lstein at cshl.edu
Wed Sep 29 13:58:14 EDT 2004
Yes, you can open multiple panels and print out their GIFs (or JPEGs
or PNGs). The problem you're seeing is that you're printing them out
as a single continuous file, and the image rendering program only
recognizes the first image in the file. You should instead open up
separate output files and print into them:
On Thursday 05 August 2004 08:52 am, Miroslava Cuperlovic-Culf wrote:
> Dear All,
> I would like to use Bio::Graphics to present exons mapped to dna
> in a gff file. I get nice figure for exact lengths of exons and
> introns. But as exons are much shorter than introns it is
> impossible to see their lengths. Thus I would like to either
> present exons in correct lengths and introns only as "..." or as a
> number of bases or alternatively as several figures, one for each
> exon. Is either of these possible? From perldoc for Bio::Graphics I
> understood that it is possible to open several pictures from one
> program so I tried to use:
> my $panel = Bio::Graphics::Panel->new( ...
> print $panel->gd->gif;
> $panel ->finished;...
> my $panel1 = Bio::Graphics::Panel->new( ...
> print $panel1->gd->gif;
> $panel1 ->finished;
> but in this way I only got the first panel opened.
> What am I doing wrong?
> Thanks very much for the ongoing help
Lincoln D. Stein
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
1 Bungtown Road
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
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