Bio::Tools::EUtilities::Query - Parse and collect esearch, epost, espell, egquery information.


version 1.77


  ### should not create instance directly; Bio::Tools::EUtilities does this ###

  # can also use '-response' (for HTTP::Response objects) or '-fh' (for
  # filehandles)

  my $info = Bio::Tools::EUtilities->new(-eutil => 'esearch',
                                         -file => 'esearch.xml');

  # esearch

  # esearch with history

  # egquery

  # espell (just for completeness, really)


Pluggable module for handling query-related data returned from eutils.

Bio::Tools::EUtilities::Query methods


 Title    : to_string
 Usage    : $foo->to_string()
 Function : converts current object to string
 Returns  : none
 Args     : (optional) simple data for text formatting
 Note     : Used generally for debugging and for the print_* methods


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