1. 27 Jul, 2016 1 commit
  2. 26 Jul, 2016 1 commit
    • Hoogenboom, Jerry's avatar
      Various bug fixes and refinements throughout FDSTools · 08cf6ddd
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
      * Global changes in v0.0.4:
        * FDSTools will now print profiling information to stdout when the -d/--debug
          option was specified.
        * Fixed bug where specifying '-' as the output filename would be taken
          literally, while it should have been interpreted as 'write to standard out'
          (Affected tools: BGCorrect, Samplestats, Seqconvert, Stuttermark).
        * Added more detailed license information to FDSTools.
      * BGEstimate v1.1.0:
        * Added a new option -g/--min-genotypes (default: 3). Only alleles that occur
          in at least this number of unique heterozygous genotypes will be
          considered. This is to avoid 'contamination' of the noise profile of one
          allele with the noise of another. If homozygous samples are available for
          an allele, this filter is not applied to that allele. Setting this option
          to 1 effectively disables it. This option has the same cascading effect as
          the -s/--min-samples option, that is, if one allele does not meet the
          threshold, the samples with this allele are excluded which may cause some
          of the other alleles of these samples to fall below the threshold as well.
      * Stuttermodel v1.1.0:
        * Stuttermodel will now only output a fit for one strand if it could also
          obtain a fit for the other strand (for the same marker, unit, and stutter
          depth). This new behaviour can be disabled with a new -O/--orphans option.
        * Fixed bug that caused Stuttermodel to output only the raw data points for
          -1 and +1 stutter when normal output was supressed.
      * BGCorrect v1.0.1:
        * Added new column 'weight' to the output. The value in this column expresses
          the number of times that the noise profile of that allele fitted in the
      * Samplestats v1.0.1:
        * Samplestats will now round to 4 or 5 significant digits if a value is
          above 1000 or 10000, respectively. Previously, this was only done for the
          combined 'Other sequences' values.
        * The 'Other sequences' lines will now also include values for
          total_recovery, forward_recovery, and reverse_recovery.
        * The total_recovery, forward_recovery, and reverse_recovery columns are no
          longer placed to the left of all the other columns generated by
        * The help text for Samplestats erroneously listed the X_recovery_pct instead
          of X_recovery.
        * Added support for the new 'weight' column produced by BGCorrect when the
          -a/--filter-action option is set to 'combine'.
      * BGPredict v1.0.1:
        * Greatly reduced memory usage.
        * BGPredict will now output nonzero values below the threshold set by
          -n/--min-pct if the predicted noise ratio of the same stutter on the other
          strand is above the threshold. Previously, values below the threshold were
          clipped to zero, which may cause unnecessarily high strand bias in the
          predicted profile.
      * BGMerge v1.0.1:
        * Reduced memory usage.
      * TSSV v1.0.1:
        * Renamed the '--is_fastq' option to '--is-fastq'. It was the only option
          with an underscore instead of a hyphen in FDSTools.
        * Fixed crash that would occur if -F/--sequence-format was set to anything
          other than 'raw'.
      * Libconvert v1.0.1:
        * Specifying '-' as the first positional argument to libconvert will now
          correctly interpret this as "read from stdin" instead of throwing a "file
          not found" error (or reading from a file named "-" if it exists).
      * Seqconvert v1.0.1:
        * Internal naming of the first positional argument was changed from 'format'
          to 'sequence-format'. This was done for consistency with the
          -F/--sequence-format option in other tools, giving it the same name in
          Pipeline configuration files.
      * Vis v1.0.1:
        * Added -j/--jitter option for Stuttermodelvis (default: 0.25).
        * Vis would not allow the -n/--min-abs and the -s/--min-per-strand options to
          be set to 0.
      * Stuttermodelvis v1.0.0beta2:
        * HTML visualisations now support drawing raw data points on top of the fit
          functions. The points can be drawn with an adjustable jitter to reduce
        * Fixed a JavaScript crash that would occur in HTML visualisations if the
          Repeat unit or Marker name filter resulted in an invalid regular expression
          (e.g., when the entered value ends with a backslash).
        * Reduced Vega graph spec complexity by using the new Rank transform to
          position the subgraphs.
        * HTML visualisations made with the -O/--online option of the Vis tool will
          now contain https URLs instead of http.
      * Samplevis v1.0.1:
        * Fixed a JavaScript crash that would occur in HTML visualisations if the
          Marker name filter resulted in an invalid regular expression (e.g., when
          the entered value ends with a backslash).
        * Reduced Vega graph spec complexity by using the new Rank transform to
          position the subgraphs.
        * Fixed a glitch where clicking the 'Truncate sequences to' label would
          select the marker spacing input.
        * The 'Notes' table cells with 'BGPredict' in them now get a light orange
          background to warn the user that their background profile was computed.
          If a sequence was explicitly 'not corrected', 'not in ref db', or
          'corrected as background only', the same colour is used.
        * The message bar at the bottom of Samplevis HTML visualisations will now
          grow no larger than 3 lines. A scroll bar will appear as needed.
        * HTML visualisations made with the -O/--online option of the Vis tool will
          now contain https URLs instead of http.
      * BGRawVis v1.0.1:
        * Fixed a JavaScript crash that would occur in HTML visualisations if the
          Marker name filter resulted in an invalid regular expression (e.g., when
          the entered value ends with a backslash).
        * Reduced Vega graph spec complexity by using the new Rank transform to
          position the subgraphs.
        * HTML visualisations made with the -O/--online option of the Vis tool will
          now contain https URLs instead of http.
      * Profilevis v1.0.1:
        * Fixed a JavaScript crash that would occur in HTML visualisations if the
          Marker name filter resulted in an invalid regular expression (e.g., when
          the entered value ends with a backslash).
        * Reduced Vega graph spec complexity by using the new Rank transform to
          position the subgraphs.
        * HTML visualisations made with the -O/--online option of the Vis tool will
          now contain https URLs instead of http.
      * Allelevis v1.0.0beta2:
        * Fixed potential crash/corruption that could occur with very unfortunate
          combinations of sample names and marker names.
        * HTML visualisations made with the -O/--online option of the Vis tool will
          now contain https URLs instead of http.
        * Added two more colours to the legend, such that a maximum of 22 markers is
          now supported without re-using colours.
      * Updated bundled D3 to v3.5.17.
      * Updated bundled Vega to v2.6.0.
  3. 22 Mar, 2016 2 commits
    • Hoogenboom, Jerry's avatar
      Updates to Samplevis HTML visualisations (mostly the tables) · 3a495653
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
      * Added Noise column to the allele tables.
      * Added number of reads before correction to the allele tables.
      * Added raw numbers of reads to the Correction and Recovery columns of
        the allele tables.
      * Fixed issue with Samplevis HTML visualisations in Firefox and Internet
        Explorer that caused an uncessesary horizontal scroll bar in the
        options panel.
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      PctRecovery relative to number of reads after correction · 0065d2cb
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
      * The PctRecovery as used for automatic allele selection in Samplevis
        HTML visualisations as well as Samplestats is now computed w.r.t. the
        number of reads after correction, instead of the number of reads
        before correction.
      * Added X_recovery columns to the output of the Samplestats tool. The
        value is equal to X_add / X_corrected * 100.
  4. 21 Mar, 2016 1 commit
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      Fixed Samplevis allele selection glitch, removed TSSV -L · 9565c837
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
      * Fixed a glitch in Samplevis HTML visualisations, where it would fail
        to correctly maintain the user-(de)selected alleles when switching
        Split Markers on or off.
      * Removed -L/--check-length option from the TSSV tool, because it had no
        effect. Instead, the TSSV tool will always enforce the expected allele
        lengths specified in the library file. Behaviour has not changed.
  5. 14 Mar, 2016 1 commit
  6. 10 Mar, 2016 1 commit
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      Allelefinder fixes and mtDNA allele naming · e30c0408
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
      * The -c/--stuttermark-column option of Allelefinder was not filtering
        out the non-ALLELE sequences as it was supposed to. (This issue was
        introduced in ce7f34fb, in which a bug was fixed that caused this
        option to filter all sequences, including the ones marked with ALLELE.
        So it turns out this option has been broken since 732e83ba.)
      * Allelefinder will no longer reject a marker based on the number of
        reads of 'Other sequences'.
      * Adjusted sequence alignment parameters for mtDNA sequences to produce
        allele names that more closely follow historical mtDNA mutation
  7. 09 Mar, 2016 1 commit
  8. 08 Mar, 2016 2 commits
    • Hoogenboom, Jerry's avatar
      Version numbering for everything · da8d1d1b
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
      * Turned all '0.1dev' tool version numbers to '1.0.0'.
      * Changed Stuttermark's version number from '1.5' to '1.5.0'.
      * Added version numbers to the visualisations.
      * Updated README.rst to include all tools, but removed the usage details
        of Stuttermark because it is highly impractical to include usage
        details for all tools in the README file. I'll leave that to the
        -h/--help option and the yet-to-write FDSTools User's Handbook.
