vcf_open: Open the specified VCF file and return a filehandle for...

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Author(s) Examples

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Description

Open the specified VCF file and return a filehandle for subsequent access.

Usage

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vcf_open(filename)

Arguments

filename

A filename of a tabix-indexed and gzip-compressed VCF file

Details

Use .Call("VCF_open", filename ) to eliminate the overhead of using the R wrapper function.

Value

A VCF file handle, used in most VCF functions

Author(s)

Ulrich Wittelsbuerger

Examples

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	vcffile <- vcf_open( system.file( "extdata", "ex.vcf.gz" , package="WhopGenome") )

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