createReport: Create a quality control report (in PDF format).

View source: R/createReport.R

createReportR Documentation

Create a quality control report (in PDF format).


This is the main function of the package and the only thing you need to call directly if you are just interested in getting a QC report.


  txt_folder = NULL,
  mztab_file = NULL,
  yaml_obj = list(),
  report_filenames = NULL,
  enable_log = FALSE



Path to txt output folder of MaxQuant (e.g. "c:/data/Hek293/txt")


Alternative to **txt_folder**, you can provide a single mzTab file which contains PSM, PEP and PRT tables


A nested list object with configuration parameters for the report. Useful to switch off certain plots or skip entire sections.


Optional list with names (as generated by getReportFilenames). If not provided, will be created internally by calling getReportFilenames.


If TRUE all console output (including warnings and errors) is logged to the file given in **report_filenames$log_file**. Note: warnings/errors can only be shown in either the log **or** the console, not both!


You need to provide either a) the folder name of the 'txt' output, as generated by MaxQuant or an mzTab file or b) an mzTab file as generated by the OpenMS QualityControl TOPP tool (other mzTab files will probably not work)

Optionally, provide a YAML configuration object, which allows to (de)activate certain plots and holds other parameters. The yaml_obj is complex and best obtained by running this function once using the default (empty list). A full YAML configuration object will be written in the 'txt' folder you provide and can be loaded using yaml.load.

The PDF and the config file will be stored in the given txt folder.


List with named filename strings, e.g. $yaml_file, $report_file etc..


You need write access to the txt/mzTab folder!

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PTXQC documentation built on March 22, 2022, 5:08 p.m.