init_exp -- create and initialise an Experiment File
-output file] [
-name entry_name] file
init_exp initiates an Experiment File for a binary trace file or
a plain sequence file to an Experiment File. The Experiment File created
lines. If the trace file also defines clip information then
QR lines will be created.
The experiment file is, by default, sent to standard output, unless an
output file is specified using the
-output option. The default
entry name for the Experiment File is derived from the filenames used.
If an output file has been specified, then this is taken as the
EN field. Otherwise the input file name is used. The user can
override the default by using the
init_expwill automatically determine the correct input file type. This option is supplied incase the automatic determination is incorrect (which is possible, but has never been observed).
-namehas not been specified, will be file.
ENfields to name, regardless of the output filename used.
This program was formerly known as
See section ExperimentFile(4).