[BioC] converting GEO soft files to MS excel files

Sean Davis sdavis2 at mail.nih.gov
Wed Dec 6 16:45:16 CET 2006

On Wednesday 06 December 2006 10:35, Dr_Gyorffy_Balazs wrote:
> Hi All!
> How can I convert data files downloadable from the GEO depository to EXCEL
> files? The GEO files have the SOFT extension, and they contain all data in
> one text file, which I want to convert to a table.

You can use the GEOquery package to do this.  GEOquery will help you to parse 
and manipulate the SOFT format file into Bioconductor objects, which you can 
then output in whatever format you see fit.


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