[Bioperl-l] Creating imagemaps from Bio::Graphics (Was Re:
lstein at cshl.edu
Sun Feb 15 13:13:53 EST 2004
I've just committed a chunk of code to Bio::Graphics::Panel that
should drastically simplify the task of generating a clickable
imagemap from within a CGI script. It should be pretty obvious what
to do from the POD documentation.
On Friday 13 February 2004 11:28 am, Lincoln Stein wrote:
> Oh gee, I just answered that question on the bioperl mailing list
> and now I can't find it. Maybe you can find it in the archive?
> In any case, since this is such a general and useful question, and
> the answer requires about a page of typing, I'm going to
> incorporate the answer into the next revision of the tutorial. I
> think it needs some example code to go along with it.
> On Thursday 12 February 2004 10:41 pm, Agrin, Nathan wrote:
> > Hey Lincoln,
> > I talked to you a while back about some Bio::Graphics questions
> > and was hoping you could help me with one (or two) more. I need
> > to generate HTML image maps using a dynamically created
> > Bio::Graphics image based off of blast reports. I am still
> > somewhat new to CGI, so bare with me. Basically, I think my main
> > problems are first off, generating the image, and having the
> > browser display it. I know you need to put the correct image/png
> > header in the script, but where will the image reside once it's
> > created, and how can direct the browser to that image?
> > Also, I tried looking at the Generic Genome Browser for info on
> > creating HTML image maps, and could find none. Can you point me
> > in the right direction, or send me an example script?
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Nate Agrin
> > Nathan Agrin
> > Research Associate
> > UMass Medical Center
> > 55 Lake Ave. N.
> > Worcester MA, 01655
> > (508)-856-6018
> > nathan.agrin at umassmed.edu
Lincoln D. Stein
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
1 Bungtown Road
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
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