    • Hoogenboom, Jerry's avatar
      Improved sequence aligment (variant calling) quality · e1bd3e41
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
      FDSTools would sometimes produce suboptimal alignments. Most notably, it
      it would produce multiple smaller insertions/deletions when the
      difference between two sequences could be described by one larger
      insertion/deletion in combination with a base substitution. The latter
      description is often more biologically sound and also usually results in
      a shorter allele name.
      * Fixed a bug that sometimes caused FDSTools to choose an incorrect path
        through the alignment matrix, producing a suboptimal alignment.
      * Tweaked the alignment parameters to produce more meaningful results.
  9. 07 Mar, 2016 1 commit
  10. 01 Mar, 2016 1 commit
  11. 29 Feb, 2016 3 commits
    • Hoogenboom, Jerry's avatar
      PROPER FIX THIS TIME · 03bfeed9
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
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      Expected allele lengths, and more · 29fcc171
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
      * Added a new section expected_allele_length to the FDSTools library
        format. In this section, the minimum and (optionally) maximum allele
        length of each marker can be specified.
      * Added -L/--check-length option to the TSSV tool. If specified, the
        tool will use the expected_allele_length values to filter the results.
      * Samplevis can now truncate long allele names to a given number of
        characters (defaulting to 70).
      * Added an option to Samplestats to keep negatives when filtering (abs
      * Renamed the --aggregate-below-minimum option of the TSSV tool to
      * Added an option to read_sample_data_file such that other code can
        request or require that the X_corrected columns are used.
      * Samplestats will now round to 4 or 5 significant digits if a value is
        above 1000 or 10000, respectively.
      * BGHomRaw will no longer round the forward, reverse, and total columns.
      * When generating mtDNA allele names, FDSTools will now try to avoid
        creating gaps in the alignment of the sequences against the reference.
      * Grouped the filtering options of the TSSV tool in its help text.
      * Cleaned up some leftover code for special sequence value handling
        (more specifically: code that expected ensure_sequence_format to
        return False for special sequence values, which it no longer does).
      * Cleaned up some dead legacy code in reduce_read_counts.
  12. 25 Feb, 2016 1 commit
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      Introducing findnewalleles · 4148bb50
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
      New tool findnewalleles:
      * Given a list of known sequences, this tool can go through sample data
        files to mark all sequences that are not on the list.
      * BGHomRaw, BGEstimate, BGHomStats, Stuttermodel, and Blame did not
        ignore the 'Other sequences' and 'No data' values that may occur in
        the place of a sequence as they were supposed to.
      * BGHomRaw will now include the sample tag in the "Missing allele X of
        marker Y" error message.
      * The -F/--sequence-format argument from BGHomRaw now defaults to "raw".
      * Updated Vega to version 2.5.0.
      * The new version of Vega allowed the sorting to be fixed in Samplevis,
        Profilevis, BGRawvis, and Stuttermodelvis.
      * Samplevis:
        * The 'Other sequences' bars are now drawn with an outline only.
        * STR alleles are now sorted by allele length by default (this can be
          toggled with a checkbox in HTML visualisations, and with an option
          in the Vis tool).
        * Fixed the clipping of the start of long allele names when printing
          SVGs from Google Chrome.
        * Added a note (as '?' help tooltip) to the Common axis range option
          in the HTML visualisation, to inform the user of the fact that the
          Split markers option needs to be off for it to work.
  13. 22 Feb, 2016 1 commit
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      Fixed a crash in Samplestats, and minor improvements · 13e0d781
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
      * Fixed crash in Samplestats. It would crash if BGCorrect columns were
      * Fixed glitch in Samplevis that allowed clicking the 'Other sequences'
        bars if the input data already contained the 'Other sequences' entry.
      * The TSSV tool will now drop any sequences that contain anything other
        than A, C, T, and G. If the -A option is given, these sequences will
        still be added to the marker aggregates. Many other tools will fail
        when confronted with such invalid sequences, especially when allele
        names need to be generated.
      * In Samplevis, the sequences are now consistently sorted (except for
        some inconsistency caused by a bug in Vega). The sorting is based on
        read counts and is the same as used for the allele tables in Samplevis
        HTML visualisations.
      * Added a comment line that mentions genome build GRCh38 and rCRS to the
        genome_position block in the libconvert output. This is mainly for
        documentation purposes; users are free to change this line if they use
        a different reference.
      * Minor styling changes to Samplevis HTML visualisations.
  14. 15 Feb, 2016 1 commit
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      Redesigned Samplevis HTML visualisations · 8d67efec
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
      * Samplevis now features a responsive design. The options have been
        moved from the overlay into a menu bar that changes place and shape
        depending on the width and height of the viewport.
      * All option labels are now clickable. When clicked, the corresponding
        option receives focus.
      * The 'Save image', 'Save table', and 'Clear manually added/removed'
        links are now always visible, but change appearance when unavailable.
