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 -io            io_handle:integer
 -readings      identifiers:integers
 -distances     distances:integers

This command shifts all readings to the right of (and including) a specified reading by a particular amount to the left or right. It is mainly for manually manipulating the database structures to join contigs. Use is not recommended. The function returns no value but will generate a Tcl error if an error occurs.

-io io_handle
The database IO handle returned from a previous open_db call.
-readings readings
-distances distances
For each reading listed in the readings argument, that reading and all those to the right of it are shifted by the corresponding element in the distances list. Positive distances shift right; negative distances shift left.

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