Package Bio :: Package SearchIO :: Package _model :: Module _base :: Class _BaseSearchObject
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Class _BaseSearchObject

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Abstract class for SearchIO objects.
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_transfer_attrs(self, obj)
Transfer instance attributes to the given object (PRIVATE).
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Inherited from object: __delattr__, __format__, __getattribute__, __hash__, __init__, __new__, __reduce__, __reduce_ex__, __repr__, __setattr__, __sizeof__, __str__, __subclasshook__

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_transfer_attrs(self, obj)

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Transfer instance attributes to the given object (PRIVATE).

This method is used to transfer attributes set externally (for example using setattr) to a new object created from this one (for example from slicing).

The reason this method is necessary is because different parsers will set different attributes for each QueryResult, Hit, HSP, or HSPFragment objects, depending on the attributes they found in the search output file. Ideally, we want these attributes to 'stick' with any new instance object created from the original one.