      * When a 'No data' line is found for one or more markers, a warning is
        displayed at the bottom of the screen.
      * Fixed bug that caused user-selected and user-removed alleles to get
        lost when the corresponding marker is filtered out using the marker
        name filter.
      * Fixed bug in the printing stylesheet that caused conforming browsers
        to break pages between the graph and the table of a marker, instead of
        avoiding to do so.
      * In HTML visualisations with embedded data, the name of the sample data
        file is now shown in the place of the file selection element.
      Other Samplevis fixes and improvements:
      * Added option to show sequences that are filtered from the graphs as a
        single 'Other sequences' aggregate entry per marker (default: on).
      * For alleles that end up at a negative read count after correction now
        have a strand balance line in the 'overlap' portion of their bar only.
      * The strand bias mark is now correctly positioned when using the square
        root scale.
      * HTML visualisations with embedded data will now use a proper filename
        for the 'Save graph' and 'Save table' options.
  15. 04 Feb, 2016 2 commits
    • Hoogenboom, Jerry's avatar
      Fix crash in Samplevis HTML visualisations · 2d1fffde
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
      * Fixed a javascript crash in Samplevis HTML Visualisations.
      * Converted two unexpected tab characters to spaces in README.rst.
      * Samplestats will now sort the output by marker name.
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      Updated handling of 'No data' and 'Other sequences' · 9ed2f3d1
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
      * Added -A/--aggregate-below-minimum option to the TSSV tool. This will
        add a line with 'Other sequences' to the output summing all sequences
        that were not reported because they had less reads than was specified
        with the -a/--minimum option.
      * Clarified the help text for the -D/--dir option of the TSSV tool.
      * Updated all tools to consistently handle cases where 'No data' or
        'Other sequences' occurs in place of a sequence.
  16. 02 Feb, 2016 1 commit
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      Big update: Bumped version to v0.0.3 · ebf700a7
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
      Updated Stuttermark to v1.5. WARNING: This version of Stuttermark is
      INCOMPATIBLE with output from previous versions of FDSTools and TSSV.
      Introducing TSSV-Lite
      * New tool tssv acts as a wrapper around TSSV-Lite (tssvl). Its primary
        purpose is to allow running TSSV-Lite without having to convert the
        FDSTools library to TSSV format, and to offer allelename output. Like
        all other tools in FDSTools, it also works with TSSV library files but
        its allele name generation capabilities are limited in that case.
      * TSSV-Lite and the new TSSV tool in FDSTools have two columns renamed
        w.r.t. the original TSSV program: 'name' has been changed to 'marker',
        and 'allele' has been changed to 'sequence'. All tools in FDSTools
        have been updated to use the new column names. This change affects
        Allelefinder, BGCorrect, BGEstimate, BGHomRaw, BGHomStats, BGPredict,
        Blame, Samplestats, Samplevis, Stuttermark, Stuttermodel, and
        Seqconvert. Note that this change will BREAK COMPATIBILITY of these
        tools with old data files.
      * In Samplevis HTML visualisations, the "percentage recovery" table
        filtering option used the absolute number of recovered reads instead.
      * Added PctRecovery to the tables in Samplevis HTML visualisations.
      * BGPredict will now print a nice error message if the -n/--min-pct
        option is set to zero or a negative number, to avoid division by zero.
      * Samplestats would crash if the input file contained the flags column.
      * FDSTools would crash when trying to convert sequences to allele names
        using a TSSV library.
      * Libconvert will no longer include duplicate sequences in the STR
        defenition when converting to TSSV format and the reference sequence
        of one of the markers is the same as one of its aliases, or when
        aliases of one marker share one or more prefix or suffix sequences.
      * Updated add_input_output_args() such that the output file is a
        positional argument (instead of -o) for tools that have a single input
        file and no support for batches.
      * Updated add_sequence_format_args() such that the library file can be
        made a required argument.
      * Refined the FDSTools package description, since FDSTools does more
        than just noise filteirng.
      * FDSTools will now do a marginally better job at producing allele names
        for sequences that do not exactly match the provided STR pattern. When
        seeking the longest matching portion of the sequence, it will now also
        test the reversed sequence with a reversed pattern, which sometimes
        yields a longer match. It is still not optimal, though, but some
        refactoring has been done to move away from regular expressions.
      * BGCorrect will now also fill in correction_flags for newly added
      * Adjusted the help text of Samplestats to include the fact that the -c
        and -y options have an OR relation instead of an AND relation.
      * BGCorrect, BGEstimate, BGHomRaw, BGHomStats, BGPredict, and
        Stuttermodel will now ignore special values that may appear in the
        place of a sequence (currently: 'Other sequences' and 'No data').
