read.p4d: Read a phylo4d object from files

Description

This function creates an object of class phylo4d by combining a phylogenetic tree and its associated tips data stored in two distinct files.

Usage

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read.p4d(phylo.file, data.file, phylo.format = "newick",
  data.format = "table")

Arguments

phylo.file

the name of the file which the phylogenetic tree is to be read from.

data.file

the name of the file which the tips data are to be read from.

phylo.format

the format of the phylogenetic tree provided. Possible formats are "newick" and "nexus".

data.format

the format of the table with tips data. Possible formats are "table", "csv", "csv2", "delim" and "delim2".

Details

phylo.file and data.file can be provided as objects of mode character or double-quoted strings.

The phylogenetic tree can be imported in two formats.

Tips data are imported from a table formatted file. The different formats allow to use different separator and decimal characters. They correspond to the variants of read.table:

Value

An object of class phylo4d.

See Also

phylo4d to create a phylo4d object.


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