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Coloring methods in Multiple Alignment View


This tutorial will serve as a consolidation space for all existing help on Coloring methods in Multiple Sequence Alignment View.

Step 1: Download example file

Download example file

Step 2: Open Multiple Sequence View

Open the example file (Open - File Import). Set the File Format drop-down to "Text Alignment files".

open file import

Click Next twice, then Finish, leaving the default settings. New project will be added to your workspace.

new project

Right-click the new project and select Open New View command. New View menu will be displayed.

new view

Click on the Multiple Alignment View. Multiple Alignment view will be displayed.

Step 3: Explore Coloring methods

Select your region of interest an zoom to sequence.

Right-click anywhere in your region of interest and select Coloration - Select Method from the context menu.

select method

Alignment Scoring Methods menu will be displayed.

scoring methods

Explore the following available scoring methods (described in detail in the Multiple Sequence Alignment Viewer documentation):

Current Version is 3.8.2 (released December 12, 2022)

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Last updated: 2017-11-04T03:25:26Z