      * The -m/--marker-column and -a/--allele-column arguments of BGPredict
        had no effect and have been removed.
      * Updated bundled D3 to v3.5.12.
      * In HTML visualisations, if the page is scrolled to the right edge when
        an option is changed that causes the graphs to become wider, the page
        now remains scrolled to the right.
      * Samplevis HTML visualisations:
        * Added 'Clear manually added/removed' link to the table filtering.
        * Reduced flicker of the mouse cursor in Internet Explorer.
        * Added 'Common axis range' checkbox (only available when 'Split
          markers' is off).
        * Added 'Save table' link to save the table of selected alleles to a
          tab-separated file.
        * Added 'PctRecovery' column to the tables of selected alleles.
        * An alert box is now shown when a data file is loaded that contains
          markers that have 'No data'.
        * Added 'Percentage of total reads' to the graph filtering options.
        * Added a note to the table filtering options to explain that the
          minimum percentage correction and recovery have an OR relation.
  17. 18 Jan, 2016 1 commit
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      Various fixes and improvements · 4f9286e4
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
      * Fixed a crash in BGMerge.
      * Fixed bug in BGCorrect that resulted in incorrect values in the
        *_add and *_corrected columns (yes, you, 8685a304).
      * Fixed a glitch in BGCorrect that prevented it from ever writing
        corrected_bgestimate in the correction_flags column.
      * BGEstimate will now include the sample tag in the error messages for
        missing alleles and alleles with 0 reads.
      * Strand bias lines in Samplevis are now clamped to the 0-100% range.
        BGCorrect may cause forward read percentages outside this range.
      * Updated Vega to version 2.4.2.
      * Fixed drag-'n-drop behaviour for HTML visualisations in Internet
        Explorer and Firefox.
      * Fixed the Save Image link when viewing HTML visualisations in
        Internet Explorer 10 and above.
      * Added http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge" meta-tag to all
        visualisations to prevent Internet Explorer from entering quirks mode.
      * Samplevis:
        * Fixed glitch that would sometimes cause a second horizontal scroll
          bar to appear.
        * Graphs now render much more quickly when 'Split markers' is on, and
          Chrome no longer crashes on large sample files with this option set.
  18. 09 Dec, 2015 1 commit
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      Filtering and aggregation in Samplestats · a3e610e8
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
      * When converting STR allele names to sequences, FDSTools would reject
        any prefix variants with a false message stating that the variant does
        not match the reference sequence.
      * The Samplestats tool would not allow the -b/--min-per-strand option to
        be set to zero.
      * Moved the flags generated by BGCorrect to a new column named
        correction_flags. Some of the values have been renamed for clarity,
        and this column now always contains a value.
        * The Samplestats tool will no longer add the not_corrected flag to
          each sequence, as it does not add the correction_flags column.
      * The Samplestats tool now supports filtering sequences. For filtering,
        the same set of options is available as those used for marking
        alleles. The filtering options use upper case letters and have '-filt'
        appended to their long name. The new -a/--filter-action option defines
        what should be done with filtered sequencies. 'off', the default,
        disables filtering; 'combine' replaces filtered sequences with a new
        line containing aggregated data; 'delete' removes filtered sequences
        without leaving a trace.
        * The seqconvert tool is aware of the special 'Other sequences' value
          produced by Samplestats with -a/--filter-action set to 'combine'.
      	Other tools will give an informative error message when the input
      	contains this special value.
      * The Samplestats tool now accepts non-integer and negative numbers for
        -n/--min-reads and -b/--min-per-strand because after correction read
        counts are not necessarily nonnegative integers anymore.
      * The forward_correction and reverse_correction columns of Samplestats
        will now contain 0 if the sequence had exactly 0 reads both before and
        after correction (previously, this was -100).
      * Renamed the _mp columns of Samplestats to _mp_sum ("per-marker
        percentage of the sum") and introduced _mp_max columns ("per-marker
        percentage of the maximum").
      * Samplestats and Samplevis HTML visualisations will now mark a sequence
        as 'allele' if the minimum amount of correction OR the minimum number
        of recovered reads is reached (as opposed to AND). This allows alleles
        on stutter positions to be detected.
      * The -r/--min-recovery option of Samplestats has been renamed to
        -y/--min-recovery, analogous to the new -Y/--min-recovery-filt.
      * Updated Vega to version 2.4.1.
      * Replaced the regular expression-based filters in all visualisations
        with a much simpler syntax. The new syntax uses space-separated search
        terms, defaulting to a 'contains'-type search method. If any search
        term is preceded by an equals sign, that term must be matched exactly.
