Bio::Factory::LocationFactoryI - A factory interface for generating locations
from a string
# Do not use directly, see Bio::Factory::LocationFactory for example
my $locfact = Bio::Factory::FTLocationFactory->new();
my $location = $locfact->from_string("1..200");
print $location->start(), " ", $location->end(), " ", $location->strand,"\n";
An interface for Location Factories which generate Bio::LocationI objects from a
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The rest of the documentation details each of the object methods. Internal
methods are usually preceded with a _
Title : from_string
Usage : $loc = $locfactory->from_string("100..200");
Function: Parses the given string and returns a Bio::LocationI implementing
object representing the location encoded by the string.
Different implementations may support different encodings. An
example of a commonly used encoding is the Genbank feature table
encoding of locations.
Returns : A Bio::LocationI implementing object.
Args : A string.