anvi-delete-collection [program]

Remove a collection from a given profile database.

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Can provide

Can consume

profile-db collection


This program, as implied by the name, is used to delete a collection from a profile-db.

When you do this, you’ll lose the collection forever, as well as the bins within it. It is generally a good idea to export your binning effort into a collection-txt using anvi-export-collection before deleting it, just to be safe.

To list available collections in a database, call

anvi-delete-collection -p profile-db \ --list-collections

Then, you can easily delete a collection with the command

anvi-delete-collection -p profile-db \ -C collection

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