        (The search terms themselves are actually still matched as regexes!)
      * Added 'show negative alleles' option (default on) to Samplevis. When
        enabled, the graph filtering options work on abs(value) instead of the
        value itself.
      * When sorting alleles in Samplevis, the allele name is now used as the
        final tiebreaker instead of the primary sorting column.
      * HTML visualisations no longer re-render the entire graph when changing
        the width. The same holds true for the height setting of Allelevis.
      * The tables in Samplevis HTML visualisations will now contain the
        information from BGCorrect's correction_flags column in the Notes
  19. 03 Dec, 2015 1 commit
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      Bug fixes and improvements in allele name gen and auto allele selection · 7820cad0
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
      * In Samplevis HTML visualisations, the automatic allele selection was
        only checking the number of reverse reads for the 'minimum number of
        reads per orientation' setting.
      * In Samplevis HTML visualisations, automatic allele selection would
        fail to select alleles that had exactly the given minimum number of
      * FDSTools would sometimes calculate incorrect and even negative repeat
        counts when producing TSSV-style sequences and allele names for
        sequences that did not exactly fit the STR structure given in the
      * The Samplestats tool now offers the same possibilities to mark alleles
        as Samplevis HTML visualisations do.
      * In Samplevis HTML visualisations, user-removed alleles now have a line
        through their table row.
      * Added a reference to https://docs.python.org/howto/regex in the sample
        tag parsing options section of the help text of many tools.
      * FDSTools will now do a better job of finding the longest possible
        match of the STR repeat definition to produce TSSV-style sequences and
        allele names for seqences that do not exactly fit the STR structure
        given in the library.
      * New visualisation type 'allele'. With Allelevis, you can generate a
        graph of the alleles of the reference samples (output from
        Allelefinder). (Known bug: it has a 'funny' amount of padding.)
  20. 01 Dec, 2015 1 commit
    • Hoogenboom, Jerry's avatar
      Grand update to all visualisations, especially Samplevis · e7517bbd
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
      * The Vis tool no longer crashes if you specify '-' as the input file
        without piping data in from another program. It will just produce a
        visualisation file with no embedded data instead.
      * FDSTools would crash when generating an allele name for a sequence of
        an STR marker that contained the prefix and suffix of the marker but
        not the actual STR (yes, this happened).
      * Stuttermodelvis would draw all 'All data' fits in the graphs of all
        repeat unit sequences, instead of just the 'All data' fit that was
        fitted to the data of a particular repeat sequence.
      * BGHomStats, BGHomRaw, and Samplestats now round their output to three
        significant digits.
      * BGCorrect now rounds its output to 3 decimal positions.
      Various enhancements to Samplevis HTML visualisations:
      * Added a whole new set of options which are used to automatically
        select the true alleles in a sample.
      * Added an option to split the graphs and the table up per marker.
      * The selected alleles are no longer lost when the graphs are
        re-rendered due to changed options.
      * Added some more columns to the table of selected alleles and made the
        table prettier.
      * Added a dedicated stylesheet for printing, which transforms the web
        page into a nicely formatted report when printed.
      * Option groups can now be hidden separately.
      * Filtering options are now based on the read numbers after correction.
      * The mouse cursor now changes to a 'pointer' style cursor (usually a
        hand with stretched index finger) when hovered over the clickable
        portion of the graph.
      * Updated Vega to version 2.4.0 and d3 to version 3.5.10.
      * All visualisations now use signals to set the options. This allows
        them to be updated without re-parsing the entire graph spec in most
        cases, which is much faster.
      * Using new cross-and-filter capabilities in bgrawvis, profilevis,
        samplevis, and stuttermodelvis. This greatly reduces Vega's memory
        usage and speeds up rendering.
      * The name of the currently loaded data file is prepended to the page
        title in HTML visualisations.
      * If a file is loaded into an HTML visualisation by drag-and-drop, the
        name of the loaded file is displayed on the file input element.
      * A new -T/--title option for the Vis tool allows for specifying
        something that should be prepended to the page title of HTML
        visualisations. This is particularly useful when data is piped in,
        because no file name is available in that case.
      * Asynchronous rendering of visualisations is now cancelled if a new
        asynchronous rendering task has already been scheduled (HTML
        visualisations only).
  21. 23 Nov, 2015 1 commit
    • Hoogenboom, Jerry's avatar
      Introducing Samplestats · 559ee083
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
      * New tool Samplestats computes various sequence-centric statistics for
        sample data files. Most statistics relate to correction amounts and
        are thus only included if the input file contains BGCorrect columns.
      * The starting position can now be ommitted from the [genome_position]
        in FDSTools library files. A default value of 1 will be used in this
      * The setup.py script can now also be run without explicitly specifying
        Python as the interpreter (it now has a shebang line).
  22. 16 Nov, 2015 2 commits
    • Hoogenboom, Jerry's avatar
      Fix setup.py crash · e59b11e3
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
    • Hoogenboom, Jerry's avatar
      Various fixes and improvements · 313867bc
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
      * The 'to' base in variants called on mtDNA was incorrect. This bug could also cause FDSTools to crash.
      * FDSTools would crash if you tried to generate an allele name for a primer dimer of an mtDNA marker. (Now, you get an insane but entirely accurate allele name instead.)
      * Fixed bug that caused some perfectly valid mtDNA allele names to be rejected when attempting to convert them back to raw sequences.
      * You can now also specify the ending position of the markers in the FDSTools library. If you do, you may also additionally specify a second start position (and optionally also a second end position, and so on). FDSTools will interpret this as that the marker is the concatenation of each of these fragments. This was primarily introduced to support mtDNA fragments that contain (somewhere in the middle) the origin of mtDNA base numbering.
      * More helpful error message when format violations are detected while parsing the library file.
      * More helpful error message when the -e/--tag-expr regular expression could not be compiled.
      * Added a paragraph about sequence alignment caching to the help text of Seqconvert.
      * Added a 'flags' column to BGCorrect output, which gives information about the data that was used to do the correction.
      Background noise profiles:
      * Removed -C/--cross-tabular option from BGEstimate, BGPredict, and BGMerge and also removed the ability to read files in this format.
      * BGEstimate, BGHomStats, and BGPredict now add a column 'tool' with their name to the output.
  23. 05 Nov, 2015 1 commit
    • Hoogenboom, Jerry's avatar
      Improvements to Samplevis · d391de48
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
      * The legend items now have more descriptive names and also include the
        strand balance line.
      * Added 5% to the X axis scale, to reassure people that they are really
        seeing the entire bar.
      * The X axis scale limits are now rounded to a 'nice' number and
        includes a label for its ending tick mark.
      * Added filter for a minimum number of reads per orientation.
      * Strand bias line now becomes red if less than a certain percentage
        (default 25) of reads is on one strand, and a star is placed at the
        end of the allele's bar.
      * Alleles can be selected (and deselectd) by clicking them (HTML only).
        * Selected alleles appear with a green italic allele name.
        * Data for selected alleles is summarised in a table at the bottom of
          the page. This is WIP and currently only includes the read total.
  24. 04 Nov, 2015 1 commit
    • Hoogenboom, Jerry's avatar
      Implemented support for non-STR markers, improved file handling and more · 1083919c
      Hoogenboom, Jerry authored
      Additions and improvements to the FDSTools library file format:
      * New [genome_position] section in FDSTools-style library files allows
      for specifying the chromosome and position of each marker.
      * New [no_repeat] section in FDSTools-style library files allows for
      including non-STR markers.
      * Comma/semicolon/space-separated values in FDSTools-style library files
      can now also be separated by tab characters and multiple consecutive
      separators are no longer collapsed (with the exception of whitespace).
      * If no prefix and/or suffix has been specified for an alias, the
      prefix/suffix of the marker itself is used.
      * Implemented support for non-STR markers (e.g. SNP clusters) and mtDNA
      markers. Allele names of the latter follow mtDNA nomenclature.
      * Improved the logic of generating STR allele names for sequences that
      have a prefix or suffix sequence that was not included in the library
      * Updated and clarified various explanatory texts in generated FDSTools
      library files.
      * Fixed a bug that caused prefix/suffix variants in aliases to go
      missing in allele names.
      Improved file handling:
      * Library files are now closed immediately after parsing them.
      * Sample data input files are opened one at a time now.
      * Updated Vega to version 2.3.1.
      * Worked around a bug in Google Chrome that caused the 'Save image' link
      to stop working after having been used once.
  25. 22 Sep, 2015 1 commit
  26. 10 Sep, 2015 1 commit
    • jhoogenboom's avatar
      Finishing StuttermodelVis · 4eee1a33
      jhoogenboom authored
      * Properly implemented the options on the StuttermodelVis HTML
      * Added filtering options for marker and repeat unit to
      * Added StuttermodelVis to the Vis tool.
      General visualisation changes:
      * Updated Vega to v2.2.4.
      * Fixed glitch that caused mouseover events in HTML visualisations
        to stop working after the renderer was switched.
      * The file name suggested by the Save Image link in HTML
        visualisations is now derived from the name of the loaded data
  27. 04 Sep, 2015 1 commit
  28. 03 Sep, 2015 1 commit
    • jhoogenboom's avatar
      Introducing StuttermodelVis (not complete yet) · e0eef88d
      jhoogenboom authored
      * Added StuttermodelVis HTML file and JSON spec. The rendering
        works, but some of the options are not implemented yet. It is
        also not yet added to the Vis tool.
