readCdfHeader: Reads the header associated with an Affymetrix CDF file

Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) See Also Examples

View source: R/readCdfHeader.R

Description

Reads the header of an Affymetrix CDF file using the Fusion SDK.

Usage

1
 readCdfHeader(filename)

Arguments

filename

name of the CDF file.

Value

A named list with the following components:

rows

the number of rows on the chip.

cols

the number of columns on the chip.

probesets

the number of probesets on the chip.

qcprobesets

the number of QC probesets on the chip.

reference

the reference sequence (this component only exists for resequencing chips).

chiptype

the type of the chip.

filename

the name of the cdf file.

Author(s)

James Bullard and Kasper Daniel Hansen

See Also

readCdfUnits().

Examples

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for (zzz in 0) {

# Find any CDF file
cdfFile <- findCdf()
if (is.null(cdfFile))
  break

header <- readCdfHeader(cdfFile)
print(header)

} # for (zzz in 0)

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