Author: Sam Gardner, Golden Helix, Inc.
This script imports PennCNV input signal intensity files, where each file contains data for a single sample. The files are expected to have real valued data arranged with a row for each marker and columns containing the marker names, chromosomes, positions, and data values (e.g. Log Ratios and B Allele Frequencies). One spreadsheet is generated for each column of values in the input files.
Recommended Directory Location
Save the script to the following directory:
*..\Application Data\Golden Helix SVS\UserScripts\SVS\Import
Note: The Application Data folder is a hidden folder on many operating systems and its location varies between operating systems. The easiest way to locate this directory on your computer is to open SVS and go to Tools >Open Folder > UserScripts Folder. If saved to the proper folder, this script will be accessible from the SVS Import menu.
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