Split an input FASTA-formatted sequence file into a user-specified number of smaller files such that the sequence data is evenly distributed among them.

usage: split_sequence_data.py [-h] -i INPUT_FASTA_FN [-n NUM_OUTPUT_FILES] [-o OUTPUT_DIR] [-v]

Required arguments

-i INPUT_FASTA_FN, --input_fasta_fn INPUT_FASTA_FN

The sequence data file to be split up into a series of smaller files.

-n NUM_OUTPUT_FILES, --num_output_files NUM_OUTPUT_FILES

The number of files the input data should be split into.

Optional arguments

-o OUTPUT_DIR, --output_dir OUTPUT_DIR

The location to write the split data files.

-h, --help

Show the help message and exit

-v, --verbose

Print detailed information about script operation.