Rev Language Reference


readTrees - Function to read in trees.

Reads trees from a file containing trees (Nexus, Phylip or Newick accepted), or from a string containing Newick representations of trees.

Usage

readTrees(String file, String text, String treetype)

Arguments

file : String (pass by value)
The name of the file containing the trees.
text : String (pass by value)
A string containing one or several newick trees, separated by end of lines.
treetype : String (pass by value)
The type of trees.
Default : clock
Options : clock|non-clock

Return Type

Details

Either a file name (with the file argument) or a string (with the text argument) must be provided as argument. If both are provided, trees will be read from both sources.

Example

trees=readTrees(text="(a,(b,c));\n(d:0.1,(e:0.1,f:0.1):0.1);")
print(trees)

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