      * Changed the order of stuttermodel's coefficients: 'a' used to be
        the most significant coefficient, now it is the least significant
        coefficient (the shift). The benefit of this is that when moving
        to higher-order polynomials, the extra coefficients do not change
        the meaning of the others. So 'a' is now always the shift, 'b' is
        the linear component, 'c' the quadratic, etc.
      * Added some development notes (including todo list) that I had
        kept outside of the project until now.
  29. 01 Sep, 2015 2 commits
    • jhoogenboom's avatar
      Cleanup and minor enhancements · 03fc3d49
      jhoogenboom authored
      * BGCorrect and Stuttermark will now exit with an error message if
        more than one input file for the same sample is specified and no
        separate output files are given. Previously these tools would
        just overwrite the output file repeatedly, discarding the output
        of all but the last data file of the sample.
      * Removed to main() functions and related stubs from the tools
        because they are not actually runnable directly anyway.
      * Added some more help text to some of the tools.
      * Doubled the size of the marker name filter input element on the
        HTML visualisations.
    • jhoogenboom's avatar
      Various bug fixes and additions · ce7f34fb
      jhoogenboom authored
      * Fixed crash that would occur when an empty sequence (primer dimer) is converted from raw to TSSV-style (or allelename) format.
      * Fixed bug in BGHomRaw that caused incorrect sample tags in the output.
      * Fixed bug that caused allele names with negative CE numbers and names of primer dimers to be regarded as 'invalid allele names' even though FDSTools generated those names itself.
      * Fixed crash when reading sample data while looking for an annotation column.
      * Fixed bug in Allelefinder resulting in the complete absence of output that occurred when a column name with Stuttermark output was specified.
      * Restyled the Options box on HTML visualisations. It is now less transparent and oriented more vertically to reduce overlap with the visualisation. Options are now presented in groups.
      * Updated Vega to version 2.2.1.
      * Added *_corrected columns to BGCorrect output for convenience. E.g., the total_corrected column contains the value of total-total_noise+total_add.
      * Added -L/--log-scale option to the Vis tool.
  30. 26 Aug, 2015 1 commit
    • jhoogenboom's avatar
      Introducing BGRawVis · 8213ec14
      jhoogenboom authored
      * Added new visualisation BGRawVis to the Vis tool. It visualises BGHomRaw output data.
      * Now using more reliable linear X axis label formatting in Profilevis.
      * Changed filtering operands in Profilevis and Samplevis from > to >=.
  31. 25 Aug, 2015 1 commit
    • jhoogenboom's avatar
      Introducing BGHomRaw. · 20337ba3
      jhoogenboom authored
      * New tool BGHomRaw computes noise ratios for all detected noise in
        all homozygous reference samples. The idea is to plot this data
        in a visualisation that will be added later.
  32. 24 Aug, 2015 1 commit
    • jhoogenboom's avatar
      Added Profilevis to the Vis tool and added various enhancements. · 513f967a
      jhoogenboom authored
      * Added options for the graph width and filtering on marker name to
        Samplevis and Profilevis.
      * The text fields in the HTML versions of Samplevs and Profilevis
        now update the graph OnChange instead of OnKeyUp. This is done
        because rendering the graph takes a while with large data files.
      * Fixed glitch in Profilevis that caused useless horizontal axis
        labels when the logarithmic scale is used.
      * Fixed glitch in Profilevis that caused Vega to render the graph
        even before data was loaded.
      * Changed -R option of SeqConvert to -r to avoid a potential
        collision with the -R/--report option if SeqConvert ever gets
        report output support in the future.
  33. 21 Aug, 2015 1 commit
    • jhoogenboom's avatar
      Introducing Profilevis, and various bug fixes · b7d64a4f
      jhoogenboom authored
      * New visualisation Profilevis added to the package, but not yet to
        the Vis tool.
      * The Vis tool now prints a helpful error message if no output file
        was specified, instead of printing half a megabyte of HTML and
        minified JavaScript to the terminal.
      * Fixed crash that occurred when attempting to convert the sequence
        of an alias to its allele name.
      * Fixed various bugs in the functions that convert sequences to
        TSSV-style and allele names. Only the conversion of non-matching
        sequences was affected.
      * Added "max_expected_copies" section to the FDSTools library
        format. The default value is 2. Allelefinder will now use these
        as the maximum number of alleles per marker if the
        -a/--max-alleles option is not specified.
      * The section headers in the FDSTools library format are now case