※ Documentation:

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. Q: How to download and use WocEA 1.0 software?

A: Firstly, please visit the WocEA software Page at http://wocea.biocuckoo.org/down.php. You can download the latest version of WocEA software in "※WocEA 1.0 Download" section. Please choose the package dependent on your computer Operating System (OS). After downloading, please double clicking on the program ico, then the WocEA 1.0 could be easily installed on your computer. To use the WocEA 1.0 software, you can read the manual first. Also, we prepared 4 demos for you. You can browse the demos online or in local softwares.

2. Q: What's the usage of the demos?

A: We randomly chose some data from the widly spreaded journals. Then the word cloud are implemented in WocEA 1.0. You can try to modify one of the demos into your figure at a start to use WocEA 1.0 .

3. Q: May I put two or more word cloud in a single graph or add edit word cloud by adding some other figures with WocEA?

A: At current stage, the WocEA 1.0 can't make more than one word cloud in a single figure, also, WocEA can't edit figures. In the WocEA 1.0, the rational is easy-to-use. If you truely need some other functions, please do not hesitate to contact with us. We will realize the new functions based on experimentalists feedback in later updated versions.

4. Q: What does n, m, N, M, E-ratio, p-value mean in the enrichment results?

A: N = number of proteins in background annotated by at least one GO term
n = number of proteins in background annotated by the GO term t
M = number of proteins in foreground annotated by at least one GO term
m = number of proteins in foreground annotated by the GO term t
p-value was calculated with the hypergeometric distribution

5. Q: I have a few questions which are not listed above, how can I contact the authors of WocEA 1.0?

A: Please contact the major author: Wanshan Ning (ningwanshan@hust.edu.cn) or Dr. Yu Xue for details.

6. Q: I was trying to install the software in Mac OS but my installer says the file is damaged. How can I properly install the software in Mac OS?

A: By default, Mac OS 10.8 or later only allows users to install applications from 'verified sources'. In effect, this means that users are unable to install most applications downloaded from the internet. You can follow the directions below to prevent this error message from appearing.

(1) Open the Preferences. This can be done by either clicking on the System Preferences icon in the Dock or by going to Apple Menu > System Preferences.
(2) Open the Security & Privacy pane by clicking Security & Privacy.
(3) Make sure that the General section of the the Security & Privacy pane is selected. Click the icon labeled Click the lock to prevent further changes.
(4) Enter your username and password into the prompt that appears and click Unlock.
(5) Under the section labeled Allow applications downloaded from, select Anywhere. On the prompt that appears, click Allow From Anywhere.
(6) Exit System Preferences by clicking the red button in the upper left of the window. You should now be able to install applications downloaded from the internet.

7. A simple demo of using WocEA: