -format  => alignment format to process or produce
                  -percentages => display a percentage of identity
                                  in each line of the alignment (clustalw only)
                  -linelength=> alignment output line length (default 60)

   next_aln
        Title   : next_aln
        Usage   : $aln = $stream->next_aln()
        Function: returns the next alignment in the stream
        Returns : Bio::Align::AlignI object
        Args    : NONE

       See Bio::Align::AlignI for details

   write_aln
        Title   : write_aln
        Usage   : $stream->write_aln(@aln)
        Function: writes the clustalw-format object (.aln) into the stream
        Returns : 1 for success and 0 for error
        Args    : Bio::Align::AlignI object

   percentages
        Title   : percentages
        Usage   : $obj->percentages($newval)
        Function: Set the percentages flag - whether or not to show percentages in
                  each output line
        Returns : value of percentages
        Args    : newvalue (optional)

   line_length
        Title   : line_length
        Usage   : $obj->line_length($newval)
        Function: Set the alignment output line length
        Returns : value of line_length
        Args    : newvalue (optional)