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Grid display

Ed Griffiths edgrif at sanger.ac.uk
Wed Jul 11 10:02:11 EST 2001


Mark,

> I have been trying with no success to date to get the Grid display to
> give me smaller boxes, and an A-P along the top and 1-24 down the
> side, so that I can use it for inputting hyb data on a 4x4 gridded,
> 384-well plate library in an easy way.
> The main issue is getting the grid of boxes to be small enough to fit
> on a screen so they are visible all-at-once (using a big 19" screen I
> can currently see 16x4 across but only ~14x4 up and down).
> The toggle small display option for grids is curious in that it gives
> a set of boxes delimited only by their corners, and is oddly affected
> by choosing particular clones on the grid.
> 
> Can I reduce the "box" size in the non-minimised grid view?
> The lettering is less important but would be useful.

As far as I can see you can't set the size of the boxes but I will add this,
I'll try and do the stuff you've asked for above in the next week or so. I'll
post here when its done.

cheers Ed

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| Ed Griffiths, Acedb development, Informatics Group,                    |
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