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profile.write() -- write a profile

write(file, profile_format)
This command will write a profile to a specified file, together with a number of variables that are associated with the profile in the memory. Two formats are supported: TEXT and BINARY.

Example: examples/commands/

from modeller import *
env = environ()

# Read in the alignment file
aln = alignment(env)
aln.append(file='toxin.ali', alignment_format='PIR', align_codes='ALL')

# Convert the alignment to profile format
prf = aln.to_profile()

# Write out the profile

# in text file
prf.write(file='alntoprof.prf', profile_format='TEXT')

# in binary format
prf.write(file='alntoprof.bin', profile_format='BINARY')

Ben Webb 2008-05-05