[Bioperl-l] Bio::SeqIO::excel

Kevin Brown Kevin.M.Brown at asu.edu
Thu Jan 5 15:20:04 EST 2012

As the error message notes, you are missing a needed module for the
excel parser to work, namely Spreadsheet::ParseExcel

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Subject: [Bioperl-l] Bio::SeqIO::excel

I tried to use Bio::SeqIO to read an Excel file but got some error
message. The following info includes my running env and screenshots.
Please help me to fix the problem. Thank you very much.

  *   The version of Bioperl you're working with.
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  *   The platform or operating system you're using.
Window XP
  *   What you are trying to do.
Read the excel file with two columns (name of primer, primer sequence)
without head row
#!C:\Perl\bin -w
use Bio::Seq;
use Bio::SeqIO;

$seqio_obj = Bio::SeqIO->new(-file => $file, -format => 'excel' );
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When I added the following statement to the script, use

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Lizhe Xu, PhD
Plum Island Animal Disease Center
Greenport, NY 11944
Tel: 631 323 3023
fax: 631 323 3366
Lizhe.Xu at aphis.usda.gov<mailto:Lizhe.Xu at aphis.usda.gov>

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