get or update the marker names

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Description

marker names corresponds to the 'desc' column of the phenoData of the flowFrame.

Usage

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markernames(object, ...)

## S4 method for signature 'flowFrame'
markernames(object)

markernames(object) <- value

## S4 replacement method for signature 'flowFrame'
markernames(object) <- value

## S4 method for signature 'flowSet'
markernames(object)

## S4 replacement method for signature 'flowSet'
markernames(object) <- value

Arguments

object

flowFrame or flowSet

...

not used

value

a named list or character vector. the names corresponds to the name(channel) and actual values are the desc(marker).

Details

When extract marker names from a flowSet, it throws the warning if the marker names are not all the same across samples.

Value

marker names as a character vector. The marker names for FSC,SSC and Time channels are automatically excluded in the returned value. When object is a flowSet and the marker names are not consistent across flowFrames, it returns a list of unique marker sets.

Examples

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data(GvHD)
fr <- GvHD[[1]]
markernames(fr)

chnls <- c("FL1-H", "FL3-H")
markers <- c("CD15", "CD14")
names(markers) <- chnls
markernames(fr) <- markers
markernames(fr)

fs <- GvHD[1:3]
markernames(fs)

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