[BioC] LimmaGUI spot type files

Gordon Smyth smyth at wehi.edu.au
Tue Jul 27 09:06:33 CEST 2004

At 09:42 PM 26/07/2004, Elizabeth Brooke-Powell wrote:
>Hi there,
>I was wondering if someone might be able to answer what I hope is a very
>simple question about LimmaGUI's spot type files.
>Do you have to type the full name in the file or can you use partial names
>with an asterisk? For example all of my gene IDs always start with TgEST
>followed by various numbers, can I type TgEST* to identify all genes and
>then * for all controls? All of my controls have different sorts of names.

Yes, this will work. However you must put the * for controls before the 
TgEST* line in your spot types file.


>Do I have to copy each of the names into the table and label them as
>Thank you for any help you can give,
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