importSTARLog() updated

I updated today the importSTARLog function so that it imports now both, the final.log and the log files. In addition, it can do that for all files within a folder and its subfolders.

The next thing will be to write proper summary and plot functions for the log files to process this huge amount of information.

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seqlength() function added

I added the seqlength() function to get the sequence length of a fa-object. This is in principle just a wrapper around the nchar() base-R command, but having an own function for this help then maybe later to write more sophisticated other functions around it.

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importFA() update

The function importFA() does not rely anymore on alternating rows between sequence and identifer, but can import now any kind of fasta file.

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Missing dependency

No idea how a missing dependency could sneak its way into the package, but still parallel:detectCores() was not imported from the package. This bug is now fixed in 0.2.9.2.

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Bugfix in eQTL/QTL

There was a bug in the joinEQTL() subfunction. If no SNPs were in the window to be tested for eQTL, the joining got haywired and threw an error. This is not fixed in developer release version 0.2.9.1

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New versions on Cran

Today the versions 0.2.8 for GenomicTools and 0.1.4 for GenomicTools.fileHandler have been released with a couple of bugfixes and a list of new features. In details we have

* prereadGTF() function added
* importGTF() function can now merge several gtfs into one data table
* importFeatureCounts() function added
* typo in ‘importPED()’ fixed
* Bug fixed in rearranged()
* QTL does now accept also plain vectors and matrices as input for genotypes
* importGTF issue fixed with auto separation detection from fread()
* improved input checks of importGTF()
* import* functions Deprecated and moved to the new package GenomicTools.fileHandler
* print.qtlRes handles now output without significant results
* bugfix in eqtlDir and eqtlLM (error, if only one SNP is tested)
* Couple of smaller bugfixes
* importVCF moved to GenomicTools.fileHandler
* No empty (=NA or NaN) p.values will be printed anymore in print.eqtl output
* Curtesy feedback for missing URl in getRSLocation
* getRSLocation URL adjusted to new Ensembl server adresses

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Better package structure

In order to maintain a better structure of the package, I ‘outsourced’ today all the I/O functions into a separate R-package called GenomicTools.fileHandler. That way I hope to get a better structure into my packages, as some I/O functions are also in the hoardeR package and so it was a bit tricky to find and/or use them. However, as this package is some kind of subpackage of GenomicTools, I’ll keep here the updates also for this package.

The corresponding files will be depreciated and removed from the corresponding packages then also in the next updates.

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Input checks improved

The importGTF() function received today some import option checks to make it easier to use/trace mistakes.

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Updates in QTL() function

The QTL function accepts now also matrices and vectors as input fot the genotypes.

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importFeatureCounts() function added

A new function to import the output of featureCOunts to R has been added.

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